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What is Picture Manager? By using Picture Manager, you can manage, edit, and view your pictures/photos. Use the picture editing tools to crop, expand, or copy, paste and compress.
To open Microsoft Office Picture Manager
- Choose All Programs
- Open Microsoft Office Programs
- Open Microsoft Office Tools
- Choose Picture Manager
Or right-click on a photo, and choose Open with… Microsoft Picture Manager
Editing your Pictures
By using the Edit and Picture menus, you can change how your pictures look by adjusting the following settings:
- Brightness and contrast - Allows you to adjust the difference between light and dark tones. You can use this feature to correct pictures that appear too light or too dark.
- Color - Allows you to adjust the hue and saturation. You can use this feature to correct pictures with colors that are tinted or dull.
- Crop - Allows you to crop out unwanted parts of a picture. You can use this feature to correct pictures that contain distracting elements.
- Rotate and flip - Allows you to rotate pictures or flip them on the current axis of the picture. You can use this feature to correct pictures that you have taken sideways for a portrait orientation.
- Red-eye removal - Allows you to remove the red from your picture subjects' eyes caused by the camera's flash. You can use this feature to correct red eyes wherever they appear.
- Resize your original - Allows you to change the dimensions of a picture. You can use this feature to enlarge a picture for printing or reduce it to send in e-mail messages or share on the Internet.
- Compress – Allows you to compress the image for smaller file size and faster loading.
When you have finished editing, you can save the changes. Click Save to save over the original image or useSave As to create a new image and keep the original.
Tip: Select one or more pictures by using the Control (CTRL) key and clicking on several images, then edit all the pictures at once. Select ALL pictures by using Control (CTRL) and the “A” key.
Note: You cannot use Picture Manager to make images transparent, add text to pictures, or scan images.