Google offers Picasa for free

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When Google bought Picasa, I suggested that they may intend to release the photo management software for free. They have.

Jemal
July 20, 2004 4:37 AM

But is it any good? I'm sure Google thinks so, but what do you think?

Adam Kalsey
July 26, 2004 11:15 AM

I use Picasa on a regular basis. And I've set my father in law up with it so he can more easily manage his photos.

rex thomas
August 25, 2005 12:53 AM

i use Picasa on a regular basis.but i can't find anything special in it.

Raquel
March 17, 2006 11:06 AM

I think that for the average user Picasa is a great tool. It is easy to use, it works, and has the basic elements needed to edit pictures. It also has some added functionality for the more savvy photo editor. It isn't photoshop, however most people who take pictures don't require that much functionality.

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