In May 2015, Google propelled new photo service called, Google Photos, and since that day everyone knew Picasa wouldn’t be around for long. On Friday, Google reported on its Picasa blog that it would soon be resigning the photograph services.
Google is shutting down Picasa on May 1, 2016
The website read “After much thought and consideration, we’ve chosen to resign Picasa over the coming months keeping in mind the end goal to focus altogether on a entirely photograph services in Google Photos. We trust we can create a much better experience by focusing on one service that gives more usefulness and works crosswise over mobile and desktop, as opposed to partition our endeavors crosswise over two different products.”
For people who have been utilizing Picasa for quite a long time and have a lot of content stored in it, Don’t worry about your data. Moving substance from Picasa to Google Photos will be programmed. At the point when users will sign into Google Photos, every one of their photographs and videos will already be there.
For those who are using the Picasa desktop application, it will continue to work as it does today , and if you choose to download it before the shutdown date of March 16, However, the software will no longer receive future updates.
However, for users who don’t wish to use Google Photos or who still need to have the able to view particular content for example, labels, captions or comments, Google will be making another spot for them to get to Picasa Web Albums information. But, these users won’t have the able to alter or make or sort out any content in Picasa Web Album.
In this manner, as of March 1, 2016, Google will quit supporting Picasa desktop application.