Tell us what you think – we’re listening!

We know we can always do a better job and really value your feedback and suggestions; every day, decisions we make are guided by what you tell us: the images we select for our collection, the topics we write about in this blog, the features we implement on our site… Yes, we love to hear…


Anime and animations created in PowerPoint

I just came across these very cool anime-style illustrations and animations that a Korean high school student named Han Byul Jang created entirely in PowerPoint. According to, “Han Byul Jang is a rising star, PowerPoint artist and animator in Korea’s PowerPoint Expert Club (An online PowerPoint Community). Also known as Zzangdol in the community, he can…


Need wallpaper or a screen saver?

A few people have asked about this lately, so here are a few easy steps to use images from as wallpaper or screen savers. If you’re using Windows: For wallpaper: Go to and download the image(s) you’d like to use. Navigate to the images (they should be in My Pictures folder, in a subfolder…


Bienvenue, iStockphoto!

La semaine dernière, nous avons lancé sur nos sites francophones une collection de photos et illustrations fournies par notre partenaire, iStockphoto. Vous pouvez maintenant trouver ces images sur : Office Online France Office Online Canada   Office Online Suisse  Office Online Belgique   Ces images peuvent être téléchargées gratuitement sur Office Online par les utilisateurs d’Office. Ceux…


Celebrate the year of the Rat with free Chinese New year images

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is fast approaching; if you’re looking to create your own greeting cards for Chinese New Year, we have plenty of choices for you: clipart/illustrations, photos… And since we’ll be ushering in the Year of the Rat, here are a few of our Chinese Zodiac rat designs:…


Celebrate the New Year

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Free Kwanzaa images

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Free Hanukkah images

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Demo: create your own gift tags

Here’s an easy, fun way to create personalized gift tags. What you’ll need for this project Images from Microsoft Office Word (instructions below are for the 2007 Word version) Printer  8.5-by-11-inch paper — a heavier stock works best  Scissors Demo Open a new Word document and save it On the Page Layout tab, click Margins…


Video: How to flip or rotate an image in an Office document

Some of you have been asking how to flip images horizontally, so here’s how. In 2007 Word, PowerPoint or Outlook: Click the image you want to flip or rotate in order to select it. When the image is selected, you will see the Format tab become highlighted On the Format toolbar, click this icon: Choose an action depending…