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Downloading image from Picasa Web Albums loses metadata

I have several photos on my Picasa Web Albums account. I have added captions, tags and location information to many of them through the PWA web interface. I assumed that PWA was saving this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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DOS Script to remove all .picasaoriginals folders

The issue is this. Using Plex to serve photos to a TV downstairs I have noticed many duplicated photos - this is caused by Google Picasa saving backups, and there appears to be no way to prevent this, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adding a disk to folder management in Picasa, Ubuntu

I would like to add a whole disk (FAT32) to Picasa folder management. It's a data disk my girlfriend (using Windows) and I share. But I can only add folders from the disk Picasa (and Ubuntu) is ...
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Where does Picasa 3 store video captions

I'm migrating my photos and videos stored in Picasa 3.8 from a PC to a Mac. I have all of my data migrated over and just about everything looks correct. However, I just noticed that none of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Picasa using common linux/windows store

I'd like to use the same index of images from Picasa under Windows and Linux (so that albums, tags, "uploaded" marks are in sync). Is it described anywhere and is it relatively safe to try? Or should ...
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Picasa shared albums to Google Photos

Googles announces that Picasa will turn off early ( We’ll start rolling out these changes on May 1, 2016 ) But we have a lot of shared content on Picasa: https://picasaweb.google.com/amicscastellsf ...
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Redirecting saved edits to folder

Saved Edits in Picasa used to be stored in My Pictures. My latest stored edits are now appearing in My Documents. How can I change the system?
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Does google photos desktop uploader check for already uploaded photos?

I have 2 computers that I want to backup my photos from, some photos exists on both computers, will those photos be re uploaded from both computers or will google recognize that they are duplicates ...
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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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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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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 ...