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Microsoft Photo Story 3

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USER REVIEWS

Create Your Own Presentations and Short Movies with This Program

By Sam James

On Wednesday, January 21, 2015

I like this program because with Microsoft Photo Story 3, I can now create my own slideshow and own short movies. Not only that, I can also add a lot of new effects, narrations, and background music with my presentation to make it catchier. Once I am done with my work, I can now play it on my PC using Windows Media Player, since we are using the WMV format. In addition, what I love about this is that it is not that difficult to use because its interface is just simple so you will know how the program works. Plus, you can create the things that you want with the help of its new features and useful tools. I think the only thing that I do not want with this one is that it lags sometimes. Another thing that I would like to add, the maximum number of the images that can be imported by batch is only 200. All in all, this is a great program.

Pros

  • Very simple and attractive interface
  • It is very user friendly

Cons

  • The program lags and crashes sometimes
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TELL STORIES WITH YOUR PHOTOS IN FORM OF PRESENTATIONS USING THIS APPLICATION

By Hande Njr

On Thursday, September 18, 2014

If you want to tell stories using photos then this is the application for you. It is a product of Microsoft; it simply provides the user with the capability to include effects while telling stories using narrations and having music of your own choice playing in the background. The procedure involves choosing the pics that you want to be including for whatever theme or purpose arranging them in order and adding the desired transitions or effects and music you want. Mostly the end product is a presentation which can be used for professional or personal purpose. The choice of what you want to be part of the presentation is not limited to the content you have on your personal computer, because you can use media directly from the internet which is awesome. The internet will always have a wide range of multimedia materials to choose from that can specifically relay the message the way it should be desired once the presentation is used in whichever capacity. The finished work inform of a presentation can be kept in your personal computer by saving it or you can send it to another person as an attachment on email. This application is very basic hence it doesn't give the user a hard time achieving the goal of being user friendly.

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  • You can tell stories using this application.
  • It is good for presentations.

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  • There are a lot of similar softwares hence competition.
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A Very Straightforward Program That Can Create a Simple Yet Sophisticated Slideshow

By Sam James

On Wednesday, September 3, 2014

If you are looking for a tool that can help you in making simple slideshows using some of your digital photos that are saved in your computer, you can check out this brilliant application made by Microsoft and this application is called Microsoft Photo Story. This application of Microsoft is a simple software application that supports as many photos as you want. With the use of a single click, you can easily crop, touch-up and rotate pictures the way you want. You can also put some special effects, background sounds and even your own voice narration to your slideshow that you are working on. Microsoft Photo Story offers a simple preview window and pretty basic editing buttons right straight from the beginning. So, even a beginner user like me can easily explore all the featured functions of this wonderful program without wasting time. All in all, Microsoft Photo Story is a simple and very straightforward application that can help you in making a simple picture slideshow that you can easily share with your friends and relatives anywhere, anytime.

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  • You will be satisfied with the output
  • You can have a quick result

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  • Frequently experienced installation problems with Win7 OS
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • there is birthday of my son. i want to present many pictures of him with his friends. the presentation should be the best that the reason wh

  • i want to make photos very nice good with music so i want to download this photo story editor because i heard about it many times in my life

  • My school project for my spanish teacher and what i did over the summer, using 15 sentences in a story using this Photostory app/ program...

  • in order to make nice presentations at 4 am and see if you find out what kind of moron ask the questions that you asked and makes me so mady

  • i am a kindergarden teacher and i am going to use it in my classroom. computers are part of our teaching tasks and this programme will make

What similar programs have you used?
  • I have not used similar programs. I am really liiking forward to using Microsoft Photo Story to send photographs with a music backgound to my friends.

  • wondershare dvd slide builder becuase its some easy and smoth. i like this programme and enjoy working on it very much. photo story also good.

  • im not really sure i have never use a similar application like this so may i please just download the app so that i can finish my school project

  • Animoto, movie maker, class dojo, and a few others that I do not recall at the moment. But they were all user friendly; I just wanted to try something new.

  • Have used Photo Story before, and found it extremly usefull, I am also very familier with most of the Microsoft programs and they are all O.K

What do you like most about this program?
  • being able to put music to photos to create a lovely memory of children's experiences at school for their parents and teachers to enjoy together

  • Creative format and simple way to present information visually. Great use for a school report where you can narrate, add music and make slide show.

  • associate graphic to music as I have a lot of mp3s I have copied from cassette and of course it comes with no artwork so I've scanned the case covers

  • its so helpuful to find the things easierand its give you more stuff to download you feel like u should have your own app in this website ,,

  • Nice, but not many features as other similar programs offer. Microsoft needs to update this program to suit the needs of graphic designers and movies creators.

Microsoft Photo Story 3 is a image presentation program which allows you to create animated photo albums.

Microsoft Photo Story 3 helps you to create photo presentations. This program will allow you to make this process in a few steps since the only thing you need to do is to choose the sequence of pictures you want to present in your photo album. In addition, this utility makes possible to edit the photos you want to include in your photo album.

Once you have integrated the pictures, your project is ready for the rest of different elements that add an original touch to the presentation and make it much nicer.

A special touch for your photo album

As we already mentioned, the program allows you to include some other additional elements to your photo albums. For instance, with Microsoft Photo Story 3 you can add effects, music as well as different transitions between the images or comments, among others. Moreover, it lets you download multimedia content from the Internet and integrate them into your presentation.

Once you have created your animated presentation, this software allows you to send it via email to your family or friends, burn it on a CD, store it on your system in WMV format or even save it in a mobile which supports this feature.

To conclude, its interface is very intuitive and easy to use, so you can easily go through the different features that this image presentation program provides.

Similar alternatives

As any other similar program, the functionalities that it provides are pretty simple since it is a tool which is focused on offering good multimedia creations in the simplest possible way.

For instance, Windows Live Movie Maker is a video editor which enables to design multimedia presentations by combining images, audio, clips or similar special effects than those provided by our program. Besides that, it is able to directly upload videos to social networks like Facebook or YouTube.

On the other hand, ProShow Gold is a bit more advanced alternative than the aforementioned programs since it integrates the same kind of features to create your own multimedia projects and it is also able to burn DVDs. However, this program is not free.

Microsoft Photo Story 3 Features

This software includes the following features:

  • Add almost 200 pictures in a single batch
  • Create personal videos with your images
  • Great output resolution (maximum is 1024x768)
  • Output video format is .wmv
  • Crop and zoom your images at 4:3 to work closer
  • Add effects, transitions, narration or even background music easily
  • It includes the possibility of mixing different themes randomly
  • Download Roxio plug-in to burn DVDs and CDs
  • Great compatibility with other programs

For further information, you can check’s developer website

Conclusion

This is a photo presentation program thanks to which you can create high quality animated albums to surprise your family and friends as well as recreate the best moments of your life.

Pros
  • Large variety of effects and transitions
  • Simple way to create nice photo presentations
  • Free
  • Easy to download
Cons
  • It doesn’t includes the possibility of burning DVDs