Free resources from Microsoft

Microsoft offers a range of free resources for personal and commercial use from its website at

microsoft-free-photographyPhotography: An amazing range of stock photography is available which can be used to enhance documents and presentations. Usage rights allow for all types of usage but not distribution or sale. The library consists of some surprisingly good quality photography from family shots, corporate and office shots, sports, education, nature and more.



Microsoft Office free illustrationIllustration: Also offered through Microsoft’s Office website is a range of re-sizable illustartion which is provided in .WMF format, so can even be edited (you might need Adobe Illustrator to do so).




A huge range of documents templates are available for download, from curriculum vitae’s, reports, faxes, letters, presentations, spreadsheets, invoices, newsletters and much more besides, for each of the applications within Office; Word, Excel PowerPoint and Publisher.