How to Import Photos from Camera to Picasa?

Picasa is a Free photo management program provided by Google. Picasa is used to organize & manage all the photos which have stored on your hard drive. Mainly, Picasa allows you to manage your photos. It offers basic photo editing functions i.e color enhancement, cropping & red eye reduction. It has several features like slide shows, printing, & image timelines. Picasa allows you to share your photos & videos with family & friends. Picasa supports following file formats to store photos i.e .jpeg, .tif, .tiff, .bmp, .gif, .psd (Photoshop), .png, .tga, & selected RAW file formats. If you are looking for a step by step process to import Photos to Picasa from camera, read on.

Here are the steps Import Photos from Camera to Picasa:

1. Go to & sign in to your account.
2. Download & install "Picasa Desktop Application" on your computer & launch it.
3. Connect your camera to your computer using the USB cable.
4. Open Picasa & click "Import button.
5. Select the source of your photos i.e 'Camera' into a 'Import from:' section.
6. Choose the location to save the photos on your computer. If you choose 'date taken' option as a folder title, then your photos will be saved in separate folder by date.
7. You will see 3 options in the "After Copying" section.
a) Leave card alone: Nothing is deleted from your camera.
b) Delete only copied photos: Only imported photos will be deleted.
c) Delete everything on card: All photos which are found on camera will be deleted.
8. Select any ('a' or 'b' or 'c') one of the options listed above.
9. Select the photos which you want to import to Picasa.
10. Click "Import Selected" or "Import All" to import all the photos.

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