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Managing Pictures

With Microsoft Office Picture Manager, you can manage, edit, and share your pictures. You can view all the pictures on your computer and specify which file type you want to open with Picture Manager. If you need to edit a picture, you can use Picture Manager to change brightness, contrast, and color, and to remove red eye. You can also crop, rotate and flip, resize, and compress a picture.

Open Picture Manager and Locate Pictures

Click the Start button, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Office, point to Microsoft Office Tools, and then click Microsoft Office Picture Manager.

The first time you start the program, it asks you to select the file types you want to open with Picture Manager. Select the check boxes with the formats you want, and then click OK.

Click Locate Pictures.

Click the Look In list arrow, and then click a drive location.

Click OK.

Use the View buttons to view your pictures.

When you're done, click the Close button.

Did You Know?

You can export a folder of files with a new format or size. In Picture Manager, click the File menu, click Export, specify the folder with the pictures you want to change, select an export file format or select a size, and then click OK.


Edit Pictures

In Picture Manager, select the picture you want to edit.

Click the Edit Pictures button on the Standard toolbar.

Use the editing tools on the Edit Pictures task pane to modify the picture.

  • Brightness And Contrast

  • Color

  • Crop

  • Rotate And Flip

  • Red Eye Removal

Use the sizing tools on the Edit Pictures task pane to change the picture size.

  • Resize

  • Compress Pictures

Click the Save button on the Standard toolbar.

When you're done, click the Close button.

Did You Know?

You can discard changes to a picture. If you don't like the changes you make to a picture, click the Edit menu, and then click Discard Changes to restore the picture.


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