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including Panoramic stitching, Photo Fuse, and Auto Collage are also included in Windows Photo Gallery.

It also provides other basic photo editing functions, such as resizing, cropping, and red-eye reduction.

Users can view a photo's color histogram, which allows them to adjust the photo's shadows, highlights and sharpness.

The first version of Windows Photo Gallery was included with all editions of Windows Vista and replaced Windows Picture and Fax Viewer.

Themed photo slideshows with smooth transitions were only available in the Home Premium and Ultimate editions.

On December 15, 2008, the "beta refresh" versions of Windows Live Essentials 2009 applications were released including Photo Gallery.

This release included many changes since the previous beta release based on user feedback.

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.

Windows Photo Gallery provides the ability to organize digital photo collection in its Gallery view, by adding titles, rating, captions, and custom metadata tags to photos.

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