Email Your Photos With Windows Live Photo Gallery

Emailing your photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery may be one of the best options to deliver your photos over the web to friends and family. This is because WLPG (Windows Live Photo Gallery) used Microsoft SkyDrive, a site developed for uploading media. Because Your emails are sent to SkyDrive, it is possible to send as much pictures as you need without filling the end users email box.

You can aquire WLPG with windows update or by visiting Microsoft’s download website. Once installed it usually is found in the start menu as its icon called “Windows Live Photo Gallery” or you can type “Windows Live Photo Gallery” in the “Start” search bar.

To email photos with WLPG you will need a Windows Live account. If you don’t yet have one, you can sign up at If you curently have a windows live ID, it will ask you to enter your credentials. Additionally, you will need a mail application installed, like “Windows Live Mail” or “Outlook”.

To begin emailing photos, select one or multiple photos you would like to send. After selecting your photos, click on the icon to the top right labeled “Photo email”. This can open your default mail application with a fresh mail message. The mail message will contain thumbnails of all the images you have selected. At the top, it is possible to enter an album name that describes your photos. Under that you will find links for viewing a slide show or downloading all images simultaneously. These are very helpful for the recipient of the e-mail. Once you are done entering a recipients email and subject, simply press “Send”.

When your recipient receives there email, they’ll be impressed with the layout. Not merely will they see all the photos neatly lined up, they can expand any image simply by simply clicking it. If your recipient has WLPG they’ll get a very nice preview window with slideshow capabilities. If they want to download all the photos at once, they are able to simply click “DOWNLOAD ALL”.

One drawback to using SkyDrive is that there is an expiration, by default, on your album. The default expiration date for albums is three months. If you would like to improve the default, you will have to login to SkyDrive online through your internet browser.

Windows Live Photo Gallery is a great application for many things. Among those a lot of things is emailing photos. With siberian iris is possible to send as many photos as you intend to your friends and family.