15 classic pieces of Microsoft Clip Art we'll miss the most


As though killing off MSN Messenger wasn’t enough, Microsoft did away with another ’90s standby: clip art. The company announced Monday it was shutting down its Clip Art library for good.

While Office 2013 marked the end of a native Clip Art library in Microsoft Word, users could still find a section dedicated to the retro illustrations on Office.com. Until now, that is.

"The Office.com Clip Art and image library has closed shop," Microsoft’s Doug Thomas wrote in a blog post announcing the news

Instead, Microsoft is directing users to Bing Image search. Bing Image searches made through Office.com will automatically be filtered through Creative Commons to only surface photos available for personal and commercial use, though Microsoft notes it will be up to individual users to make sure they comply with each image’s license. Read more…

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