iPhoto is being discontinued. Apple will provide a new program, but if you want to switch to using Picasa for Mac instead, here is how you get your pictures out of iPhoto so Picasa can work with them. Continue reading →
This video is in answer to a user’s question about switching from using Windows computers to Mac. She asks how to get all her pictures, along with their edits, from her old computer (windows) to her new computer (Mac).
Connect your camera to the computer by whatever method is provided with your camera – usually a USB cable, maybe a card reader. A popup menu with options should appear, and you can select ‘Copy pictures and view them using Picasa3.’ The Picasa Import screen has several options – this video will explain them and show you how to use it: Continue reading →
You don’t have to create new folders in order to organize your pictures. That is what ‘Albums’ are for.
If you go to the Grand Canyon in the summer of 2008, do you put the pictures in a folder called Grand Canyon? Or a folder called Summer 2008?
How about when you return to the Canyon in 2009?
This video will explain: Continue reading →
More and more, we are taking pictures with our mobile devices like our smartphones (iPhones and Android) and our tablets (iPads and Android tablets.) But we still want to work with them using Picasa on our computers. How do we get them there? Dropbox is the answer. See our newsletter article: Using Dropbox to get Pictures from your Smartphone. This video shows you how it works.
In the previous video we showed you how to use the Unnamed People Album to identify faces. But, what if you don’t want to browse thru the thousands of faces in that album? This video shows you how to open any folder of pictures and identify whatever face(s) you want, using the People Pane.
This video will show you how to download a photo album from Google+ Albums. Update 2015 – Google Plus albums has been superseded by Google Photos, but the same concept applies to the albums in Google Photos. Continue reading →
This video takes you thru the process of backing up an entire year’s worth of pictures. We use DVDs. Picasa will fill up the first disk, then just ask for another, until all pictures have been backed up. Then it’s your job to check the disks.