Windows Essentials–Photo Gallery Tags

So with the name change, from Windows Live Essentials (2011) to Windows Essentials (2012) came some confusion with two of the products. Those products being the video and picture file tools.  Both were named with the Windows Live moniker previously and in many cases you could find the application in the Windows Live folder. With Windows Essentials, these files are named straightforward albeit confusing, Movie Maker and Photo Gallery.

One of the reasons I am even posting this is a friend mentioned that they downloaded a product so that they could organize their picture files based on tags. So the obvious question was why another piece of software? With Photo Gallery you have a great tool to manage your media files, to include tags (in addition to geotags and ratings) and you can search your collection by those tags. While it’s no Photoshop replacement it is a handy utility that should be installed on windows7 and windows8 computers.


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