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downloading photos to desktop/picasa

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The camera in question is a POWER SHOT 4000IS I think. The issue is that I need to know how to download SPECIFIC photos from the sd card as opposed to the entire contents each time I connect to the desktop and open PICASA which downloads the entire card each time the cord is connected. I do not know if this is a function of the camera or PICASA. Details please. [MOD NOTE: Email address removed per FORUM GUIDELINES]

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Registered: ‎11-20-2012

Re: downloading photos to desktop/picasa

Hi rtrg!


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Registered: ‎11-14-2012

Re: downloading photos to desktop/picasa

I've used Picasa for years & unless it works differently for newer operating systems you can select exactly which photos to download. Unfortunately you have to allow it to open all the thumbnails on the left side of the screen which can take a while, but once they are there you can select the photos you want to download & that should bring up a menu box on the bottom saying "save selected images' or "import selected" or something like that. 

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