Picasa is a Google-owned application that allows you to edit, print, transfer, search and share images; Besides organizing the photos in albums, of easy form, with an optimum result.
Picasa 3 includes a new facial recognition system, which allows you to recognize and associate the photos in which the same person is located, to group them automatically, classifying them according to the faces that they identify. A new tool, called Face Movie, allows you to create a video with photos of the same person, with the particularity that his face is in a fixed position.
With Picasa you can have the photos organized in one place, which facilitates the localization and search; In terms of security, this service offers the storage of all files that are uploaded, providing users with peace of mind as they will have their contents protected and backed up. It supports JPG, GIF, PSD, BMP and video files, it is also compatible with most digital cameras, so it is useful to download the photos from the camera and create or select the destination albums.
Picasa has basic but useful editing tools, such as: removing red-eye, trimming or resizing photos, creating presentations, creating photo collages, and so on. It also allows you to apply various effects to your photos : black-and-white conversion, sepia conversion, color saturation, and various other effects that transform and convert your personal photos for very fun and original results.
With Picasa it is possible to make backups of the collections, organize the photos with labels and some other features that make it a complete and highly recommended product, considering also that it is totally free.
In this new version it is possible to send a set of photos in batch to the service of Picasa Web Albums, and also can be edited online through the Picnik service.
Another new feature of this latest version is the ability to interact with Google+, offering the possibility of sharing albums directly with friends or circles of this social network, and sharing the tags associated with each of the photos.
Picasa 3.9 (126.96.36.199) is the latest version of Picasa, updated in August 2014. It works with Windows XP, Vista and 7; And is available in Spanish.