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Picasa for Mac and FileMaker Pro 10 Released

lamadude

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Jan 12, 2006
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Brussels, BE
link not working for me for the moment, but picasa for mac!! I couldn't be happier

still not working... could it be that google accidentaly released this and pulled it back off so it can announce it at macworld?
 

lamadude

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Jan 12, 2006
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Brussels, BE
It's importing my pictures right now. The program is probably WINE based like the linux version, but looks good. Feels a lot snappier than iPhoto ;-)
 

doug in albq

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Oct 12, 2007
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Interesting! Great looking app for being free.

After about 10 minutes of playing around with it I noticed Picasa's preview window seems to darken up my .nef and .dng photos that have Adobe RGB as their color space. It did not change my .jpg with sRGB.

When it first imported my pictures their color levels were as I see them in Bridge, or any other App on my mac, then you could see Picasa's viewer darkening them up, one at a time.

I will play around some more with it, but happy enough with bridge...
 

xUKHCx

Administrator emeritus
Jan 15, 2006
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The Kop
It is fast and the find faces feature is pretty good, even found the faces in statues I have photographed.

It will be interesting to play with this for a while. I wonder if it can replace iPhoto. It is not all fully there just yet but hopefully by the time Picasa 4 rolls out it will be.
 

fpbecker

macrumors member
Sep 3, 2008
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Frankfurt, Germany
On the versiontracker link it says PPC for 10.4 and 10.5.

Works fine now on the versiontracker link too, thanks!

It is Intel only:
Code:
mephisto:~ fpbecker$ lipo -i /Applications/Picasa.app/Contents/MacOS/Picasa 
Non-fat file: /Applications/Picasa.app/Contents/MacOS/Picasa is architecture: i386
 
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