Windows Live Photo Gallery 2008 12.0.1193.815 Beta

Microsoft is pumping out more free software for the masses. I’ve never heard or seen Windows Live Photo Gallery, but I thought about downloading and installing this application to give it a whirl. During the install, I asked to install a bunch more Windows Live applications. Specifically the Mail component, since my MSN account is attached to my Hotmail. After installing everything, I ran the Windows Live Photo Gallery, and it was pretty amazing.

Microsoft is pumping out more free software for the masses. I’ve never heard or seen Windows Live Photo Gallery, but I thought about downloading and installing this application to give it a whirl. During the install, I asked to install a bunch more Windows Live applications. Specifically the Mail component, since my MSN account is attached to my Hotmail. After installing everything, I ran the Windows Live Photo Gallery, and it was pretty amazing.

I downloaded “WLinstaller.exe” which is the Windows Live installer, more or less, it looks like a framework for all Windows Live Applications and is not just specific to Windows Live Photo Gallery.

Organize your photos and videos, edit them or apply special effects.

Windows Live Photo Gallery application was designed to help you organize your photos and videos, edit them or apply special effects, or share them with family and friends. Windows Live Photo Gallery Beta helps you relive all your digital memories.

Here are some key features of “Windows Live Photo Gallery”:

Easily share your photos
· The “Publish” button makes it simple to share your photos and videos online. You can also display your photos with cool screensavers and slideshows.
Quickly find your photos and videos
· Import your photos from your digital camera, and the Windows Live Photo Gallery will automatically organize them into events based on date and time. Keep your photos organized by name, date, rating, and type. Locate similar pictures with tags you add.
Enhance your photos and videos
· Create a cool panoramic view by combining multiple photos. Capture the moment by adding captions. Enhance your photos by adjusting things like color and exposure. Improve your photos with simple crop and red-eye fixes.

Windows Live Photo Gallery site
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