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3.9 (Build 135.80) / December 15, 2010; 7 years ago ( 2010-12-15),, organizer Website Picasa is a for organizing and editing photos. It was first created by but is now owned. 'Picasa' is a of the name of painter, the phrase mi casa for 'my house', and 'pic' for pictures ). In July 2004, Google bought Picasa and began offering Picasa for.
There is a version for and, as well as a version for. For and, only an older version is available. There is also an plugin or program for uploading photos available for 10.4 and later. Contents • • • • • • • • Other Picasa applications [ ] Picasa Web Albums [ ] Picasa Web Albums (PWA) is a photo-sharing web application from, similar to like and.
It lets users with accounts at Google to store and share 1 of photos for free. Users can purchase more storage space, which is shared with other Google services, to a total of: Plans: no. Of Cost per Year in US$ Cost of 1GB per Year in US$ 10 20 2.00 40 75 1.875 150 250 1.667 400 500 1.25 Users may upload pictures by using either a web interface, through Picasa 2.5.0 or later on, using the Exporter for, the plug-in, or Uploader on, or on. No ads are shown on Picasa Web Albums, in either free or paid accounts. The Terms of Service let Google to use the uploaded photos to display on the website or via RSS feeds, and also for promoting Google services without needing to pay the users. Picasa Web Albums was first announced on,. When introduced, it came with 250 MB free space.
On,, it was upgraded to 1 GB. On February 12, 2016, Google announced that the Picasa desktop application would be discontinued on March 15, 2016. Google stated that the primary reason for retiring Picasa was that it wanted to focus its efforts 'entirely on a single photos service' the cross-platform, web-based Google Photos. Version history [ ] Windows [ ] There are no versions of Picasa for Windows 95 or NT. The latest version offered for Windows 98/ME is 2.0.0 (build 18. Citrixwire there. 84).
Newer versions are for Windows 2000/XP/Vista only. • 1.618 (build 5.35) – free download version offered since Google's acquisition of Picasa. • 2.0.0 (build 18.77), – many features including improved search functions, an automated photo collage maker, massively enhanced photo editing functions and further integration with Picasa's and 's services. • 2.0.0 (build 18.84), – bug fix release, latest release for Windows 98/ME. This version does not suffer from the 'picasa2 runtime hlpsys.dll is not a valid windows image. Check installation disk.' Error, which some users have experienced.
• 2.1.0 (build 27.60), – new features including international language support, one-click photo blogging, cover printing, improved handling and improved support for external drives. • 2.2.0 (build 28.20), – 25 additional languages are supported, new network drive support, and bug fixes for IE7 support and CD Burning. • 2.5.0 (builds 32.01) onwards – beta versions including Picasa Web Albums support – last version (build 32.97) started rollout on.
• 2.6 (build 35.94.0), – new autoupdate behavior for Windows Vista support, new CD/DVD-burning engine, improved upload reliability to Picasa Web Albums, and added support for 18 new languages. • 2.7 (build 36.37.0), – new RAW processing engine, new color engine for 'tuning' fixes, added support for Google Photos Screensaver, and improved BlogThis! • 2.7 Build 36.40, – support for more cameras, updated version number for international installs. • 2.7 Build 36.60, – added support for geotag, supposedly fixed problems with showing up some video files.
• 2.7 Build 37.23, – support for more languages, fixes several bugs. • 2.7 Build 37.29, – Added support for RAW pictures from the Canon 40D, fixes several bugs. • 2.7 Build 37.32, – Fixed a case where corrupted AVI files could cause a crash. Fixed a case that would result in a 'This account is not enabled for Picasa Web Albums' error. • 2.7 Build 37.36, – Added support for 11 additional languages: Bulgarian, Catalan, Filipino, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Thai, Vietnamese.
• 2.7 Build 37.49, - Improved performance for new Intel chips. Translation fixes for Hungarian and Chinese. Fixed a case that would result in an error when capturing images from webcams. • 2.7 Build 37.64, - See also the release notes.
And the latest updates page Linux [ ] • As from about early June 2006, Linux versions (2.2.2820-5) became available as free downloads for most distributions of the operating system. It is not a native Linux program but an adapted Windows version that uses the libraries.
• A Release Candidate of Picasa for Linux 2.7 (Build 37.3607,0) was released on. • Google added Picasa for Linux 2.7 (Build 37.3615, 0) to its Linux repository on. Mac OS X [ ] Picasa for Mac is under development and will be launched later in 2008. A plugin is available for iPhoto to upload to the Picasa Web Albums hosting service. There is also a standalone Picasa Web Albums uploading tools for OS X 10.4 or later. Using or similar compatibility layers, however, Picasa can run on Mac OS X.
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Picasa is a software developed by Google, Inc. Whose function is to allow the user view and organize the pictures in his/her PC. Picasa searches for all the images in your HD and show them in the eye-catching and intuitive interface. Without any doubt, the presentation is one of the high points of this applications.
It includes some advanced features really easy to use. Picasa allows you to burn your pictures in a CD and it creates slideshows on fullscreen.
You can configure the printing options as you desire and allows you to extract the photos from your digital camera. Now, and thanks to Picasa you will have the album you desired and you will be able to see your photos anytime you want.