Download, email, and move photos and albums

You can download, move, transfer, email, and export photos and albums.

Picasa Web Albums

Download photos and albums

Photos

  1. Open the photo to download.
  2. Click Actions > Download photo.
  3. In the window that appears, select Save File.

Albums

  1. Open the album to download.
  2. Click Actions > Download to Picasa.
  3. In the window that appears, click "Download."
Copy or move photos to a new album

To copy and move photos from one web album to another:

  1. Open the album to move photos from.
  2. Click Organize.
  3. Select the photos to copy or move.
  4. Click Copy or Move.
  5. Enter the details for a new album or choose an existing album.
  6. Click Continue.

To copy or move individual photos:

  1. Open a photo and click Actions.
  2. Select Copy to another album or Move to another album.
  3. Enter the details for a new album or choose an existing album.
  4. Click Continue.

Picasa

Export photos

To export copies of your photos:

  1. Select the photos to export.
  2. In the photo tray, click Export.
  3. In the "Export to Folder" window, select your export settings.
  4. Click OK.
Email photos

To email photos:

  1. Select the photos to email.
  2. In the photo tray, click Email.
  3. Choose Gmail or your default email program.
  4. Sign in to your email account.
  5. Add your recipient's email address and a message, then send the email.

To set your default email application:

Windows XP

  1. On your computer taskbar, click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel > Internet Options.
  3. Click Programs.
  4. Choose your default email application.
  5. Click OK.

Windows Vista / Windows 7

  1. On your computer taskbar, click Start.
  2. Select Default Programs > Set your default programs.
  3. Under "Programs," select your default email application.
  4. Click Set this program as default.
  5. Click OK.

Mac

  1. Open Mail.
  2. Click Mail > Preferences.
  3. At the top, click General.
  4. Next to "Default email reader," select your default email application.
  5. Exit the application to save.
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