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By default, Microsoft office packages from 2013 to latest do not come with Microsoft picture manager installed by default, you need to install it as a stand-alone application.


installing Microsoft office picture
Microsoft picture manager dashboard


Microsoft Office Picture Manager allows you to have a flexible way to manage, edit, and share your pictures. You can perform many operations on your images including editing, resizing, sharing, searching and also perform auto correction on your images.

Microsoft Office Picture Manager comes in handy especially when you want to do batch edits on your images.

Enough of the chit chat let get into action….


 How to install.

Step one

Download Microsoft Share point designer 2010 by opening Google search engine and typing  “Microsoft Share point designer 2010” into the search box, this will bring your two versions of Microsoft Share Point designer 2010 and that is 32 bit and 64 bit, it’s from here that you select the right version for your computer.

Figure 1Google search results for Microsoft SharePoint designer


Step two

Once the download is done run the exe application and wait until the file extraction is complete


Step three

Select CUSTOMIZE from the choose installation you want popup


Step four

Make sure all the three tools of share point designer are marked as unavailable from their respective drop downs

 Step five

Expand Office Tools and select Microsoft Office Picture Manager, Click the drop-down arrow next to Microsoft Office Picture Manager and click Run from my computer.

 Final Step

Figure 3click on the install now

Click install now and this will only install Picture manager without other components that you may not need anyway. After the installation is done, you can restart your computer and start using Microsoft picture manager.

By Muganzi Martin