Picasa

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 1559 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.8 build 117.43
  • Total Downloads:
    5,232,969
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 20, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    14.27MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2,211
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Picasa Web Albums is Google's Web photo-hosting service. Users get 1GB of free hosting, and images can be uploaded and manipulated using Picasa, Google's free desktop photo management application. Users who want additional storage can shell out up to $500 a year to bump up the hosted space to 400 times the size of the free hosting service.

Much like everything else Google, Picasa is exceptionally straightforward to use, with a tabbed interface offering three options--My Photos, Favorites, and Explore--the last of which lets you browse the public photo library. Next to the tabs, you'll find a prominent Upload button for adding photos to your albums, which you can set to various levels of privacy. Within your albums, you have the option to view a slideshow, share via e-mail, make a collage or movie, order prints, and edit various aspects.

We really like the integration between the desktop and Web application. Similar to .Mac and iPhoto, Picasa makes it really simple to take photos from your desktop and publish them online for others to see. We're also fans of the built-in geotagging that lets you set where photos were taken either by single photo, or by entire albums. It's a great way to browse photos if you feel like exploring.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.2

    out of 63 votes

    • 5 star 28
    • 4 star 24
    • 3 star 9
    • 2 star 2
    • 1 star 0
  • All Versions

    4.2

    out of 1559 votes

    • 5 star 701
    • 4 star 638
    • 3 star 120
    • 2 star 45
    • 1 star 55
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5 stars

"Perfect for easy home use!"

November 13, 2011  |  By SpoiledRotties

 |  Version: Picasa 3.8 build 117.43

Pros

User-friendly interface
Fast

Cons

None so far

Summary

If you need an easy way to edit, sort, and share your photos this is the perfect app for you!

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4 stars

"Picasa is good in "albumising" and upkoading"

November 05, 2011  |  By adamgbg

 |  Version: Picasa 3.8 build 117.43

Pros

good sorting abilities and albumising

Cons

bad editing

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5 stars

"Out standing program. Very user friendly"

October 29, 2011  |  By babjeck

 |  Version: Picasa 3.8 build 117.43

Pros

This software is fantastic has a great photo editor not to mention online data base.

Cons

Can not think of any at this time

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5 stars

"Excellent..Simple and effective"

October 20, 2011  |  By meggsie04

 |  Version: Picasa 3.8 build 117.43

Pros

As an Artist, this program does all I need it to do.. I have tried others, but Picasa holds its own for simplicity and ease.

Cons

Cant think of any

Summary

I would recommend it to anyone looking for a simply effective photo editor

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4 stars

"Keep your photos organized"

October 17, 2011  |  By Demandred71

 |  Version: Picasa 3.8 build 117.43

Pros

I mainly use it to keep my photos organized and for basic editing and it does a good job of it. In addition it provides web access to your albums.

Cons

I use other photo editing tools when I need to go beyond basic editing.

Summary

Easy to use photo organizer.

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4 stars

"Been using Picasa for years and am happy with 3.8"

October 06, 2011  |  By lenmayco1

 |  Version: Picasa 3.8 build 117.43

Pros

Everything is great in helping me manage my photo files,

Cons

No cons that I am aware of but will be able to answer tis properly when I have used it more.

Summary

It does what I need it to do

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5 stars

"The very best photo application for Free :-)"

September 08, 2011  |  By aaryuj

 |  Version: Picasa 3.8 build 117.43

Pros

Integrated with Google

Cons

None. Works very well.

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5 stars

"Excellent software!"

September 08, 2011  |  By jacobbakholm

 |  Version: Picasa 3.8 build 117.43

Pros

Nice simple design

Cons

The editing functions can always be improved

Summary

The no. 1 gallery software!

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5 stars

"Great editing features for real people"

September 04, 2011  |  By Bile-Gran-Vieira-Correa

 |  Version: Picasa 3.8 build 117.43

Pros

I llike Picasa for it's easy to use features and facial recognition features. It has enough tools to turn most of your photos into very good pictures.

Cons

NoneI am impressed with all of Google.

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4 stars

"Great free product"

August 14, 2011  |  By steve l

 |  Version: Picasa 3.8 build 117.43

Pros

Great its got everything I need and online storage for photos

Cons

Thank goodness you can turn of face recognition what a pain that is I usually now whos picture I am taking.

Summary

Great product if a bit heavy but cannot complain its free.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.8 build 117.43
Version 3.8 build 117.43 has fixed importing from scanners and fixed Backup and Restore creating duplicate .ini files.
General
Publisher Google
Publisher web site http://www.google.com/
Release Date April 20, 2011
Date Added April 20, 2011
Version 3.8 build 117.43
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Media Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 14.27MB
File Name UNKNOWN
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,232,969
Downloads Last Week 2,211
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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