Way to Move Google Picasa to a New Computer
Guys! I hope that you may be a big fan of Google’s photo management software, Google Picasa just like me. If we talk about this so then we can say that it is easy to use, packed with features, and luckily it is free. However, this week I upgraded my basic box to Windows 8. Because I have consumed too much time in launching my photos, albums, and also Facial Tags. No, any route is there that I like to rebuild everything from scratch. And also you don’t have to. In this guide, you will learn the way to Move Google Picasa to a New Computer.
What is Picasa
Alright, guys here I want to just explain to you some related about Picasa. Similarly, Picasa is a discontinued, cross-platform image launcher and image viewer just for setting up and also editing digital photos, unified with a now-defunct photo-sharing website. Initially made by the company named Lifescape (which at that time was incubated/hatched by Idealab) in 2002. However, the “Picasa” is a mixture of the name of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, the phrase mi casa (Spanish for “my house”), and “pic” for pictures.
Domestic apps for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Mac OS X (Intel only) were also present. And just for Linux, the Windows version was also bundled with Wine. An iPhoto plugin and a standalone program for uploading photos were available for Mac OS X 10.4 and later.
Although turning your Google Picasa to a new PC is easy as long as you first copy of all your photos and, Picasa is installed. Simply under the exact utilizer’s paths as your previous system. For instance, when I head over to my Picasa in order to install to my new PC, my user profile was located at c:\users\skrause\ on both systems. So both my photos and Google database/config files will be located in the exact place.
Remember that when making your user account on your new Windows PC.
With that said, let’s go right into it.
Move Google Picasa to a New Computer
Well, guys if you want to move Picasa to a new computer so then you have to follow the following guide.
- First of all, you have to download and also install Google Picasa on your new PC but do not organize it after install.
- Now you must on your previous/old PC or install of Picasa, now you have to head to the c:\users\skrause\appdata\local\google. Also copy the two subfolders Picasa2Albums and Picasa2 into the same location on your recent PC.
Therefore it is OK in order to copy these folders to a USB drive if you want to receive them on your new PC. Simply you have to just be sure to copy them into the same folder c:\users\skrause\appdata\local\google\ on your new PC.
Important Note: Don’t forget/must remember to replace my user’s name skrause with your username.
At times when you copy over your photos and also the two folders above, set up the Picasa, and also you will be golden.
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Simply under the exact utilizer’s paths as your previous system. For instance, when I head over to my Picasa in order to install my new PC. My user profile was located at c:\users\skrause\ on both systems. So both my photos and Google database/config files will be located in the exact place.
Alright guys I hope that you will like this article the most. If you have any queries so then you can ask us in the comments section below.