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    Good News for BlogSpot Bloggers: Picasa Added More Storage

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    Those who are blogging on BlogSpot platform, must be aware that there images are hosted on Picasa. (Free image uploading service from Google). Though picasa used to have maximum limit of 1GB, which means after 1GB you need to buy more storage to upload images, videos or you can use different profile to publish posts to upload images.

    Now here is a good news from Google photo blog:

    “In the past, each image and video you uploaded counted toward your free 1GB. Now, uploaded images that are 800 pixels or smaller and videos that are 15 minutes or less in length no longer count against your free storage limit. This means you can upload and store unlimited photos and videos at the above sizes — for free!”

    This means now if upload images for your Blog Post, and if it’s usually less than 800Pixels, you will be using unlimited storage. As such images will not be counted on your 1G storage limit. This is useful for those bloggers who have been blogging on BlogSpot for some time and they are almost out of storage. Though I’m not sure, if this new update also applies for previously uploaded images or not.

    picasa storage1 550x169 Good News for BlogSpot Bloggers: Picasa Added More Storage

    You can always check your current storage by logging into Picasa web album, and under settings> Storage. <Direct link>. If you are BlogSpot blogger, do let us know if you liked this new addition from Picasa or not?

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    { 17 comments… read them below or add one }

    Anand Kumar

    18px? Who uploads 18px images to blog, if it is not icon.

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    Harsh Agrawal

    Anand my bad with the typo. It’s suppose to be 800 Px… Thanks for pointing it out.

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    Anand Kumar

    It’s all my pleasure!

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    Himanshu

    gold for blogspot users. the space shortage is really annoying.

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    Anand Kumar

    That’s true! The free storage should also be increased, atleast upto 5GB+ increasing storage like Gmail.

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    Harsh Agrawal

    Anand I agree, this will be helpful.. Though what I like about Picasa pricing model is, it’s really cheap.

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    UrbnGeek

    Hey Harsh, Happy to know that Picasa is now competing with Flickr. But What do you say? Which is better- Picasa OR Flickr? I use Picasa(as image host) on my blogger blog: and it has renewed its interface too. I can now upload pics faster.

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    Anand Kumar

    One should stay with Picasa now. Original Images are accessible for free. which is great feature. I think so..

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    Harsh Agrawal

    Well anyhow I prefer picasa over Flickr when using BlogSpot.. They are integrated really well…

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    Gautham Raj

    Hi Harsh ,

    Good news for bloggers lyk me who are still using Blogspot !!

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    Harsh Agrawal

    Indeed!. Thanks for dropping by and for your comment. :)

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    Shrinidhi Hande

    this was useful.. hope they exclude already uploaded images as well

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    Harsh Agrawal

    Yah that will be a good news for all BlogSpot bloggers who are running on the edge of completing the 1GB limit.

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    UrbnGeek

    Does Flickr have any bandwidth limit? If yes, then Picasa is the way to go.

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    Harsh Agrawal

    UrbnGeek you can find complete detail of Flickr limits here: http://www.flickr.com/help/limits/

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    Geet | HobbyIdeas

    A great news for me as I am on blogger and as my blog is on Painting. I usually upload quite a number of images for a single post!

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    TechWev

    Great news i m also a blogger to and i just checked my storage. it is decreased. Thnxz for the news.

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