Update on Picasa and the archive for Picasa Web Album Data
Picasa web albums will be retired on August 1, 2016. Your albums, photos and videos will still be accessible in Google Photos (photos.google.com
) or the new Album Archive (get.google.com/albumarchive
Your public album gallery will still be visible athttps://get.google.com/albumarchive/UserID*Your UserID is the 21 digit user number for your Google+ and Google profile.>> If you have photos or videos in a Picasa Web Album, the easiest way to still access, modify and share most of that content is to log in to Google Photos. Most of your photos and videos will already be there, but you will not be able to access your Blogger, Hangouts, or Google+ Photos from Posts album.Access: photos.google.com or the Google Photos app>> If you’d like to view specific content, such as tags, captions or comments, or see photos uploaded from Blogger, Google+, or Hangouts, all of those photos and metadata can be accessed in the Album Archive.Access: https://get.google.com/albumarchiveLinks that will continue to work
Links to photos and albums whose URLs use your user ID number (and not your username).
* Links to Public Galleries whose URLs use your user ID number (and not your username).Links that will stop working
* Slideshows embedded on websites.
* Picasa Web Albums & photos embedded on websites.
* Links to photos, albums, and Public Galleries whose URLs use your username (and not your user ID number).Learn more about what you can do with the Album Archivehttps://support.google.com/picasa/answer/7008270Learn more about what's happening to Picasa Web Albums, such as what's happening with photo links and embeds.https://support.google.com/picasa/answer/6383491Announcement in the official Picasa help forumhttps://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/picasa/xaqR_Qcgkrw