Picasa Geeks

 

Do you love Picasa for managing all of your digital photo? We do! We’ve been using it and teaching it for many years now. This site includes all of our free weekly articles on every aspect of this free software from Google. Our main site GeeksOnTour.com is where you’ll find all of our tutorial videos on Picasa as well as many other programs of interest to travelers.

Google Photos Does Not Replace Picasa

Google Photos Does Not Replace Picasa

Picasa isn’t going anywhere. Picasa is software on your computer for working with the photos on your computer. It’s freely available at picasa.google.com and, once you have it, it is yours to keep. Millions of people praise Picasa for being easy to use and allowing them to do things with their pictures that they never Read more…

Google Photos Announcement–This is BIG

Google Photos Announcement–This is BIG

A few days ago, Google announced the latest incarnation of their online photo storage and sharing service, now called simply, Google Photos. Before I tell you the good and the bad of this announcement, let me give you a little bit of history. In 2006, Google offered an online photo storage and sharing service called Read more…

Where are your Web Albums in Google+?

Where are your Web Albums in Google+?

I’ve been using Picasa and Picasa Web Albums for over 10 years. I generally create an album for every month. I’ve also digitized the printed photos from some early trips and created albums for them. Now all those albums are part of Google+ Photos, but where did they go? When you first log in to Read more…

Picasa Tip: Viewing Tags

Picasa Tip: Viewing Tags

Tags are the keywords that you can attach to pictures. They are not meant to be visible. They are meant to give you multiple ways to find and group pictures. In our 11 years of RV Travel in the United States, we have been in Texas several times. I store my pictures by month, so Read more…

Is Picasa Safe?

Is Picasa Safe?

We have been getting lots of message like the one below lately: I have tried to download PICASA and each time I get a message that it is not a safe site. Please advise. Is Picasa Safe? YES, IF you get it from the official source. Picasa is software for your computer made by Google. Read more…

How do I get rid of the Picasa Pictures on my Android Phone?

How do I get rid of the Picasa Pictures on my Android Phone?

If the gallery on your Samsung Galaxy phone or tablet looks something like the image at right – with all the Picasa logos – you need to read this article.  A question I hear all the time these days is “Why do I see so many Picasa pictures in my phone’s gallery, and how do Read more…