3 Top Applications For Picasa Users

Photo album has become so popular in the recent times. Not only is it used to preserve shots from precious moments, it has also become a great marketing tool that many firms, businesses and entrepreneurs take advantage of to get their business views and proposals closer to potential customers.

Now with the cutting edge technology we have in apps, anyone anywhere can create professional photo albums, as I explain here, simply with their mobile device and Picasa. Picasa is a top-notch image organizer and viewer that provide users access to professional photo editing tools and a photo sharing website. If you love photo albums and you use Picasa, here are the three apps you can use to create stunning photo albums.

PhotoSync

PhotoSync is a well featured app that facilitates media file transfers between devices. It makes it a breeze to transfer photos and videos to or from your computer, including easy transfers to iPad, iPhone, iPod and other iOS devices. Surprisingly, users can now also sync to Picasa and sync among multi devices from Picasa.

Basic Features

Easy file transfers – PhotoSync is a hands-off media file transfer solution; just select photos and choose your target and the transfer operation continues in the background while you carry on with other tasks. Additionally, it has no limit to the number of files you can transfer and to save you from annoying duplicates, it keeps record of which photos and videos has been transferred between which devices.

Unlimited access – You get Wi-Fi access to your photos and videos wherever you are and with any device on the same Wi-Fi network. You can view your media files, upload files or download files at will – a great feature when you are with friends!

Multi-sharing options – PhotoSync is well integrated with other web services like Dropbox, Facebook, Google+/Picasa, 500px, Flickr, SmugMug, Zenfolio, WebDAV, FTP/SFTP, SkyDrive and Google Drive. You can also use the included FTP feature to save your photos or videos to a NAS device.

The quicklook mode – A click on the “eye-icon” allows you to view all your photos and videos directly in the app without quitting it.

User’s Feedback

If you take multiple photos and videos, you simply need this app. Many users commend its versatile and yet easy to use features. The ability to transfer files between multiple devices and webs services make PhotoSync a must-have app, especially for those who love and use other networking platforms like facebook, Flickr, SmugMug, etc. This app got a dominant of 5 star ratings on Google Play and the latest version, which is available in AppStore, costs less than $2.

Pros

  • It is a smart app; taking record of the photos and videos you have sent to a device so you don’t get annoying duplicates.
  • Upload unlimited number of media files, send unlimited number of media files and have unlimited access to them
  • It is perfectly integrated with multiple other web services and apps to accommodate your other photo and video sharing needs
  • It is the easiest app for Picasa users; you can upload thousands of media files on the background with the ability to view all your uploads directly in the app in the quicklook mode

Cons

  • Video uploads and transfer may be slow depending on your device and connection

Download Photosync from iTunes.

Picasa Mobile

 

Picasa Mobile is one of the best apps for Picasa users designed to facilitate Picasa Web albums, photos viewing and management.

 

Basic Features

Direct camera uploads – Picasa Mobile will automatically upload your shots directly from your camera the moment you take them from the apps “Camera” menu option. The photos will be uploaded to your default Picasa album with the proper GPS coordinates indicating where you are at the time. From the app’s settings, you can also set to auto-upload shots taken with other apps.

Unlimited access with managerial features – You can create new albums, update existing albums and move photos between albums. You also get to play any video in any Picasa web album and this includes your contacts’ videos and any public video of interest.

Conduct batch operations – Picasa Mobile allows you to batch upload, download, and move and delete photos. You can also upload videos of up to 100MB t your online Picasa albums. View photos in your device’s SD card and upload them to your online account from within the app.

Top notch social features – You can invite friends to see you Picasa Web albums, and share your albums and photos through any compatible app like Gmail, Blogger and Yahoomail.

Supports multiple accounts – Picasa Mobile supports multiple accounts. Users can easily switch between Google accounts.

User’s Feedback

With an average of 4.5 ratings on Google Play, Picasa Mobile came out on top as one of the topmost apps for enhanced Picasa experience. Users said it works flawlessly with its friendly user interface that demands nothing but a few clicks to get a task completed. This app is described with words like “sharp,” “sleek,” “stable,” etc. At $0.94, Picasa Mobile gets over 10,000 install in a period of 30 days.

Pros

  • It is reasonably priced at $0.94.
  • It supports multiple Google accounts
  • Comes with topnotch social features
  • Automatic uploads, batch uploads and other managerial features

Cons

  • Features may not work properly with devices running on Android versions below 2.2

Download this application here.

PicFolio for Picasa

 

PicFolio for Picasa is a game changer. If you think you love Picasa, wait until you access your Picasa account from this cutting edge, sleek, stable app. It will give you enhanced Picasa experience if you use Android, Amazon Kindle Fire or Nook.

Basic Features

Offline viewing – With PicFolio for Picasa you get unmatched offline photo viewing experience. Your photos are auto downloaded to your device as it charges. Additionally, all downloads are auto-optimized to have the best resolution and size for your device. This is great for making presentations.

Conduct batch uploads – Upload photos in batches. Uploads runs in the background so you don’t get interrupted while using your device for other operations.

Professional photo editors – You get to edit your photos to suit your taste, add tags, crop and delete any of them and move photos between albums.

Social media integration – You can share your photos via email, facebook and twitter or by sharing the url of photos.

User’s Feedback

PicFolio has gathered a huge database of users who cherish and recommend it. It is rated as one of the best apps for Picasa and users commend its wide range of features including friendly interface, geo-location features and exceptional offline photo viewing capabilities. If you have an Android device that runs on version 1.6 and above, PicFolio will allow you unlimited access to your Picasa account with your mobile device.

Pros

  • It comes with professional photo editing features
  • The read-only mode turns off photo destructive actions like “delete”
  • You can batch upload and download, share photos on social media and via email
  • Filter photos with tags
  • Your photos are auto set to show with the highest quality on your device which is great for presentation

Cons

  • Some users on Amazon Kindle Fire complained that the app couldn’t upload all their photos

For more details and prices click to download it from Google Play store.

Looking for the best app for a great Picasa experience? You can’t go wrong with any of these three. Go ahead share photos and create story telling photo albums for those memorable family get-togethers or for your business.

Steven is the editor of the VerybestSoftware.Net, where he shares his knowledge on online services like photo sharing, data storage and printing. Visit www.verybestsoftware.net for more information.

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