About picture libraries

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Picture libraries provide a simple way to share and organize digital pictures in a corporate server environment. For example, an organization could create a picture library for marketing graphics providing a single location for team members to view, share, edit, and download corporate logos or other marketing material.

Although pictures can be stored in other types of Microsoft lists, there are many advantages to using picture libraries. These advantages include viewing pictures with one of three unique display styles, sharing pictures using slide shows or by sending pictures directly to Microsoft programs, downloading pictures directly to a computer, and editing pictures with compatible image editors, such as Microsoft .