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How can I prevent Picasa from automatically capturing a screenshot to a folder?

Anyone know how to prevent picasa from capturing screenshots and saving them automatically in a folder? This only happens when Picasa is running.
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is it possible to upload an album from picasa to google photos without creating duplicates? [migrated]

Suppose I have 100 photos in Google Photos and that I also have those same 100 photos locally on my computer (synced via Google Drive). If I (locally) use Picasa to create an album containing, say, ...
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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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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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How to get Windows Photo Gallery?

I currently use Picasa for managing photos in my windows 7 pc. But, I would like to switch from Picasa to something else and I think Windows Photo Gallery would be a good option. The problem is it ...
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How to ignore specific folders from Picasa

I shoot using my DSLR with RAW+JPG setting, which means all my pictures are duplicated into Picasa. I usually import everything and then move all the .CR2 files into a subfolder called RAW. How can I ...
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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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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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Show the year/months sidebar in Picasa

I installed Picasa 3 and see only the imported folders in the side bar. How do I see the years/months in the sidebar? In the past (I think Picasa 2), I used to see all the photos categorized based on ...
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Is there another option to Picasa with similar ease of use and simplicity? [closed]

On a previous post, I had asked about multiple installations of Picasa. The answers tended to be more trouble than they were worth, so I'm on to option 2: Is there a good alternative to Picasa I ...
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Is there a way to have separate installations of Picasa on the same computer?

I use Picasa on my laptop to organize personal photo albums that I share with friends, and work photo albums that I use for project photos. I don't need any sort of heavy photo-editing software, so ...
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How to exclude a drive from an import source in Picasa

I have a PC with an external hard drive connected via USB. It has many pictures on it because it serves as a backup for the "My Pictures" folder of the main drive. This drive isn't "checked" as an ...
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Windows 8.1 photo downloading/importing Picasa has wrong dates

When downloading photos using Picasa, for some reason Picasa seems to choose random dates for the photos. We like to put photos in folders based on date, and they are just not right. There's nothing ...
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Changing default folder where Picasa saves laptop camera shots

While typesetting my math notes in latex, I sometimes use Picasa to make my laptop-camera take photos of hand-drawn figures. These are then included into my latex notes. However, Picasa always saves ...
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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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Set as People Album Thumbnail does not work in Picasa

Sometime Picasa shows random images as people album thumbnail. This case it is impossible to change. How to fix?
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My old PC died: How can I find my “edited” photos from Picasa on an old hard drive & move them to the new PC?

A nearby lightning strike took out my motherboard and my power supply unit, but did not damage my hard drive. I have a new PC and have the old hard drive hooked up to it with a dock. I had thousands ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I move Picasa3 from one OSX machine to another without burning disks?

I have all my pictures, captions, etc in Picasa3 on one OSX machine. I want to move everything to another OSX machine. How can I do that? I'm aware of the "backup" feature (Tools -> Back Up ...
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Clipboard app that automatically saves to Web share folder?

I currently use SnagIt and have used Windows 7 Snipping tools. These tools allow you to copy a piece of your screen the clipboard and then paste it into other applications on your desktop. They work ...
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Restore Picasa people tags

I have loaded Windows 7 to my laptop. Before doing this I backed up all my pictures using the Picasa backup utility. I then ran a restore on the clean Windows 7 install. I then installed Picasa 3.5 ...
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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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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 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 make Picasa handle .MTS files (AVCHD Lite) correctly?

Picasa 3 does not recognize .MTS files correctly and does not handle playback. It does copy the files from flash-ram to hard disc, but does not show them along with the images.
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Some photos appear way too dark in Google Picasa but are fine in other apps

Some photographers photos are appearing as excessively dark in Picasa. No other photo viewing application is having this issue. I have tried turning off Color Management in the settings but it still ...
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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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How to prevent Picasa to scan all my disk?

On my Mac, Picasa scans my whole disk to find all my pictures and videos. I want to let Picasa scans only my Pictures directory. How I can do that ?
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Picasa 3.9 Mac OSX shared database on network drive or external hard drive or nas

Hey I am trying to have both my mac mini osx 10.9 and mbp share the same Picasa library with the ability to add and edit photos (not simultaneously) to the same collection. On Picasa 3.9.137.163 in ...
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Backup Picasa 'people' tags data

OK, so I've spent a fair amount of time putting names to faces in Picasa 3.5 but in a few days (hopefully) my copy of Windows 7 should arrive and I'll need to reinstall Windows. So, does anyone ...
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How to Re-Index or Remove Old Google Drive Folders in Google Plus Photos/Picasa

I have ~10GB of photos on my Google Drive, which is sync'd across multiple computers with no issues whatsoever. I'm pretty organised and have things categorised and named relatively sanely. I've also ...
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How to change the background color of an image?

This is the front page of my project. As you can see there is an image and a label 'C-MARK CALCULATOR'. I want to make the white portion of the image to black, that is the background color of the ...
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Picasa Syncing with Dropbox via different PC/MAC

Gd day everybody, following challenge: I have a ton of pictures on my computer (Mac 10.9.2) and I am using Picasa. All good working on a single computer, however I have another 3 Macs on which I would ...
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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 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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Where does Picasa save the edits I make to images?

I am using Picasa to edit my images. After I fixed a bunch of images I looked at them by browsing my file system and find they are all in their original state. I wanted to find them in their altered ...
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Automatically detect faces in a picture

At my work place, passport sized photographs are scanned together, then cut up into individual pictures and saved with unique file numbers. Currently we use Paint.net to manually select, cut and save ...
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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 ...
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Undelete from SD card on Mac

I accidentally deleted some pictures off my SD card using Picasa on my Mac. Is there any way to get them back?
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Drag and drop from Picasa to Keynote?

Does anyone know how to drag and drop photos from Picasa for Mac into a Keynote slide? I know you can do this from iPhoto, but in general I like Picasa much better.
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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 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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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 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 Google Picasa store metadata in the picture files?

Does Google Picasa store metadata in the picture files themselves? If so, what metadata is actually stored inside the files? (as opposed to Picasa's internal database)
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Searching Picasa Web Albums with Firefox don't work

Every time I search there I end up in a loop, but it works for me if I use Chrome or IE. Any Ideas?
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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 ...