IMPORTANT: As of August 2, 2016, Google has retired Picasa.  Once it stops working, this feature will no longer be suppported on dotPhoto.

"Moving on from Picasa

Friday, February 12, 2016 10:00 AM

Update Aug. 2: The album archive page for Picasa Web Albums is now live. You can view, download, or delete your Picasa Web Albums data on this page.

Since the launch of Google Photos, we’ve had a lot of questions around what this means for the future of Picasa. After much thought and consideration, we’ve decided to retire Picasa."

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To upload from Picasa (Google's photo software):

  1. Make sure Picasa is installed on your computer.  (You can download here:

  2. Copy and paste this link into your browser bar:  picasa://importbutton/?url= 
    (This will launch Picasa and install the dotPhoto button.)

  3. By default, Picasa hides buttons, so click on the Tools menu and Configure Buttons:

  4. Select the dotPhoto button and Add it to your visible Picasa buttons:

  5. Your dotPhoto button will appear at the bottom of your Picasa screen: