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How To Create Picasa Web Albums?

Picasa is photo editing and organizing software. Picasa Web is the online site for Picasa. Basically, you can use Picasa online and offline. In order to upload photos, you have to sign in with a Google Account. Your uploads will eventually shared as Picasa Web Albums. You can then change the privacy of these albums. It will depend on whether you want to make it Private, closed groups or Public. You can also tag people with the Google+ profiles to make your photo sharing experience much better. You could also upload videos if you had wished to. These function has been cancelled somehow.

How To Create Picasa Web Albums:

  1. On the web browser, you should go to https://picasaweb.google.com/The Google Login page for Picasa Web Albums will load.
  2. Type in your full Gmail address – username@gmail.com. Click the Next option or simply hit the Enter key.
  3. Type in your password in the next step.
  4. You can uncheck the box next to Stay signed in text. This will protect your login details from other users.
  5. Once you get logged in the Homepage will display all your previous web albums.
  6. Click on the Upload button and you will get directed to the ‘Upload Photos and Videos‘.
  7. Change the Album name by typing in an Album name in the field provided.
  8. Click the Select photos from your computer button. You should then select the Photos from your PC.
  9. Once you finish uploading, click on the blue Ok on the bottom.
  10. You will have successfully created a new Picasa web album.
  11. You can create more Picasa Web Albums by uploading more images.picasa web albums

To upload Pictures to your web albums from Picasa app, run the application. You should then sign into your Google Account.

  1. Go to File > Add Folder to Picasa..
  2. Your photos from that folder will get synced to Picasa app.
  3. There is a Upload to Google Photos button on the bottom.
  4. Go ahead and click that button.
  5. You should then toggle for Image size or leave it as it is.
  6. You can add an Optional message in the field provided.
  7. Go ahead select the Google+ Circles you wish to share the photos with.
  8. Hence, click on the Upload button.
  9. You will be asked to Confirm your Upload, do so by clicking on the Upload button once again.
  10. It will eventually take some time to upload.

Picasa Web Albums do work but it works without the support from Google. It means that use of your Picasa might not be protected by Google’s interests. So you can use Picasa at your own risk. Your Picasa Web Albums will also appear in the new Google Photos.

What is Picasa Web Album? | Features

You can basically edit, organize and upload photos from Picasa. You will need to download and install the Picasa app to edit and organize. These uploads you make will appear in Picasa Web album. Picasa is often compared to other image uploading sites like Flickr and Photobucket. You will need to link Picasa online and the Picasa app for the creation of these web albums. An offline use of the program will let users see your Picasa album online. To start using it, you must sign in to your Google account. You should easily be able to remove or delete photos from your Picasa Web album. Or you can delete one or more image from the album.

Features of the Picasa Web Album:

  1. As a user, you will upload photos from supported web browsers.
  2. Or you can upload from the Picasa desktop application.
  3. For Mac user, you can use Exporter for iPhoto.
  4. Linux users will use the F-Spot to upload images.
  5. Although a smaller resolution will be displayed, your photos will maintain original resolutions.
  6. If you have a private Picasa Web album, it will have unlisted number urls.
    • The album and files will only be searchable by you.
  7. Or you can share those albums to only those you wish to.
  8. A Picasa account is free although to get more storage space, you can be a paid subscriber.
  9. If you have a free account, Ads will be shown when you log in.
  10. You will get free storage space of 1 GB for your Picasa Web Album.
  11. You can upgrade storage with plans available up to 30 TB costing US$299.99 per month.
  12. Although Google has ended its service, users can still use Picasa.
  13. This service however will not be supported by Google.
    • You can use Google Photos instead if you wish.
  14. For users who still prefer Picasa can use picasaweb.google.com.
  15. For use on desktop, you can use the Picasa application.

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You would not need to use the desktop application if you wish to use this feature. However, it will help in organizing and editing your photos before uploading. Picasa Web is the online version of Picasa. You can then also find the uploads you made with your Google Account. From your Picasa Web Album, you can also change your name and Profile Pic.