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Viewing all photos between two dates in Picasa?

I like to make annual photobooks so I'm trying to view all photos between 1st January 2013 and 31st December 2013... but Picasa isn't making it easy :( I can use the slider at the top to view photos ...
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Picasa: Seach by tags with multiple AND or OR

I have lots of pictures in Picasa and have spent quite some time tagging all of them. Now I'm desperately trying to find a way to be able to create quick overviews that match certain criteria (my ...
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How to delete recently Auto Uploaded Photos from Google +

I recently downloaded Google+ Auto Backup to my computer. It then asked me if I wanted to upload all my pictures that I have on my computer which is about 5000+ I said okay, it then asked me if I ...
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How can I get Picasa to detect all of the photos in a folder?

Picasa only seems to detect most of the pictures in a folder, but I want it to grab all of them. Is there a way to get it to detect them all? I have 435 in one directory, and it only detects 415. ...
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GIMP: create mosaic/collage pictures like Picasa? [closed]

Are there any scripts, methods, plugins, anything, with someone can create a picture "collage" in a few clicks of several pictures? (give border size, color, etc)
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picasa synced album - deleted photos are not reflected on the web

Im using picasa 3.9 on windows 7. I have synced albums and can see them on the web. My problem is that when I delete a photo from the computer that is in a sync album, it does not removed from the ...
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How do I backup all the photos I have in Picasa 3 to Amazon S3?

I have thousands of photos that I would like to push to Amazon S3. Picasa has them all indexed, but they are spread all over my computer and a USB drive. How do I backup all the photos I have in ...
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Can not find Picasa Web Album, under Google App admin panel/google app/Other Google Services

We got a Google App account that we use with our domaine name. We use the core service apps (gmail, calendar, drive, etc.). Now we are looking into going into Google+. To be able active Google+ for my ...
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How to remove Picasa originals?

I noticed that Picasa (desktop app) take a copy of current photo when you start modifying it. What is the correct procedure to delete these "originals" once I have finished my editing? Should I delete ...
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No confirmation on deleting images

I'm using Picasa Photo Viewer to sort out my pictures. I'm deleting quite a few and it get's annoying to have to confirm every delete. Is there some way to disable it? I have checked an option to not ...
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Update Picasa Web Albums with the same URL

Is it possible to update a picture in Picasa Web Albums (Google+ image) using the same URL as previously uploaded? I need to do this because I want to optimize those images using lossless compression ...
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How to add a shared web album to Picasa on PC?

My sister share with me an album on Google Plus. How can I open that album in Picasa? I want to pick out some of the shared photos and add them to my own album.
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Keeping Picasa and Photos on the same external hard drive. Will it work?

If I install Picasa on my External HD and keep all my photos on the same External HD, can I plug it in to any computer and keep all the Picasa albums, tags etc?
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Name suggestions stopped working in Picasa 3.9

Today, I've upgraded to Picasa 3.9 and name suggestions stopped working as before. When I was adding person to a photo, there was a list of suggested names ordered by highest probability. The same ...
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Why does Picasa fail to detect new photos imported from camera in new folders?

Recently Picasa on Windows 7 has started not detecting photos that are imported from our camera (a Canon S3IS). When I look in Picasa's folder monitoring options, the folders are there - marked "Scan ...
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Find pictures with several people together?

Is it possible to find pictures where several people are together?
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Picasa doesn't display any new picture

Usually, any new picture that's imported to my computer is added automatically to Picasa. Since a few days ago, any new picture imported to my computer doesn't appear anywhere in Picasa. I have tried ...
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Ultimate way to use Picasa in a home network

I've been trying a lot of approaches but still didn't find any effective solution. I want gigs of photos in a network drive (a IOMega Home Media Network Drive, plugged to my wifi router). I'd like to ...
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Is it possible merging a people database from a different picasa installation into another

I have two different picasa installations with different people name tags. Some people are as well in the one Db as in the other, but on different pictures. I would like to integrate the tag ...
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Google Photos Screensaver stopped working on Windows 8

I have been running Google Photos Screensaver on Windows 8 without any trouble for the past month or so. In the past few days the screensaver failed to come on. Whatever I was working on was still ...
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Where does Picasa store backup photos? [closed]

For people searching, the question might also be phrased: How do I restore Picasa albums from backup? I need to get the original, high resolution file back, as Picassa reduced the file size form 4MB ...
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How can I tell if my Picasa “legacy storage plan” is going to auto renew or not?

Around 11 months ago I paid Google (via Google Wallet) $5 for a year of 20GByte photo hosting on Picasa (or maybe I mean "Picasa Web"; I don't actually use the Picasa app). I can't remember if there ...
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Picasa 3 - All 88 'people' folders are empty - can I restore the files?

My wife uses Picasa 3 on her laptop, and has a problem. She has no idea how it happened but somehow the left hand panel in the Picasa 3 window shows "People (88)" but listed below it are the 88 names ...
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Picasa has re-edited all my photos randomly

I use Picasa to manage my photos. I recently switched from a Windows machine to a Mac, so I used an external hard drive to transfer my photos from the old computer to the new. Everything was fine at ...
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Is it possible to install Picasa on a user selected file and drive?

I have installed Picasa after upgrading to Windows 7, and now I have quite a mixup. I wouldn't mind reinstalling and building Picasa databases again, but didn't notice any way to select a specific ...
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Can Picasa export directly to a chosen folder instead of subfolder?

