How to get back Microsoft Office Picture Manager in Office 2013

If you are upgraded your Microsoft Office to 2013 version, then you might have noticed that it doesn’t feature Microsoft Office Picture Manager application. Actually Picture Manager is very useful application that comes with Office Suite. It let the users to view, edit and manage the pictures easily and quickly. It also offers few advanced image editing features like auto correct, crop, rotate, red-eye removal and other options.

Microsoft hasn’t updated Office Picture Manager since 2003 and it is out of date, so Microsoft has decided to discontinue in Office 2013 version. But we have received many mails from the users who are missing the Picture Manager, asking how to replace it. Here we are showing how to install Picture Manager in Office 2013.

 How to get back Microsoft Office Picture Manager in Office 2013

  • For this you need to use any of the 2010, 2007, 2003 Office version setup. Simply run the Office setup file and enter the product key and click on Customize option in the next screen.
  • Now in the next screen, click on every program link and choose not available from the options list.
  • Now click on Microsoft Office Picture Manager link present in the Office tools section and click on Run from my computer option.


  • This will display a next screen which is similar to where all the programs will have red mark except Picture Manager.
  • Now click on the Install button present at right bottom corner and this will setup the program. This will take just few minutes and once the installation is completed, you can now enjoy the Picture Manger application in Office 2013 version.

That’s it, this is how to get back Microsoft Office Picture Manager in Office 2013 version.

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