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Slideshows, photo collages, and movies

You can create slideshows, photo collages, and videos in Picasa and Picasa Web Albums.

Slideshows and photo collages

Create a slideshow in Picasa
  1. Create a new album with the photos for the slideshow. Open the album.
  2. At the top, click Play Fullscreen Slideshow
  3. Set your slideshow settings.

To continuously play your slideshow, :

  1. Click Tools > Options (Windows) or Picasa > Preferences (Mac).
  2. Click Slideshow.
  3. Select Loop slideshow.
Create a slideshow in Picasa Web Albums
  1. On an album, click Slideshow.
  2. At the bottom of the slideshow, use the controls to adjust settings.
Create a photo collage in Picasa
  1. Select the photos for the collage.
  2. At the top, click Create Photo Collage.
  3. Use the collage creation page to control the appearance and content of your collage.
  4. Click Create Collage.

In your computer, collages are saved in "Collages," under My Pictures > Picasa (Windows) or Pictures > Picasa (Mac).

In Picasa, your Collage folder is in "Projects" (flat-folder view) or the Picasa folder (tree view).

Videos and movies

Upload videos to Picasa Web Albums
  1. Sign in to Picasa Web Albums.
  2. At the top, click Upload.
  3. Select the video to upload (maximum 1GB) and click Open.

You can also use Picasa to upload photos and videos.

Create a movie

You can combine your photos, videos, and music into a movie.

  1. Select photos and videos.
  2. At the top, click Create Movie Presentation.
  3. Use the Movie Maker to alter movie settings, adjust audio and transition, dimensions, add and edit text to slides, or add new photos.
  4. Click Create Movie or YouTube to create the movie and upload it to YouTube.

Movies are saved on your computer in the Movies, folder under My Pictures > Picasa (Windows) or Pictures > Picasa (Mac).

In Picasa, the Movies folder is in the "Projects" collection (flat-folder view) or Picasa folder (tree view).

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