Picasa

I discovered Picasa a while back, and since then I’ve been using it fairly regularly to control my photos (quite easy as I take so few these days). The greatest thing about Picasa is it’s price – completely free. Those nice people at Google bought out the company last year and whether you are now beginning to think that they are Microsoft-incarnate you can’t argue with that kind of price for a fairly sophisticated piece of software. It’s primary function, at first, is purely as an album. Point it at the folders where you store your photos and it’ll scan them, and keep an eye on them for new files, organising them by date (amongst other options). Once you get …

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