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January 12, 2012
11:22 am
Jim Bass

I have used a click free transfomer for several years to back up to an external drive.  Fortunately I have never had to use it to restore.  

My question:  Does click free back up both the original pictures stored under pictures and the edited pictures in Picasa?

In reviewing back up files in click free under Photos the pictures that appear seem to be the ones that were edited in Picasa, but I do not see the original picture.

January 13, 2012
11:05 am
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First of all, you only have an original *and* an edited file if you used Save File in Picasa.  Otherwise, you just have the original.  Teh edits are stored in the Picasa.ini file and you see the results when you view the file in Picasa.

If you do save, then what you'll see in the folder is the edited picture.  Picasa creates a folder for your Originals.  This is a hidden folder.  I checked on mine and those hidden 'Originals' folders are indeed being backed up.

Please watch this video on how Picasa handles edits to understand more about the Picasa.ini file and the 'Originals' folder.

Non Destructive Editing

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