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Questions tagged [picasa-web-albums]

No longer available as of August, 2016. Replaced/supplanted by Google Photos

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How to make or share Google photos to public? [duplicate]

Since Google has decided to retire Picasa in order to focus on a single photo service in Google Photos – a new, smarter photo app that works seamlessly across mobile and the web. Now there is only ...
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Why pictures of Google Photos also show in Picasa Web frontend?

I know they now shut down Picasa as in favor for the new Google Photos. I never used Picasa, but now uploaded a few pictures lately to Google Photos. But indeed when I visit https://picasaweb.google....
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How can I change image size using direct image url in Picasa Web Album?

I know I can get the direct image URL from Picasa Web Album in a Public Album. And I can also get a lot of image URL in Google Product, such as Google Photos, Blogger, and Play Store. And this URLs ...
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Alphabetize web albums

I find that I have a number of albums with different titles but with the same pictures. It is difficult to organize 3000 albums when they are all over. I would like to alphabetize them so I can ...
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Picasa Web Albums permissions [closed]

I have a Picasa Web Albums account where I keep company pictures. Oldies, fun stuff, nothing "professional", just "personal" pictures in a professional environment, that cannot be public. I have tried ...
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Share ownership of Picasa web album

I would like to share an album of photos with upload privileges among many people. I can do this now by following the instructions on this page. Unfortunately recipients of the sharing don't have ...
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Search public images in Google Photos

On Picasa Web Album, I can search all public photos via the explore features, for instance a search by tag: https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/view?feat=tags&psc=G&filter=0&tags=wikimania (...
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How to recover a Picasa account username [duplicate]

Don’t ask me how, but I forgot my Picasa username and password. I don’t have the details on my Gmail either. I have searched high and low to check if there is any way of recovering my username of ...
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Why are my photographs (or videos?) counted against my storage limit?

I'm uploading photos to Google Storage using Picasa. I'm not using full resolution - I leave Google to resize them from full resolution. Why is it using some of my storage limit? Might it be caused ...
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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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Google+ required for Picasa Web Albums?

Do I now have to use Google Plus to load & view my Picasa web albums? I can't find out how to NOT use Google+ when trying to view my web albums.
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Picasa and Google +

I don’t want to join Google+. Can I just keep updating my Picasa Web Albums or will I be forced to transfer them all to Google+? And if the latter, how do I do the transfer?
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Picasa - Change gallery URL

How to change the gallery URL of a Picasa web album? Currently it's https://picasaweb.google.com/12344567890 but I want it to be like this https://picasaweb.google.com/myname There was an option for ...
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Google Photos “Auto backup” vs “Instant Upload”

In my Picasa Web library, a new directory "Auto backup" has appeared. It contains several albums (one per shooting time). What is the difference between this and "Instant upload" (that still exists)?
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How do I make my Picasa album public?

I wish to make it public so I can have it embedded in my website. But I swear I cannot find how to change it from private to public. I'm in no way computer literate, but I just cannot find it!
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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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Can you upload to YouTube from Picasa Web Albums without changing to Google+?

I want to upload movies to YouTube from my Picasa account - without being forced to join Google+. The channel creation has a box to check saying you understand the changes this will make to your ...
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Is it possible to transfer photos from a public Picasa album to my picasa album?

Can this be done online, without downloading and then uploading?
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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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Picasa Video Direct Link

I'm trying to get the direct link to picasa Video, because I want to share that to the public, but I'm unable to find out the link. This is the link to video the video: http://azdrama.net/watch-...
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How to change the public url of picasa album

My picasa web album is linked to my google plus account. My public url has a long string of unique numbers on it . My Question is how do we change the string of numbers to my gmail account username. ...
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Retrieve Picasa album from CDN image

I often see Picasa images embedded in forum messages, but I sometimes would like to access to the albums they come from. Flicker allows this kind of request using their API, flickr.photos.getInfo. ...
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Is it possible to print a photo from Picasa Web Albums?

In Picasa Web albums I can print the entire page, or download the photo and print. But is it possible to print the photo directly?
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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 ...
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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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How to move photos from Picasa albums to Flickr?

I am looking for a way to move my Picasa web albums to Flickr? I don't find downloading and uploading very easy. Is there any website for this purpose?
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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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Is there a tool to migrate albums from Imgur to Picasa? [closed]

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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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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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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What level of redundancy does Google use for storage of Picasa Web Albums photos?

Is there any available information of the type of storage Google uses for storing the original photos uploaded to Picasa Web Albums? Is it comparable to enterprise grade cloud backup solutions?
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Request pull down of a Picasa album attached to my name in searches

Using Google I found a Picasa album of mine of a mission trip to Bolivia. I never gave permission to put it out there for everyone. Or at least I don't remember doing so. How do I take it offline and ...
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Sort photos by view count on Picasa Web

How can I sort photos by view count on Picasa Web?
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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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3gp video format viewable in Picasa/Flickr/Facebook?

Is the 3gp video format viewable in a simple browser once uploaded to Picasa or Flickr or Facebook? If not, what is the best format to transform it to so that it can be viewed in all of these 3 sites?...
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batch download of pictures from picasaweb?

How can I batch download a bunch of pictures from picasaweb in Linux? I would like to be able to ask for a bunch of photos uploaded in a given time frame to be downloaded in a given directory.
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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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How to add Picasa web album service to Apps account

I just created a Google Apps account (domain name) but only the core services like Gmail, Docs, Calendar, and Sites are activated. However, Photos (Picasa web album) is missing and I don't know how to ...
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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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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 it,...
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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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Video shorter than 15 minutes is counting towards Picasa Web storage limit [closed]

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 15 ...
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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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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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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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Syncing Picasa Web and Dropbox [closed]

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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Finding my Picasaweb album using my email

I just found out that if I type my email into Google I can match that mail with my picasaweb account, is there a way to stop this from happening? Nothing else of mine is visible this way, so I don't ...
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Flickr to Picasa migration on a Mac [closed]

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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Delete people from Picasa web albums [closed]

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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Share all Picasa web albums with other users [closed]

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.