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Kodak, Shutterfly, Picasa, oh my

Is there an online photo sharing site that will let me upload photos into an album, move around photos within the album, and caption the photos so that they show up in a slideshow? [more inside]
posted by Elsie on Oct 15, 2016 - 4 answers

Quicker way to load Mega.co.nz photo thumbnails

I use Mega for a catch-all photo backup. This is in addition to backups of select photos that I really want to keep. I found a reason to access that backup finally now after a few years of using it. I have 3000 photos to look through though. Loading the image thumbnails is so slow it would take months to find the photos this way. How can I find the photo I'm looking for? [more inside]
posted by jago25_98 on Sep 16, 2016 - 3 answers

Picasa alternative or DIY solution to share photos & videos?

I used to use Picasa to share family photos and videos. Then I switched to Dropbox. But now Dropbox doesn't have comments on photos anymore, so I'm looking for a better slideshow/gallery solution for the grandparents. [more inside]
posted by gakiko on Sep 14, 2016 - 6 answers

Can you recommend any good free Windows 7 photo gallery program in 2016?

My dad wants to move his several-year long collection of photos from his aging/dying Macbook to his pretty new Windows 7 laptop. I haven't used Windows regularly in a long time, and the last time I did I used Picasa for my photo gallery software, but it looks like Google stopped supporting/offering it some time ago. Does anyone have any free (or very cheap) alternatives you could recommend? [more inside]
posted by cobra_high_tigers on Aug 31, 2016 - 7 answers

How do I simplify my iMac photo collection by only using Picasa?

I manage my photos on my iMac with Picasa, but have realized that Apple's Photo app has sort of taken control of the library duties, and the "photos library.photolibrary" file is now in the tens of gigs...in short, that's way too large and I don't know where to start fixing this [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Sep 14, 2015 - 9 answers

Managing photos in a post-Picasa (?) world

What next for Picasa? We've been using Google's free image manager since its inception and have accumulated nearly 130,000 pictures (330GB), along with associated favourites, edits, crops, etc. But Picasa isn't supported on Windows 8.1, let alone Windows 10, so what's next? [more inside]
posted by srednivashtar on Sep 1, 2015 - 14 answers

Online photo storage and display

I was a very happy Picasa user, but for reasons like the push to G+ and an attempt to minimize my general Google reliance I'm looking for another service. [more inside]
posted by harujion on Jun 22, 2014 - 7 answers

Photo editing on Windows 8.1

I've been using Picasa to edit photos on Windows XP. I hastily bought an 8.1 laptop, and Picasa's not compatible. I'm panicking. [more inside]
posted by tizzie on Apr 30, 2014 - 3 answers

Picasa is dead! Help me move the bodies!

Is there a set-and-forget G+ / Picasa image collection scrape-and-republish tool? Thanks! [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on Mar 12, 2014 - 3 answers

Speed up my photograph library!

Netgear Stora MS2110 -> Router -> Picasa on my PC. Which bit is slowing the whole thing down? [more inside]
posted by almostwitty on Oct 20, 2013 - 5 answers

Where did my Picasa photos go when I'm paying for storage?

Okay. So I go to Picasa online today on my iPad and I cannot view my photos (YEARS of precious photos!) without sharing them on Google+. Whut?!?!? I pay for extra Google storage and have plenty left. I do not want to be/use Google+ (I'm not on FB, either). [more inside]
posted by Punctual on Jul 11, 2013 - 10 answers

Simple mass-tagging interface for photos

Suggestions for a photo management software that will allow me to quickly scroll through photos and tag them with keywords. [more inside]
posted by Zosia Blue on Oct 27, 2012 - 12 answers

Do my bidding, PICASA!

How can I get Picasa to organize the way I want? [more inside]
posted by joelhunt on Oct 18, 2012 - 5 answers

A cost-effective way to flexibly back up 200GB~ of photos online?

A cost-effective way to flexibly back up 200GB~ of photos online? [more inside]
posted by petah on Aug 28, 2012 - 20 answers

Best practice/method for photo metadata?

What is the best method/practice for metadata in digital photos (scanned slides, photos, etc)? [more inside]
posted by Huck on Mar 14, 2012 - 3 answers

Recommendations for image hosting site

Who is doing the best free image hosting out there now? I have a family project to post a bunch of images for other family members from around the country and world to see. [more inside]
posted by lampshade on Mar 4, 2012 - 12 answers

How to recover from Picasa hostile takeover

If I could punch myself, I would. Clicked too fast and our beautifully organized Windows Live Photo Gallery has been emptied into Picasa. DO NOT WANT!!! Is there a site out there that will walk me through zeroing out and disabling Picasa and getting my old setup restored? [more inside]
posted by clever sheep on Feb 27, 2012 - 5 answers

Embedded Video Hosting - What's a good option for a school ?

