How to backup photos from Picasa to Dropbox?

Picasa is photo editing software developed by Google to manage digital photos & videos. Picasa allows you to organize and edit your photos and videos. DropBox is a cloud storage & synchronization service by DropBox Inc. DropBox allows you to backup photos, videos & files to access them from anywhere. Dropbox allow you to create a dedicated folder (Dropbox folder) on your computer for storing their files, photos & videos. DropBox offers 2GB free storage space. Before you go ahead and move the folder, you can first see how much space you will need on Dropbox.

Here are the steps to backup photos from Picasa to Dropbox:


  1. Download & install "Picasa desktop application" on your computer & launch it.
  2. Install "Dropbox desktop application" on your computer. It creates a folder on your systems hard disk. The folder is named "Dropbox".
  3. Click "Picasa desktop application".
  4. Click "View" menu bar on Picasa.
  5. Select "Folder View" option.
  6. Click "Tree View" to see the complete folder structure for the location of your photos.
  7. "Right-click" the folder which contains your photos to backup.
  8. Select "Move Folder" option.
  9. A pop-up window opens up.
  10. Navigate to your "Dropbox" folder.
  11. All your photos now will be stored to Dropbox.

You can install PicBackMan's Picasa uploader for Mac from the website and start backing up photos and videos.

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