Virtually the same features as PC users enjoy already

Google has now released a test version of its photo management tool Picasa especially for Macs.

Previously the software was only available for PCs and Linux users, but now a public beta has been launched for Apple fans.

According to Apple Insider, the public beta of Picasa 3 contains ‘virtually the same features as on other operating systems’.

The package allows users to manually upload their images to Picasa Web Albums – or they can set it up to automatically sync their images so that new snaps load straight to the albums when they are detected.

Users can also share photos through posts on Blogger sites or to create slideshow movies.

Says Google, Picasa requires any Intel-based Mac using Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger or higher.