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.

Migrate your iPhoto Library to Picasa Now

Migrate your iPhoto Library to Picasa Now

In case you haven’t heard, iPhoto is going away. Apple is putting all your photos into one basket called simply, “Photos.”  It will no longer be offering either of its current photo management tools, iPhoto or Aperture. The iPhoto App on the iPad is already disabled if you upgraded to iOS 8. The Macintosh version Read more…

Moving Pictures from a PC to a Mac for Picasa

Moving Pictures from a PC to a Mac for Picasa

Question from a subscriber: I love Picasa and I am grateful for the service you provide.  I want to get a Mac computer and I want to know how to transfer all my pictures from Picasa (with edits) to Picasa for Mac.  I know (from you ) that the pictures are really in the files Read more…

The Picture your Camera Captures vs. the Picture Picasa can Give You

The Picture your Camera Captures vs. the Picture Picasa can Give You

Here is the picture my camera captured: After Crop, Boost, Increase Shadows, and Graduated Tint, here is the picture that Picasa can show me:   It’s a subtle difference, but it makes all the difference. The second picture is what I remember seeing. The beginning of a crimson sunset, with the dramatic Morro Rock in Read more…

Favorite Picasa Tips

Favorite Picasa Tips

Did you know we have over 200 Picasa tips on this PicasaGeeks.com website? This is where all of our Picasa Tip of the Week articles are – you can sign up for email notification by entering your information in the sign up form in the right sidebar of this page. Every once in a while Read more…

Picasa Tip: Why I don’t use Google+ AutoBackup on my Phone, just on my Computer

Picasa Tip: Why I don’t use Google+ AutoBackup on my Phone, just on my Computer

Just how many copies of pictures is enough? If you take pictures with your phone, it is very easy to have them automatically uploaded to a cloud-based storage service. In fact, it is so easy that you may have several auto-upload services in place without even knowing it! Here are just a few (not even Read more…

Store your Pictures on an External Hard Drive

Store your Pictures on an External Hard Drive

I’ve been taking digital photos since 1998, and I’ve scanned many old family photos from before that. It’s over 50,000 pictures total. That’s nearly 200 GB of storage space needed. I like having all of my pictures available for searching with Picasa. When I ask Picasa to look for “sunset” I see 234 pictures in Read more…