How to Create a New Folder from Photos in Picasa

by Apr 29, 2011

When importing images to Picasa there are times that images from various events get grouped into the same folder. You can also run into this scenario if you have an ever growing list of images in the “To sort” folder. One of the simplest methods to remedy this and organize your photos effectively is to…Continue Reading

How to Disable Face Recognition in Picasa

Mar 21, 2011 No Comments

If you have a ton of images in Picasa and find that Picasa is using a lot of resources it may be due to face detection that occurs when Picasa processes the images. Normally this process isn’t noticeable, but if you have thousands of images and they were recently added to Picasa it can make…Continue Reading

How to Email Photos with Picasa

Mar 09, 2011 1 Comment

If you’re not a fan of using Picasa Photo Albums to share your images and prefer to use the old method of sharing photos via email, then this is the guide for you. The guide below will show you how to use Picasa to email photos using your default email application or Gmail. Software/Hardware used:…Continue Reading

Uploading in Picasa Web Albums Now More Effective

Mar 02, 2011 5 Comments

If you’ve used Picasa Web Albums before, you’ll know that the upload limit has been set to five at a time and the upload process wasn’t that easy to use. Well a new update to Picasa Web Albums makes the uploading process that much easier to use. The new update includes a smoother upload, unlimited…Continue Reading

How to Backup Your Picasa Database in Windows

Feb 18, 2011 1 Comment

The other day I finally upgraded my dad’s computer to a more recent model. During the transfer one of the most important items that had to remain intact was Picasa. My father has spent a lot of time organizing, tagging and editing photos in Picasa, the last thing I wanted to do was lose all…Continue Reading

How to Backup Your Picasa Database in Mac OS

Feb 16, 2011 4 Comments

Have you spent hours tagging your family and friends with Picasa’s face recognition feature? I know I have, with over 20,000 pictures I would be very unhappy if I lost that information, so if you’re looking to safeguard all of that valuable time and information you may want to follow the steps below. When I…Continue Reading

How to Adjust the Date and Time of a Photo in Picasa

Feb 11, 2011 2 Comments

Have you ever taken picture with your camera only to find out that the date and time are incorrect? This usually happens when your camera’s battery is completely drained and the camera is unused for a long period of time. What really stinks about this situation is that you’ve already taken the pictures with the…Continue Reading

How to Backup Your Picasa Photos Online

Dec 06, 2010 2 Comments

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could stay at ease knowing that your family’s pictures were safe and backed up in Google’s servers? That is essentially what you get when you upload your photos to Picasa Web Albums in Picasa. Google provides users with 1GB of free storage for picture uploads, but Google also provides…Continue Reading

Spook Your Family and Friends this Halloween with Picnik’s New Picture Effects

Oct 07, 2010 1 Comment

If you’re in the mood to have some fun with your pictures this Halloween you are going to love the new Halloween Effects, stickers, and fonts available in Picnik. You have two options to access Picnik’s cool features; you can go to or you can use the latest version of Picasa to edit your…Continue Reading

Edit Your Photos in Picnik Using Picasa 3.8

Aug 24, 2010 No Comments

In a recent acquisition, Google bought online photo editing company Picnik. With this acquisition Google has been quickly incorporating Picnik’s cool photo editing features in Picasa Web Albums and just this past week to the latest version of Picasa. In Picasa 3.8 you will be able to edit photos using Picnik’s online tools within the Picasa window,…Continue Reading

How to Create a Movie Using Faces in Picasa 3.8

Aug 23, 2010 3 Comments

One of the newest features introduced in the latest version of Picasa is the ability to create a movie from a face that has been tagged in an album. With this feature you can click on a face that has been tagged and create a slideshow of all the images that have been tagged with…Continue Reading

How to Move Your Picasa Database and Use Multiple Databases

Aug 02, 2010 3 Comments

I’ve written about tricking Windows into allowing you to access Picasa databases on other locations, but I recently found an easy to use application the allows you to not only use databases stored in other locations, but also the ability to use multiple databases for different sets of pictures. The guide below will show you…Continue Reading

Edit Your Picasa Web Albums Photos with Picnik

Jul 14, 2010 1 Comment

If you use Picasa and Picasa Web Albums to share your pictures with family and friends, you are going to love the latest feature announced at the Google Photos blog. Now you can edit all of the pictures saved in Picasa Web Albums using Google’s Picnik online photo editor. Picnik, a recent acquisition by Google,…Continue Reading