Microsoft Picture It! was a popular program that built on Microsoft Publishing's wizards and templates to allow quick, user-friendly editing of digital photos. From the late 1990s through 2006, Microsoft Picture It! software and its rebranded successor, Microsoft Digital Image, were available in a number of editions including Microsoft Picture It! Express, Microsoft Picture It! Publishing, Microsoft Picture It! Premium, and several versions of Microsoft Digital Image.
Users liked Microsoft software for its functionality, ease of use and low cost, but gradually the market outgrew the product. It's no longer possible to buy Microsoft Picture It! from the company, and you won't find a Microsoft Picture It! free download or Microsoft Picture It! free trial. But you don't have to give up on photo editing software.
1. Find discontinued Microsoft Picture It! software online for an inexpensive solution.
2. Choose simplified photo editing software from other providers to replace Microsoft Picture It!
3. Step up to a more sophisticated digital imaging package.
Make use of Microsoft Picture It! and its successors while you still canWhile Microsoft will not offer support for Picture It! and its successor, Microsoft Digital Image, after 2009, you can still occasionally find versions of these discontinued photo editing programs for sale online. If you're a loyal user who just wants an update and won't need help with a learning curve, you can take advantage of these discounted offers.
Find easy-to-use replacements for Microsoft Picture It, Digital ImageIf the built-in photo editing tools that come with Windows Vista aren't enough for you, but you don't feel comfortable moving up to professional-level photo editing software, try one of the many user-friendly digital imaging packages available. These choices offer some of the same low cost and out-of-the-box convenience as Microsoft photo software.
Graduate from Microsoft Picture It! Premium to a professional digital imaging packageThe demise of Microsoft Picture It! might be just the nudge you need to move up to professional photo editing software. Today's versatile digital imaging tools will take you as far as your imagination can soar, and beyond, in any digital medium.
- If you're a Windows Vista user, simple digital photo editing tools very similar to those you're used to using with Picture It! software are included in the operating system. Don't spend more for digital imaging tools if you aren't going to be doing professional design and publication.