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The product has been unavailable for download since January 10, 2017, as the Windows Essentials line of products have been discontinued.Windows Photo Gallery provides management, tagging, and searching capabilities for digital photos.A significant visual change in this release was the introduction of a new application icon which added a common design theme to all the Windows Live Essentials applications.The words "beta" was removed from the build number.The 2011 version features new additions such as batch people tagging, blemish remover and noise reduction.The beta refresh was released on August 18, 2010, and the final version of Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011 was released with the final version of Windows Live Essentials 2011 on September 30, 2010.
Windows Photo Gallery also allows sharing of photos by uploading them to One Drive, Flickr and Facebook.
With the release of Windows 7, Microsoft decided not to bundle Photo Gallery within the operating system.
Instead, Windows 7 came bundled with a software called Windows Photo Viewer, which has the editing capabilities of Windows Photo Gallery removed.
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The application started development in December 2001 as a new "Photo Library" offering (code named "POD") that was added to the established "Picture It! The combination was released under the name "Digital Image Suite".