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How does Picasa relate to Google Plus Photos?

How do Google Plus Photos, and Picasa relate to each other? Are they different names for the same thing? Or different interfaces to the same photo albums? http://picasaweb.google.com/ looks quite ...
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How do I transfer my photos from Flickr to Picasa?

I have been using a Flickr Pro account for a few years, but find it really annoying that I don't maintain a local offline record of my albums and metadata with this. So I've decided to move to Picasa ...
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Resizing photos in Google+ to standard size

Can I resize my uploaded photos in Google+ to standard size? I'm about to run out of Google Drive space and the standard size would be enough, but I can't find an option to resize the pictures. It ...
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Is there a way to delete multiple Picasa Web Albums in one operation?

I have a bunch of albums that I need to delete from Picasaweb. Is there a way to do this, or do I have to go through them one at a time to delete them?
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Is Picasa's face tag data stored in the photo itself?

I tagged all my contacts on my Picasa Web Albums, but I was wondering if this data is stored in the photo itself or would I have to retag every picture when I import them to my desktop or share them ...
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Syncing Picasa Web and Dropbox

I have my photo collection more or less organized in folders under my Dropbox's Photos folder. I set Picasa (desktop app) to scan only that folder so I can sync albums to Picasa Web (web app). I find ...
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Changing person's profile picture in picasa web?

In picasa it is possible to change a person's profile image when using "face-tagging". I can not do the same or synchronize my settings to Picasa Web. Any solutions? For some reason, the picasa web ...
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Video shorter than 15 minutes is counting towards Picasa Web storage limit

I am using Picasa Web and one of the features is that you can have videos that run no more than 15 minutes not be counted in your storage limit: If you've signed up for Google+[...] videos up to ...
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Can I Share/Sync My Picasa Web Albums Automatically to My Facebook Account?

I use Picasa/Picasa Web to manage my photos. I would like photos I upload into Picasa web to show up automatically in my Facebook Photos section. Requirements: Fully Automatic: When I upload photos ...
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388 views

How can I determine which photos in Picasa are linked from Blogger blog?

My wife has used the standard Blogger photo upload functionality in her blog, so all the photos ended up on Picasa. Today she ran out of space. We noticed however, that in Picassa some of the pictures ...
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Why is downloading videos from Picasa not supported?

I am considering using Picasa Web Albums as the main storage point for all my pictures and videos. Strangely, Google has officially stated that It's not possible to download videos from Picasa Web ...
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853 views

How to migrate all my Google data to another acount?

I'm using Gmail, Google Reader, calendar, Picasaweb and other services. I've decide to change my Google ID. And I am moving Gmail data first (via POP3), but it is a very hard job. I'm afraid to move ...
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2k views

Is there a way to batch share albums in Google+ / Picasa?

I just finished scanning my family's archive of photo albums and now I want to share them with my family on Google+ / Picasa. I have some 80 albums, is there a way to share all of them at once? I ...
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715 views

Does Picasa allow hotlinking?

Does Picasa Web Albums allow you to hotlink the images on other websites? Or will doing so violate their terms of service? I tried to find this information in their terms but could not find it and ...
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605 views

Transfering photos, videos and metadata from Flickr to Picasa Web Albums

I have a Flickr account where I keep my videos and photos, and am starting to consider transferring my content to a Google Picasa account. I would like to: Keep the original structure of my albums ...
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4k views

Delete people from Picasa web albums

Does anyone know if it is possible to delete people from Picasa web albums? I changed the settings in the desktop application to no longer upload people tags but the people tags still exist in the ...
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645 views

How to remove a personal Google account with the same address as an Apps account?

I'm using Google Apps for example.com. Before doing so, my example.com email address was associated with a Google account, probably because of Picasa. Upon attempting to reset the password for my ...
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411 views

Picasa people tags in Google contacts

I use face tags in picasa,and picasa allows me to choose people in my Gmail contacts. Is there a way that I could get that person's icon in picasa to show as that same person's icon in my contacts? ...
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2k views

How can I see all the albums that have been shared with me in Picasa Web Albums?

I can't find the page where I could see all the albums other users have given me access to.
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426 views

In PicasaWeb, how can I find pictures that contain Person A and Person B?

I've used PicasaWeb's facial recognition tools to tag all the people in my pictures... now is there a way to search for pictures that contain specific groups of people? Examples: Alice AND Bob ...
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295 views

Is there a webapp for viewing your photos on Flickr, Photobucket, and Facebook in one place? [closed]

I've pictures dispersed in many sites - friends mostly on Facebook and casual photography on Flickr and Photobucket and some on picasa. I would like to use a tool that provides an aggregated view of ...
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466 views

Is there any way to use Gmail storage in other Google services?

It's unlikely that I'll ever have more than 1GB of email. However, I do have more than 1GB of photos (Picasa) and more than 1GB of files (Google Docs). Is there any way to use the storage from Gmail ...
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744 views

Does exist any “photo cloud” to collect all my photos on the web?

I am using Gmail, Picasa, Facebook. There are many photos. How can I see all my photos using the same Web Interface?
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196 views

Picasa without G +

Is there a way to use Picasa Web albums without having to use/share it on Google Plus?
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Is it possible to import/download someone else's public Picasa album?

