Category Archives: Photo Gallery

RIP Microsoft Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery is no longer available Last month saw the end of the support and availability of Microsoft Photo Gallery. This was one of Microsoft’s fines products. It provided photo enthusiasts an easy to use, yet most versatile, tool for … Continue reading

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Windows 10 – Is it soup yet?

Importing Photos in Windows 10 The latest Windows 10 Technical Preview, Build 10041,  already looks much more professional than the “for toddlers only” feel of Windows 8 and 8.1. The full screen Start page is gone as is the full … Continue reading

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ICE-2 Auto complete

Image Composite Editor – Auto complete The Microsoft Image Composite Editor has been one of my favorite tools for years. Just a short while back I was lamenting its apparent demise, when, like a phoenix rising from the ashes, a … Continue reading

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Nikon NEF Codec and Photo Gallery

Microsoft Live Photo Gallery is a most useful and versatile tool for managing your photos. I have used it enthusiastically for many years. Like other photo handling programs, it needs to translate the image files to viewable images. For photos … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 Importing Photos

One Giant Leap … This story is more than about Windows 8.1 Pro Preview – it is a tragic tale, oh, just read and weep. One of the biggest uses for computers by the senior folks is for managing and … Continue reading

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Importing Photos in Windows 8

Albert Einstein is often quoted as saying, “Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” Microsoft in developing Windows 8 has not heeded this advise and attempted to make it simpler still. As least concerning importing photos from a … Continue reading

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