What is the Picasa Web Albums Data API?

The Picasa Web Albums Data API allows for websites and programs to integrate with Picasa Web Albums, enabling users to retrieve photos and albums, as well as upload new photos.

Here are some of the things developers have done with the API:

  • Created applications to easily upload photos from devices, desktop applications, and other web services.
  • Created full-featured mobile clients for browsing and uploading to PWA.
  • Integrated PWA with blogging software to easily show PWA albums and photos.
  • Used PWA to power digital photo frames.

How do I start?

  1. View the Client Libraries and Sample Code currently available.
  2. Browse the Picasa Web Albums Data API Developer's Guide and the Reference Guide.
  3. Get community support. Join our community and participate in our discussion group.