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    Picasa Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Picasa for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is XnView MP. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try digiKam or nomacs. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Picasa and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Picasa are Adobe Lightroom, TagSpaces, ACDSee Photo Studio and Eagle .

    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 Dec 26, 2021
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    1. 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

    2. 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


    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. TagSpaces is an offline, open source, document manager with tagging support.

    6. ACDSee is a complex, multi-purpose application that serves for viewing, organizing and editing digital photos. Furthermore, images can be shared on social websites or your own space on the developer’s website.
      ACDSee Photo Studio vs Picasa opinions
      Most users think ACDSee Photo Studio is a great alternative to Picasa.
      rustyknight07 It does everything Picasa does and more, unfortunately it's not free.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    7. Eagle helps you manage pictures, screenshots, user interfaces and designs that make your lightbulb shine. If you are a designer, you will definitely love this!.
    8. Bridge CC gives you centralized access to all the files and assets you need for your creative projects. Organize personal and team assets, batch edit with ease, add watermarks, set centralized color preferences, and even upload your photos to Adobe Stock.
      Most users think Adobe Bridge is a great alternative to Picasa.
    9. Photos is a digital photograph manipulation application developed by Apple, intended to be less complex than its predecessor iPhoto .
      Apple Photos vs Picasa opinions
      Some users think Apple Photos is a great alternative to Picasa, some don't.
      It doesn't have the same organizing and album things and it constantly uses up the system and is not user friendly
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

      Apple Photos backs up your photos automatically and allows you to keep the original, unedited photo.
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

      Cannot upload to google photos. I can share photos to flickr but selecting more than 99 photos will disable that option too. Cunning product design that they don't support integration with google product.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

    10. Photo Background Remover professionally focuses on wedding dresses & transparent object Masking. It instantly cut out wedding dresses from complex image backgrounds without any loss of image quality on Mac in seconds-to-minutes.
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