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Windows 7: Photo Organiser ?

13 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
Photo Organiser ?

Hi , I have just being looking for a photo organiser but with out much luck (found stuff like Paint.Net etc but its not what I am looking for) can anyone please suggest one ?, Freeware would be ideal but then again I don't mind paying for something thats worth it, any help would be very much appreciated ... thank you

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13 Nov 2010   #2

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I've been using Picasa for years now. I am completely happy with it, IMO it's the best freeware photo organizer. Picasa 3: Free download from Google

Notice please that you should never publicly admit you are using Picasa or any other Google app; it's made by Google and because of that, you risk getting a lot of "Google is spying you, I would never use it" crap

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13 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

How about Windows Live Photo Gallery?
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13 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Never use anything Google .....

just kidding.

Picasa is actually quite good.

Also, Windows Photo Gallery is worth looking into as well.
Its part of Windows Live Essentials 2011.

I prefer Windows Live over Picasa, but thats just me.

Either one should be perfectly fine for what you're looking for depending on your preference, and both are free.
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13 Nov 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

Thank you Kari, Garlic and Wishmaster I will look at each
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14 Nov 2010   #6

Windows 7 Premium 32 bit
Picassa 3

I use it and find it simpler and faster to use than Adobe Bridge for PhotoShop CS4

That'll miff off the fanbois for sure!
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14 Nov 2010   #7

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium

Ciara- If you could use software that will not only resize your photos for use on social media but also offers tools to help your photos look their very best you might want to check out The FastStone Image Viewer.

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14 Nov 2010   #8

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu

If you need an image viewer that will read most of the available formats on the net have a look at Irfanview, which is freeware.

IrfanView - Official Homepage - one of the most popular viewers worldwide

if you download the add-ons and filters there is not much it will not display
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15 Nov 2010   #9

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

Thank you chrisjw37, Maxxwire and Barman58, I am using Windows Photo Gallery ATM but I will look in to your suggestions thank you very much
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15 Nov 2010   #10


For me the best photo organizer and editing app is free and already right on your system, if you use MS Office. It's Microsoft Office Picture Manager, and it's fabulous!!! It's very user friendly and I use it for just about everything that has to do with photos and images.

PS It's located in Microsoft Office Tools, and if you wish, you can make it your default photo app, so that whenever you click on any photo, Microsoft Office Picture Manager automatically opens and you can instantly start editing the photo or do whatever else you wish to do to it.
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