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Microsoft Photo Story 3 for Windows XP

  • Published:
  • Version: 3.0
  • Category: Application
  • Language: English

Bring your digital photos to life.

  • Create slideshows using your digital photos. With a single click, you can touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures. Add stunning special effects, soundtracks, and your own voice narration to your photo stories. Then, personalize them with titles and captions. Small file sizes make it easy to send your photo stories in an e-mail. Watch them on your TV, a computer, or a Windows Mobile–based portable device.


Status: Deleted

This download is no longer available on The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.

FileSHA1 HashSize
PStory.msi0ab291572169c33fae0b1118b5615189539cc57a4.67 MB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional Edition, Windows XP Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 2

    • Processor Required: Intel P3 700-megahertz (MHz)
      or equivalent processor, an Intel P4 1.7-gigahertz (GHz) or equivalent
      processor recommended.

    • Memory:  256 megabytes (MB) of RAM, 512 MB of RAM
      or more recommended.

    • Disk space:  400 MB of available hard disk space.

    • Monitor: Super VGA (800 x 600) or
      higher-resolution video adapter and monitor.

    • Windows Genuine Advantage.

    • Microsoft Windows Media Player 10.

    • Microsoft DirectX 9.0 or later.

    • Windows XP–compatible sound card and speakers.

    • Keyboard and Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing

    • Microphone to record narration.

Installation Instructions

  • There are 2 easy steps to installing Photo Story 3.

    1) Confirm you have Windows Media Player 10 (get Microsoft Windows Media Player 10.)

    2) Click the Download button above to automatically validate through the Windows Genuine Advantage program and click Run to download and install Photo Story 3. Simply follow the install wizard to complete the installation of Photo Story 3.If you want to access this download in a different language, select the language from the drop-down list above and click the Go button.