Does Picasa or any tool download someone else's public album?
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860 views

Best photo backup and sharing webapp [closed]

I am looking for a webapp that will let me: Backup my pictures in original resolution and quality Share pictures with friends and family I assume I am going to have to pay as my pictures folder ...
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Does deleting a folder from disk also remove the pics from Picasa Webalbums if the folder is synced?

I have a folder that I am deleting now to recover some space. The folder is synced to a Picasa Webalbums and the icon looks something like this (with a lot more pics): Does synced mean that next ...
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Does adding a Google+ Instant Upload photo to an album create multiple copies?

I'm using Google+ Instant Upload to backup all my photos online, since I purchased Google Storage about two years ago and made extensive use of Picasa. My question is simple - does adding an Instant ...
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Does Picasa retain picture quality and resolution upon upload and download?

Photos of life events are getting uploaded instead of printed. There comes a time when you want to take those and actually print them. Does Picasa retain picture quality and resolution upon upload and ...
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755 views

How do you search for images or albums in Google+

I believe that my images from Google+ and from Picasa web album can both be found in either application. I can search for an album name or an image caption or a file name in Picasa web album. Can I do ...
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232 views

Sort photos by view count on Picasa Web

How can I sort photos by view count on Picasa Web?
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How to set Google+ photos to be Public-Unlisted (as you could do with PicasaWeb)?

Previously, if I uploaded photos from Picasa to PicasaWeb, I could specify them as Public but Unlisted. So you had to have the link to view them but no login was required. I don't see that option now ...
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Public Upload into a Picasa Album

Is there any way to Create a Public Upload Page to a picasa Album so that whom ever I give the link to can upload images to my picasa Album ?
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752 views

Flickr to Picasa migration on a Mac

I am looking for a way to migrate all of the photos from a Flickr account to a Picasa (soon to be Google Photos) account. I would prefer not to have to download all of the files to my local hard drive ...
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Share all Picasa web albums with other users

I know it's possible to share individual albums but is it possible to share them all? All the photos that me and my girlfriend have are stored on my Picasa account but she'd like access too.
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445 views

Storing photos and videos privately with Google

I am interested in purchasing extra Google storage to use in storing mainly photos and videos. Is it possible to keep everything I store private with Picasa or Google Docs?
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595 views

Replacement for Facebook feature “imported stories”

What is a good replacement for the Facebook feature "imported stories" that allowed you to import content from other sites like RSS Feeds, Picasa, Google Reader etc. Facebook recently disabled the ...
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How can I prevent contact pictures showing up on my Picasaweb?

Ever since Google implemented high-resolution contact pictures (I believe), whenever I upload a new picture for one of my contacts (using Gmail's web interface), it appears as a new, separate, private ...
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How do you delete instant uploads on Android phones lined to Picasa? [duplicate]

I have a Virgin Mobile Kyocera Rise phone. There is an album called instant uploads with the little Picasa symbol. How do I delete that album? When I select it all it lets me do is share. It also ...
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Is there a tool to migrate albums from Imgur to Picasa?

I have some photo albums in Imgur and some in Picasa. But some people get strange 403 errors when following my Imgur links so I'd like to put everything on Picasa. And I would like not to have to ...
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How can I automatically forward e-mail to Picasaweb from Gmail?

Picasaweb has an email dropbox feature that allows you to send email with pictures or videos to a special address, and have them automatically appear in Picasa. I want to setup a filter in Gmail that ...
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Upload photos to Picasa as viewable only and not allow alterations, edits or copies

How can I upload photos to Google Picasa Web Albums, rendering them untouchable or disallowing any edits or manipulation? I only want them to be viewable only. I use a PC Windows 7 and use Photoshop ...
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13k views

Upload pictures to Picasa Web Albums directly from Gmail

I have roughly 5G of photos in Gmail that I wish to upload to Picasa Web Albums without prior downloading. I have already checked the GData API and could not find anything that would allow me to do ...
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747 views

How to hide an album from Picasa Web?

My Blogger account creates albums automatically in my Picasa Web to store the images I host in my blogs. I don't want to see those albums in my Picasa Web. Is there any way to hide them?
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190 views

Fixing link to shared Picasa album sent by someone else

My daughter sent me a link to access her Picasa photos but the link isn't working. There is a problem with the link and she is on a boat in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. How do I correct the link ...
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Why has Photos replaced Reader on iGoogle navigation menu?

In my iGoogle list (when logged into Gmail), I currently have: Gmail Calendar Documents Photos Web More v Until today, I had: Gmail Calendar Documents Reader Web More v My ...
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5k views

Google Photos “Auto backup” vs “Instant Upload”

In my picasaweb library, a new directory "Auto backup" has appeared. It contains several albums (one per shooting time). What is the difference with "Instant upload" (that still exists)
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Label faces in Picasa per album

There used to be a link/feature in Picasa Web Album to just label faces in photos per album online. In each album it would list the faces it could find with facial recognition software trying to ...
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How to effectively manage Google+ storage usage for images and videos?

Google Drive storage also includes Google Docs, Gmail, Picasa web images, and Google+ image backup. All of which have a total of 15 GB of storage. My storage shot up to 99% and I can't seem to reduce ...
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How can I delete a profile photo from Picasa?

Picasa has an album of old profile photos I've used. However, clicking a single photo, I can't seem to be able to delete it. Why is that? How can I delete them? I used to have Google+, but removed ...