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    Picasa Alternatives

    Picasa is described as 'software download from Google, that helps you organize, edit, and share your photos. The local application usage and the online storage up to 1 GB is free, and it is easy to use. The online version is called Picasa Web Albums' and is a leading Photo Manager in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Picasa for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is FastStone Image Viewer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try digiKam or ImageGlass. Other great apps like Picasa are XnView MP, Adobe Lightroom, IrfanView and nomacs.

    Picasa is mainly a Image Viewer but alternatives to it may also be Photo Managers or Photo Sharing Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Picasa.
    This page was last updated Mar 25, 2022
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    1. FastStone Image Viewer is a fast, stable, user-friendly image browser, converter and editor. It has a nice array of features that include image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, emailing, resizing, cropping and color adjustments.
      FastStone Image Viewer vs Picasa opinions
      Most users think FastStone Image Viewer is a great alternative to Picasa.
      decent sorting, good full-screen view. Fair replacement to but sub-par to Picasa.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

    2. XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages.
      XnView MP vs Picasa opinions
      Most users think XnView MP is a great alternative to Picasa.
      Not even close to being a replacement for Picasa. The entire program is non-intuitive.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago


    3. digiKam is an advanced digital photo management application which makes importing and organizing digital photos a "snap". The photos are organized in albums which can be sorted chronologically, by folder layout or by custom collections.
      digiKam vs Picasa opinions
      Most users think digiKam is a great alternative to Picasa.
      elrostelperien Great photo and tag management tools. It's also apparently the only program, from the ones listed, that has facial recognition features (although not great in comparison to Picasa's).
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

    4. Create incredible photos anywhere with all-new Lightroom CC and 1 TB of cloud storage. Get powerful editing features on any device in a new, easy-to-use interface.
      Adobe Lightroom vs Picasa opinions
      Some users think Adobe Lightroom is a great alternative to Picasa, some don't.
      It's just not free - but it's the most obvious parallel
      Positive comment over 6 years ago

      dont host picture, just do modification
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

    5. Fast and compact image viewer/converter trying to be simple for beginners and powerful for professionals. Many supported file formats and features.
      IrfanView vs Picasa opinions
      This alternative is disputed. IrfanView is still a legitimate alternative to Picasa, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Irfanview is just an image viewer. If you're looking the program that has the exact function as Picassa I think you should skip this software.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

      It's an image viewer, not an organizer. Most similar app to Picasa may be digiKam
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

      You can only look at one photo at a time. You can not organize or tag photos. The editing function is far superior to Picasa.
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

      cy6ernauti1us Let me refute negative reviews by those who are not really familiar with IrfanView's image browsing capability by mentioning the "Thumbnail Viewer" function of IrfanView. Because IV's UI paradigm is non-standard, in that the image browser is a separate window, seems to be throwing most users off.
      Positive comment 2 months ago


    6. ImageGlass is a simple picture viewer with which you will be able to display your image collection in a very similar way to the one that Windows provides by default, but with some additional functions.


      The first installer available on the website, presented by the author, "ImageGlass Spider", is bundleware. From the privacy policy: "Also, the software shares available resources with the Spider's customers, to pass traffic through your device."

      The author is aware of the problem and indecisive on what action to take. Since less experienced users would fall for the "Spider" edition, be careful when downloading this software.

      Most users think ImageGlass is a great alternative to Picasa.
    7. nomacs is a small, fast image viewer able to handle the most common image formats including RAW images. Additionally it is possible to synchronize multiple viewers. A synchronization of viewers running on the same computer or via LAN is possible.


      The last release is from July 2020, and it seems the main developer is not working on it anymore. See:

      nomacs vs Picasa opinions
      Most users think nomacs is a great alternative to Picasa.
      yuriykaz Nomacs is an image and photo browser and viewer. It's fast, cross-platform, and open source.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

    8. TagSpaces is an offline, open source, document manager with tagging support.
    9. Shotwell is an open source photo organizer designed for the GNOME desktop environment.
      Shotwell vs Picasa opinions
      Most users think Shotwell is a great alternative to Picasa.
      Windowsfree sorting and editing abilities
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

    10. XnView is a utility for viewing and converting graphic files. XnView is provided as FREEWARE for private non-commercial or educational use (including non-profit organization).
      XnView vs Picasa opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      rustyknight07 It's a viewer NOT not an organizer, you can't tag photos or place them on maps.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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