Picasa provides a variety of fixes and effects to you improve almost any photo or to create something totally unique. Double-click a photo to find five tabs full of tools:
|Make simple edits -- such as cropping, straightening, removing redeye, retouching blemishes, or adding text -- to your photos. Or click I'm Feeling Lucky to try Picasa's all-in-one lighting and contrast fix. Learn more about Basic Fixes||Use the sliders to adjust the color and lighting aspects of your photo to produce a more visually enhanced image. Learn more about Tuning|
|Basic Effects||Advanced Effects|
|Choose from 12 effects to make your photos more interesting: Sharpen, convert to sepia or black and white, warm the photo, apply tint, saturate the colors, and more. Learn more about Effects||Try more advanced effects to make your photo shine. Use effects such as Vignette, Orton-ish, Cross Process, and Comic Book. Learn more.|
Don't worry -- Picasa always preserves your original photo. 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 totally preserved.