Picasa 2.7 Released for Linux, Download Now

Posted by Shailendra Doke | Apr 17, 2008

Here is Picasa 2.7 a new version of Picasa for Linux and is now available to Download for Linux users.

Picasa for Linux

"Picasa is software that helps you instantly find, edit and share all the pictures on your computer. Every time you open Picasa, it automatically locates all your pictures (even ones you forgot you had) and sorts them into visual albums organized by date with folder names you will recognize. You can drag and drop to arrange your albums and make labels to create new groups. Picasa makes sure your pictures are always organized. "

This release includes the same feature as in Picasa 2.7 for Windows.

Web album upload and download, folder hierarchy views, better raw support, localization in many languages. For those interested in open source aspect of Picasa 2.7, This software uses these open source technologies: WINE, Mozilla.

New Features:

  • Upload to Picasa Web Albums
    Use the new "Web Album" button to post your best photos online to share with friends and family.
  • Download from Picasa Web Albums
    Download albums from Picasa Web Albums directly into Picasa using Firefox.
  • Save edits to disk
    Save edits, undo saves, and revert to the original file with ease. We've got batch saving too! Picasa will even match the jpeg quality of the original. Right-click on your saved files to try the new "locate original" feature.
  • Folder hierarchy views
    Browse through folders Explorer-style. Use the button at the top of your Albums List to try them out.
  • Improvements to Import
    Import into an existing folder- we know you've wanted this feature for a long time! We've made importing photos from your camera faster too.
  • Better RAW support
    Now you can work with RAW files from the Canon 30D, the Nikon D200, Adobe DNG files, and more.
  • Internationalization Improvements
    Enable support for non-english languages.
  • Many other enhancements
    Larger thumbnails, better caption editing, ability to configure the row of buttons, special "Starred Photos" album, search by ISO and focal length.

With these all new features Picasa 2.7 also has some known issues. To see the knows issues goto Linux Download Page.

Download Picasa 2.7

Related: Picasa Web Albums Now on the iPhone

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