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When viewing a Google+ album, click on "shared X" and you will get a lightbox where you can either directly enter email addresses of those without G+ accounts. They will get emails to view the album. Or you can use a direct link.
You can download everything via https://www.google.com/settings/takeout Click the blue Create an archive button Uncheck the Select all checkbox to uncheck everything, and then check just the Google Photos box. You can click on Edit on this line, but the default is to download all your albums. Click the red Create Archive button. Wait You'll receive email ...
You can download all your albums using http://picasa.google.com/. Alternatively you can use https://www.google.com/takeout.
Google has “When your Google+ photos match certain criteria”. Two possibilities are Motion and Mix, which can be selected manually, though only via an Android device. “Take at least 5 sequential images of a similar scene with movement and Google+ will make a short animated and looping image from them.” and “Take several portraits with similar backgrounds ...
Hotlinking images is not officially supported by Google+. However I'm not currently aware of any restrictions to doing it. You can go through the Picasa Web interface which does officially support hotlinking images. Some people suspect that Picasa Web will be retired soon though so that might not work very long.
Google allows public anonymous access to images if you use absolute address of the image. One simple way to find absolute path of an image (in Google Chrome) is to right click on the image and choose "Open Image in New Tab", then you can see the absolute path of the image in the address bar of newly opened tab. You can use this address in img tags. But ...
You can now directly import Google+ videos into YouTube on the upload page.
You can go to https://drive.google.com/drive/#quota and click on "quota used" to sort by size. I believe it includes all of your Drive contents. Download Picasa and import Google+ Photos (File -> Import From Google+ Photos). This will take a while as it has to download the photos but then they will be on your local computer and you can search/sort/filter ...
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