Picasa HD for Windows 8
Picasa HD for Windows 8 is a useful tool for the users who want to manage the albums from a Picasa account. You can use it to view your images and upload other files from your computer without having to use a browser.
Picasa is a popular service used by millions of people to store their images online and share them with friends. Although you can access your albums in a web browsers, some users prefer to have a desktop application in order to manage the saved items.
This tool allows you to view all your albums and create new ones in order to upload other photos. It displays the album content and provides access to the sharing settings if you want to prevent other users from accessing certain items.
The user can open images individually or start a slideshow in order to review all the files from the album. The default settings which include a zoom effect and a five second time interval can be customized from the Charms menu.
When you open an image you have the option to zoom in to a certain area by dragging or using the scroll wheel. If you want to add a caption or change the filename you can access the Edit option from the app menu.
You can upload multiple images to the desired album and view metadata details such as the date, dimension and camera settings. Before uploading the photos, make sure that you review the resize option as the app automatically changes the size for all uploaded items.
If you want to quickly access the images from your Google account, Picasa HD provides you with a reliable interface for your Windows 8 device.