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Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011
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Tips and help for the Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011 image management, sharing, and editing tool.


#1: View File Details in the Gallery View
Show image and movie file names, dates, sizes, image sizes, ratings, and/or captions in Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011.

#2: Interactively Straighten a Skewed Photo
Interactively straighten or un-straighten a photograph via Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011

#3: Filter Files: Raw Photos, Photos, and/or Videos
Display only raw photos, photos, and/or videos inside Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011.

#4: Stop Showing Photo or Video Previews When Hovering
Instead, hover over a photo or video in Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011 to display the filename and date / time.

#5: Find All Edited or Non Edited Files
Need to know which photos have been edited in Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011, or which photos are originals? Apply a filter.

#6: Find a Photo, View in Explorer
Need to find the original location on your hard drive of a photo viewed in Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011?

#7: Remove EXIF Tags When Publishing to Facebook, Flickr
Remove file metadata such as EXIF tags when uploading photos and videos to Facebook, Flickr, Windows Live, or other services via Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011.

#8: Set a Photo as the Desktop Wallpaper / Background
Turn your favorite photo into your Windows wallpaper via Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011. Plus, there's a keyboard shortcut alternative.

#9: Move Original Copies of Edited Photos to Recycle Bin after Awhile
If hard drive space is at a premium, place original copies of photos edited in Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011 into the Recycle Bin for later emptying.

#10: Order Prints of Your Digital Photos
Order prints of your digital photos for delivery or pick-up via Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011.

#11: Email Photos at Original or Smaller Sizes
E-mail photos managed in Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011, choosing to send them as bandwidth-hogging originals or reduced sizes.

#12: Determine Tasks Auto Adjust Performs
When Auto Adjusting one photo or a group in Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011, determine what fixes are applied.

#13: Include / Exclude Folders, Watching for New Photos and Videos
Configure Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011 to keep track of new photos and videos in folders of your choosing, or to forget looking at certain folders that are no longer used.

#14: Bump JPEG Quality to 100% When Compressing
When editing JPEGs, force Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011 to compress them in a way that keeps even more detail available.

#15: Download Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011
Download Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011, a photo management, editing, and publishing tool for Windows.

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