Microsoft Research has released an application that allows you to take a group of photos and easily create a collage within minutes called “AutoCollage 2008”. AutoCollage 2008 is available as a 30-day trial or available on the Windows Marketplace for $19.95 for US folks or here at the Microsoft Store for UK folks for £19.90. By charging for this application - this allows the Cambridge incubation team to dedicate significant amount of work to making it rock for consumers. And AutoCollage 2008 certainly rocks.
AutoCollage 2008 release marks the first incubation released directly to consumers from Cambridge's Microsoft Research Lab. In AutoCollage 2008, you can pick a folder of photos using the AutoCollage controls on the top right-hand side (under “Actions”) and choose the amount of images to include in the collage. All you need is, just hit “create” and within seconds your collage created! Larger collages could take a few minutes to create. After creating the collage, you can choose to either email the collage or set as a desktop wallpaper directly in AutoCollage 2008.
Download: AutoCollage 2008