Photography is an instant art. With every click, taken in a fraction of second you re-invent the world around you. Being an art of expression, photography catches the fine details of the subject and presents it in a new light, which is not always possible through words. If you want to show to the world your photography skills, then there is a wonderful program as provided by Google. It is called Picasa.
Google offers this free photo management program called Picasa. It is a fine tool used to manage and organize all those images that you have captivated in your camera and have stored in hard drive of your PC or laptop. Picasa not just allows managing all the photos but also sharing the same with friends and public in the form of photo CD’s or in the form of prints that you can order from online vendors, as supported by Picasa.
If you go through the following features, you will understand Picasa well.
Features of Picasa
- Organizing, editing
Picasa offers tracking and importing features, along with facial recognition, etc. Some of the basic image editing features entails red eye reduction, colour enhancement, cropping, printing, slideshows, image printing, etc. Know this that Picasa supports JPG format and WebP format.
Since the Picasa program uses picasa.ini; it helps to maintain track of the keywords that are used for every image. Keywords that are used by those images supported by JPEG can be read by Adobe Photoshop Album, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Bridge, iPhoto and others
- Enable in search
You will find a search bar in Picasa that appears on the screen when you are viewing the library. The search bar enables in searching captions, filenames, folder names, tags, and metadata.
- For viewing
With Picasa you might not have access to a separate view window, but only when the pictures are passed through slide mode.
- Back up
Every time you need to change the details of a picture it overwrites the original one. However, there is always a backup version that saves the original picture.
There is always a current version and old version. Software developers of the program are always in an effort to update the Picasa program since there are more added features to it that bring in ample benefits. To download the current version of Picasa you have to go to the Firefox menu.
Here is how
- Picasa Firefox Plugin is an effective tool that enables in editing videos and photographs most conveniently
- User can manage all the pictures on Picasa swiftly and dexterously with its current version
- Also, Picasa Firefox Plugin is easily integrated with the OS
- With the current version users get geo tagging and face recognition with it
Once users have updated to current version of Picasa and have installed the same, the program will aid in Picasa Firefox Plugin updates. The plus point of plug-in is that with it you do not require to install anything for using the web albums. All you have to do is you have to enter the username and password to log into the website of your album for viewing the pictures. Remember, you have access to all features of plugin provided under the Firefox browser.by