Do more with Picasa and Picasa Web Albums

You can add captions, locations, sync your changes and do more to your photos in Picasa and Picasa Web Albums.

Picasa

Sync your changes
Turn on Web sync in Picasa to sync any changes to Web Albums.
  • On the right-hand side of an album, turn on the "Sync to web" switch.
  • Click the arrow next to the "Upload" button. Select Enable sync.
Backup for photos and videos Change print size options
To select which print sizes appear when you print:
  1. Click Tools > Options (Windows) or Picasa > Preferences (Mac).
  2. Select Printing.
  3. Under "Available Print Sizes", choose your print size layouts.
  4. Click OK.
The "Full Page" option cannot be removed.
Keyboard shortcuts for Windows
Use these shortcuts to save time in Picasa:
  • Ctrl+A: Select all photos in a folder/album
  • Ctrl+D: Deselect photos
  • Home: Select the first photo in your folder/album
  • End: Select the last photo in your folder/album
  • Ctrl+H: Hold selected photos in photo tray
  • Ctrl+N: Create a new album
  • F1: View Help Articles
Keyboard shortcuts for Mac

Use these shortcuts to save time in Picasa:

  • Command+A: Select all photos in a folder/album
  • Command+D: Deselect photos
  • Fn+left arrow: Select the first photo in your folder/album
  • Fn+right arrow: Select the last photo in your folder/album
  • Command+N: Create a new album
  • Fn-F1: View Help Articles

Picasa Web Albums

Add captions

To add captions to all photos in an album, click Edit > Captions.

Map your photos

For a single photo

  1. Open a photo.
  2. Click Add location.
  3. Enter the location and drag the marker to specify it on the map.
  4. Click Save location.

Map an album

  1. In "My Photos", click the album to be mapped.
  2. Select Actions > Album properties.
  3. In "Place taken", enter the place where the photos were taken.
  4. Click Show location on map. Drag the marker to specify the location.
  5. Click Save changes.
Embed photos on a website

Photos

  1. Open the photo to be embedded.
  2. On the right, click Link to this photo.
  3. Set your image size.
  4. In "Embed image", copy the HTML and paste it into the source code on your site.

Albums

  1. In "My Photos", click your album.
  2. On the right, click Link to this album.
  3. In "Paste HTML to embed in website", copy the HTML and paste it into the source code for your site.

Slideshows

  1. Follow steps 1 and 2 above for Albums.
  2. Select Embed slideshow.
  3. Set the slideshow settings.
  4. Copy the HTML and paste it into the source code on your site.

Albums must be set to "public" or "limited, anyone with the link".

Buy more storage

Buy Google storage to store more images and videos.

Follow your favourites

Under a person's profile photo and name, click Follow to receive updates when they add new photos.

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