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Share your photos and videos online with the Picasa extension for Google Chrome. You can upload your files easily directly in your browser. Please note: This plugin was created by Google.
Keeping in line with its approach of making things simple and personal to the user while designing and developing any system, Google has introduced the Picasa extension for Google Chrome. The extension is a convenient and efficient means of accessing your Picasa Web Albums. This plug-in incorporates a browser button in Google Chrome clicking on which provides instant access to Picasa Web. By adding this extension, the time required to access your online photos and videos reduces drastically while the excitement factor improves substantially.
The Picasa Web Albums application by Google is a smart and handy approach to share your photos and videos online. With the help of this free application, you can upload the photos and videos in your online Picasa account, and arrange them in personalized albums. The Picasa account is an integrated part of your Google ID and does not require a separate log-in after you have signed in to Google. This online sharing tool provides ample storage space to keep your treasured photos and videos in the online albums, while also providing an option to edit and delete the unwanted ones. After this, you can share it with your friends and family, located in any part of the globe by simply providing them the link. Furthermore, the overall experience is enhanced by the comments which your family and friends can make on these photos, videos, and albums. This would definitely bring you a different level of personal pleasure accompanied with the effortless mode of sharing your cherished memories.
On clicking the Picasa extension button in the Google Chrome browser, it opens up an associated mini-window in which two tabs are shown. The first tab provides the links to all your uploaded albums along with the thumbnail previews of the album covers. Whereas, the second tab illustrates the comments made by your friends and family (with whom the album link has been shared) on the photos and videos, besides their respective thumbnail previews. These previews can be clicked upon to go directly to the appropriate webpage. This eliminates the need of taking multiple steps before the same webpage can be accessed. It also keeps you regularly updated with the recent comments made on your photos and videos, without having to go to the webpage. This makes it a clever tool to use while you are in office by keeping things discreet while providing for some instantaneous fun during the break, without disturbing the flow of work.
Whether you are a casual or advanced user, you would find it an easy and dexterous tool to add to your browser. While advanced users would enjoy the responsiveness and attention to detail of this smart application, casual users will be amazed at its alacrity and the entertainment value provided as a result of frequent sharing and commenting by family and friends. The privacy tendered to you by this utility is a good addition to the entire package. Overall, the Picasa extension is a neat way of creating, updating and maintaining your online albums with the minimum of efforts.