Hosting for videos so that they may be embedded in a school web-site ? YouTube ? Vimeo ? Picasa ? [more inside]
posted by southof40 on Feb 20, 2012 - 6 answers

When uploading my files to the cloud, are they automatically encrypted before they leave my computer?

When uploading my files to major cloud services (Microsoft SkyDrive, Google Docs and Google Picasaweb), are they automatically encrypted before they leave my computer? [more inside]
posted by paleyellowwithorange on Feb 5, 2012 - 9 answers

Help me move from Picasa to Flickr

How can I migrate my photos from Picasa to Flickr? [more inside]
posted by HotPatatta on Jan 2, 2012 - 1 answer

Let's Manage These (Pictures) Openly?

I'd like to ask the Hive Mind's advice on the best way to manage my photography collection in an open and resusable fashion. [more inside]
posted by eb98jdb on Sep 26, 2011 - 2 answers

What is Devouring My Picasa Space?

How can I tell which pictures or videos are eating up my free storage in Picasa Web Albums? [more inside]
posted by joelhunt on Jul 26, 2011 - 2 answers

I just want a shoebox.

iPhoto replacement for Windows 7...NOT PICASA! [more inside]
posted by sexyrobot on Mar 17, 2011 - 19 answers

Managing a photo library with two users on two PCs?

I've got a 65 Gb collection of photos on a NAS drive, and two users on two PCs. How do I manage it effectively? [more inside]
posted by almostwitty on Jan 9, 2011 - 4 answers

"It's becoming critical, Captain. We can't handle it."

Picasa does everything thing I want in a light photo editor (cropping, highlight and shadow correction, roation (90 degree and free)) and browser except it does not support multiple computers using the same meta data. My fricken database has been corrupted again (apparently it doesn't handle 200K+ photos very well either) so I'm looking for an alternative that does support syncing between multiple computers and network storage. [more inside]
posted by Mitheral on Nov 28, 2010 - 10 answers

What Part of 'Delete' Isn't Working?

How do I stop Picasa web albums from creating a new folder every time I edit one in the Picasa software? [more inside]
posted by amicamentis on Nov 24, 2010 - 3 answers

JPEG / Picasa Metadata Export

Picasa/Jpeg Questions: How can I export metadata from my massive photo collection? Also, is there any reasonable way to get the face recognition information into the pictures themselves? [more inside]
posted by Popcorn on May 31, 2010 - 3 answers

How Shall I Tag Thee

I need to create some order for a few thousand images (mostly non-photo images)-- what method/program should I use to tag them? [more inside]
posted by NolanRyanHatesMatches on Feb 28, 2010 - 5 answers

Moving captions from iPhoto to Picasa

I have moved all of my photos over from iPhoto on my OS X 10.3.9 iBook to Picasa on my Thinkpad. What's the best way to get the captions in iPhoto over to Picasa? [more inside]
posted by hala mass on Jan 11, 2010 - 3 answers

Picasa needs glasses

is there a way to make picasa web albums private so that people can see the picture you link for them but can't go and see the full album? right now, the options are "unlisted" which means people can see the picture you send them the link for but they can still hit "view all" and see the whole album or "sign in to view" which means they can't see anything at all is there an in-between?
posted by photodegas on Nov 9, 2009 - 5 answers

Picasa Mac client behavior?

Picasa for Mac: is there a way to limit the Mac client's initial scan of the entire HD for images, and either restrict it to just scanning designated folders or prevent it from scanning excluded/private folders? [more inside]
posted by plowhand on Jun 1, 2009 - 3 answers

Lost folders and albums in Picasa 3

I started Picasa 3 today and it immediately started searching my folders for pictures. After this was completed all my albums were no longer there. How can I get them recovered? [more inside]
posted by yezimary on May 25, 2009 - 6 answers

Iphoto for windows?

I use Iphoto but my wife has a laptop with windows XP installed. She has been using Picasa, but we both hate it. We import pictures then they disappear. It's really difficult to navigate our existing photos, whereas with Iphoto it's fairly simple, even though hardcore photographers seem to hate it. We just want something that allows her to easily import pictures from her camera or card reader and browse them easily with a chronological sort by roll/album/year etc. [more inside]
posted by mecran01 on May 16, 2009 - 23 answers

Alternatives to FlipShare for Managing Video on a PC

Can you recommend software for managing Flip videos on a PC? [more inside]
posted by muckster on May 5, 2009 - 1 answer

Get rid of Picasa floating tab.

