How to Post Pictures Online with Picasa

Picasa, free software by Google, makes it easy to post pictures online. With Picasa, it is easy to organize, edit and share your photos with friends and family all around the world.

Step 1: Visit the Picasa Website

To begin, go to the Picasa website. Upon arrival, you will find a button titled “Get Started with Picasa Web Albums.” Click this button.

Step 2: Create a Name

Create your “Google name,” then click “Create my Google Profile.”

Step 3: Create Picasa Web Albums

You will then be taken directly to your Picasa Web Album page. On this page, you can upload photos, you can choose to share these photos and choose who you want to share them with.

Step 4: Upload Photos

To upload photos, click the tab titled “My Photos.” You will see another link titled “Add photos.” Click this link. You will be taken to the next screen where you can click “browse” to find the photo that you want to upload. Click on “browse” and locate the file on your hard drive. Once you have selected the file, you will be taken back to the last screen where you can choose another photo to upload, up to a total of five files. Once you have chosen all of the photos, click on the button labeled “start upload.”

Step 5: Share Photos

After your photos have all uploaded, you will be taken back to your main page where all of the photos you just uploaded will be visible. After you post pictures online, sharing them is easy; simply click on the photo, click on the link to “share”, input email addresses and you are all done.