Have you seen Google’s new software? Well, alright so it really isn’t that new, but it is free and it is downloadable and it is certainly worth mentioning! Plus it’s brought to you by Google, which means it has to be good!
What is it called? It’s called Picasa.
Picasa is a fabulous free program that allows you to sort, search, categorize and label all of your photos. In addition Picasa helps you find, edit and share all the picture on your PC.
After installation, Picasa will instantly begin searching where you tell it to search for all of the photos you have on your computer. It will do this each time you open Picasa automatically. It will find photos you might have even forgotten you had!
You can then drag and drop them to arrange albums and make labels to create new groups. You have the option to categorize them the way you wish. Digital photos can be edited and fixed right there inside this free program. It’s like a digital photo organizational editing tool. Who’d have ever thought? And by Google!
Picasa also makes advanced editing simple by putting one-click fixes and powerful effects at your fingertips. It can be used for color correction, red eye removal and more. It eliminates the need for costly software to edit your photos. Picasa allows you to do it right there. And Picasa makes it a snap to share your pictures. There are all sorts of ways you can use Picasa to share your photos – you can email, print photos at home, make gift CDs, instantly share via Hello™, and even post pictures on your own blog.
Google has set the standard for the most innovative FREE photo editing software ever. It’s like five different software packages rolled up into one and the cost can’t be beat!
The best news for scrapbookers is that it can be used to additionally organize all your digital scrapbook graphics. This is helpful if you primarily scrapbook digitally. With all the graphics we end up with, it’s nice to have an all-in-one program that can do it all.