Microsoft Photo Story help and info

  • What is Microsoft Photo Story?

    This is a special project that has been created to make it possible to use personal photos to tell engaging stories using your photos. The programme comes packed with fully customisable features that allow users to create a personal and meaningful story from collections of photographs.

  • How Does Microsoft Photo Story Work?

    The programmes ingrained computer vision technology automatically selects the best photos and analyses each photo for technical quality. Photo Story then provides the selected photos with pre-made effects and transitions based the different types of themes and music that are selected by the user.

  • Is Microsoft Photo Story Free?

    The programme can be downloaded and used completely free of charge. There are no limitations on the amount of times that it can be used and all of the standard features that the programme comes with are free to use.

  • Can I Change the Selection of Photos in Microsoft Photo Story?

    While Photo Story supplies an automatic selection of photos, the photos that are included can be changed by the user as and when desired. this can be accomplished through the editing mode and users can select or deselect the photos that they wish to include.

  • What is the Output for Microsoft Photo Story?

    The output from Photo Story is set in the WMV file format, which is significantly more compressed than the usual MPEGs and other types of film files. Users have the option of choosing from various different resolutions to optimise their personal slideshow.

  • Is Microsoft Photo Story Easy to Use?

    The software works automatically and users can simply sit back and watch it go to work if they wish. However, there are also several customisable features that have been designed to work intuitively such as the drag and drop feature that can be used to select and include the desired photos.

  • Is it Possible to Share Microsoft Photo Story Videos?

    People who are satisfied with the slideshow that has been created can share it instantly with friends and family members. The software connects with popular social media platforms and can be shared at any time at the touch of a button.

  • Can I Add a Title to My Pictures in Microsoft Photo Story?

    Users can create titles for their slideshows as well as adding text to individual photos if they wish. It is also possible to choose the colour and style of the font that text will appear in to help personalise it.

  • How do I Add Music to My Photos in Microsoft Photo Story?

    Users can add background music to their slideshows through MP3 files, WAV files or Windows Media Audio. This helps to add an extra dimension to the slideshow and this is a great way for musicians to show off their music and present it in a new way.

  • How Do I Add a Narrative in Microsoft Photo Story?

    People who want to narrate their slideshow simply need to click on the Microphone button. This launches the Sound Hardware Test Wizard and users simply need to follow the instructions that will appear and then start recording.

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