Using picasa 3 to make a movie (as per this). The rendering will take over 1 hour. How to get rid of the useless "Making Movie" tab. [more inside]
posted by signal on Nov 24, 2008 - 0 answers

Someone uploaded pictures of me (along with them) to Picasa along with my full legal name.

Someone uploaded pictures of me (along with them) to Picasa along with my full legal name. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 31, 2008 - 17 answers

Google account disappears -- help!

We had a Google account which stored photos in Picasa web albums, and paid for extra storage. One day, the account simply disappeared. We contacted Google. They replied "Because our investigation was inconclusive, we can't provide you with access to this Google Account. ... we take privacy and security of our users very seriously. For this reason, we're unable to reveal any further information about the account you'd like to access." This is Kafka-esque. We can't figure out how to get any more information or help. Any idea what to do?
posted by shivohum on May 19, 2008 - 4 answers

Putting photos on Picasa from yahoo mail

When I receive photos in my yahoo email from family and friends, what is the easiest way to download them to picasa? I have picasa on my computer and I also paid $20 to have picasa storage on the internet. It seems very time consuming. Also, is there an easy way to put all my photos that are on my computer to the picasa storage on the internet? Thank you so much.
posted by seekingsimplicity on Apr 7, 2008 - 4 answers

Where to upload all our party photos?

Looking for a photo-sharing website where a closed group of people can all share and upload photos to a given gallery. Bonus points if no registration is required, and if it allows for big photo sizes. [more inside]
posted by Brian James on Mar 3, 2008 - 12 answers

Keeping tags, etc. when uploading to photos Flickr?

How do I upload my digital photos to Flickr and make sure the metadata stays intact? [more inside]
posted by Smarson on Dec 28, 2007 - 6 answers

How portable is tagging info written into the picture files?

I'm currently using Photoshop Elements to organize my pictures, and have spent some time going through and tagging them. There's the option to write the tag information to the individual files via XML, and I have some questions. I'm a newbie to Elements. [more inside]
posted by canine epigram on Dec 17, 2007 - 2 answers

Mounting Google Picasa Account in Leopard

Looking to mount my Google Picasa account in Leopard. Has anyone attempted this? I have MacFuse but have yet to find a solution to map it all together.
posted by davidstith on Nov 8, 2007 - 0 answers

Google vs. Opera

I cannot get Google products (GoogleEarth and Picasa) to link to Opera (or Firefox or anything) when they need to open up a webpage. Has my using Opera and Firefox somehow confused these pieces of software? [more inside]
posted by yet.another.boston.question on Apr 13, 2007 - 3 answers

Where did my Picasa hidden photo information go?

I restored my Picasa data from a backup after a crash. Now none of the previously hidden photos are still hidden. Can I recover this automatically somehow? [more inside]
posted by grouse on Mar 27, 2007 - 5 answers

Picasa Tagging & Download

Two Picasa2 Questions: (1) Is there any way to tell what tags have been attached to a particular photo? (2) Is there any way to download an entire Web album to a particular folder? (The "Save Imported Pictures In" option doesn't seem to work.) [more inside]
posted by srt19170 on Mar 22, 2007 - 4 answers

Help me organize my pictures. Without Picasa.

I like Picasa, but I really like open source. Like digiKam, only on Windows. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by niles on Dec 28, 2006 - 7 answers

Help me be a better photo editor.

Help me to be a better photo editor. [more inside]
posted by ColdChef on Sep 6, 2006 - 17 answers

moving iphotos to picasa--metadata transfer?

I am moving almost 7 gb of Iphoto pictures to my wife's pc laptop/picasa. If I drag my photos library to my ipod (which has been formatted to work on her pc as well) will any metadata, such as the date the picture was taken, be transferred? Or should I just rename all of my photos to the date they were taken before doing the transfer? Has anyone else done this? [more inside]
posted by craniac on Jul 9, 2006 - 10 answers

Digal Photography Workflow

What is your workflow for getting pictures off a digital camera, filed and to the state you want them in? Can you improve on mine? [more inside]
posted by rongorongo on Jun 23, 2006 - 23 answers

Picasa over a network. Possible?

Picasa 2: a question about how to share pictures over a network. [more inside]
posted by jonathanbell on May 24, 2006 - 4 answers

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