When I attempt to export pictures in Picasa, it forces me to always export to a subfolder of my chosen folder. Example: Export Picture > Choose C:\picasaexports\ In the export window, it shows (by ...
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Picasa “sync to web” folders losing sync when they are moved

I've been using the Picasa "sync to web" feature but recently noticed that several folders, with a lot of synced photos and videos inside them, lost their synced status as soon as I moved them to ...
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How to sync photos between the desktop and Picasa Web / Google Plus?

I'm looking for some tool that can allow automatic bi-directional syncing between Picasa Web / Google Plus and a desktop photos folder. The use case is of alternating between managing photos locally ...
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Removing unwanted tags from picasa

Before Picasa added its face finding feature I had tagged a lot of photos with names of people. Now I want to remove all these tags is there any easy way to view all teh tags currently in use by ...
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Can I move my Picasa data from one machine to another?

I have lots of photos stored on an external hard disk. I have Picasa installed on my Windows 7 laptop and have spent a lot of time cataloging the collection, put names to faces and the like. I now ...
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Troubleshooting a photo that will view but not save

I kept getting a general error while uploading photos to a photo book website. So I tried another service and this time I got a specific error ("IMP error") on one of the pics. If I try to open ...
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How to safely move all my Picasa folders to another drive

My c:\camera directory contains about 150Gb of photos and videos, with many years worth of Picasa edits. Generally I haven't used the "save edited photos to disk" function, so what's on disk is ...
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Standard application to automatically rotate pictures based on EXIF

There are few applications, that I have installed on almost every Windows 7 computer. This are applications such as: Windows Live Gallery (Windows Live Essentials) Picasa anything, that comes out of ...
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Not able to delete or save photos in Picasa for OS X

I try to delete a photo or save an edit and it does not work. When I try to save I get a message Unable to write redeye due to disk error. The disk may be full or read only When I try to ...
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Date of videos seen differently by Picasa and by the filesystem

I have several photos and videos in a particular picasa folder, which I've sorted by date. But I've noticed that some of the videos are appearing out of order. Upon closer inspection, I see the date ...
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Is there a face recognition command line tool?

I've download a lot of images in one directory including People and Landscape. I want to split the directory into two. I'm looking for a Linux command line tool to filter by face.
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Bulk upload RAW pictures with Picasa

Is there a way to bulk upload RAW images to Picasa web using the Picasa software(or any other software). I can upload RAW files using the Picasa web app but I have several thousand pictures to ...
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How can I search for the largest image file in a folder? (resolution and size)

I have a large collection of image files, from different cameras, phones, etc. They are all nicely sorted into folders by date/subject (eg: 2011-12-25-Family Christmas Dinner) and I manage them using ...
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Shift the time in EXIF photo data

I need to shift the time data in a large number of photos, like adding 3 days and 3 hours to all of them. Is there any free tool that does this? Can any free image editors (like IrfanView) perform ...
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Search for multiple keywords in Picasa

I keep pictures of pools in Picasa. Each picture has the basic info in its file name. How can I search for pictures having ANY of several keywords? E.g. I'd like to find pools that are round OR ...
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cannot upload photos from picasa via facebook uploader

I have a problem with Facebook uploader in Picasa How can I solve this?
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How did Picasa remember which pictures I starred?

I starred some pictures on an external drive. Then I reformatted my hard drive and installed a new OS. I installed Picasa and it started searching all my drives. I was surprised when it remembered ...
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remote backup FreeNAS and photos on OS X Lion

I've built a NAS for my home backups using FreeNAS 8 with 5 HDs and RAIDZ1. Everything works great except I haven't yet figured out a long term solution for handling my photos. Currently I'm ...
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Google Picasa offline or something similar

I'll be spending some time in the near future working in a place without decent internet access, practically without any at all save for the basic mail upload/download needs. Is it possible for the ...
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How to setup a Picasa server for my photos

I use Picasa extensively on my computer to manage all my photos, but I have several computers at home, and what I'd like is to be able to access the database and the photos on that machine (the ...
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Does Picasa store photo geotagging in IPTC tags or in its DB?

I've recently done a small test of Picasa, and was very impressed by its geographic presentation (the Google maps integration is way nicer than what I previously used - Microsoft Expression Media). ...
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Is there way to make all Picasa data/metadata portable?

I would like to be able to have "identical" Picasa installs on two (or more) PCs. Essentially my use case is this: I want to bring my hard drive with a large number of photos away with me, plug it ...
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How do I download all the albums from Picasa Web to Picasa Desktop?

I am using Picasa software and Picasa web. There is option to download an album? I want to download all albums. How to do that instead of browsing each album and clicking "Download to Picasa"?
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Why can't I see 95% of a file's .jpg pics on my old XP hard drive (F) patched into my new Win7 system?

Networked drives, Lost in Translation? 5% success rate? Old XP files on HD F, fetched from new Win7 system HD C... is proving a puzzling hit & miss. If I boot up in XP from my old hard drive, ...
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Picasa “blog this” choking on 'cookie' problems

Whenever I click on the "blog this" link in Picasa, it throws up a window complaining about cookies (helpfully in German, because Google thinks that everyone in Switzerland reads German). A rough ...