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Friday, May 06, 2011

Picasa and Picasa Web Albums Help

Updated: 2011 May 06, 1009hrs
At the moment I'm learning this new toy on the internet... will be updating this as I go along learning...

Getting Started Guide

Welcome to Picasa and Picasa Web Albums!

In this guide, you'll learn how to organize and edit your photos with the Picasa software, and how to upload and share them using Picasa Web Albums.

The Picasa Software

The Picasa software lets you organize, edit, and upload your photos in quick, easy steps. Download Picasa at http://picasa.google.com

Two things to know

The Picasa software provides a simple way to view, edit, and organize the photos on your computer. As you get started, there are two things you should always remember:
  • Picasa does not store the photos on your computer.
    When you open Picasa, it simply looks at the folders on your computer and displays the photos it finds. It displays the file types that you tell it to find, in the folders that you tell it to search.
  • Your original photos are always preserved.
    When using editing tools in Picasa, your original files are never touched. The photo edits you make are only viewable in Picasa until you decide to save your changes. Even then, Picasa creates a new version of the photo with your edits applied, leaving the original file totally preserved.
To be continued...


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