Best Album - Picasa Web Albums Manager

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Best Album is an application that allows you to manage your web albums on Picasa from your iPhone/iPad much more easily and comfortably than ever before. With this application, you can view and manage all your albums (photos/videos) uploaded onto Picasa any time. Use this application to enjoy your precious memories with your friends and family!

■ Upload photos stored on your iPhone/iPad in one single operation, and using any size of your choice!

Best Album allows you to upload the photos on your device onto Picasa in one single operation. Exif information stored in your photos is always preserved, regardless of the size you choose when performing the upload. If your photos contain location information, you can also verify these on a map after the upload.

■ Powerful caching

Best Album can download all of your Picasa photos automatically. After downloading them, they are cached on your device, so you can view them all even when offline. You can also upload all the photos on your camera roll using Best Album; you can then delete the photos on your camera roll to lighten up the load on your iPhone/iPad.

■ Includes an image processing editor offering high level of functionality

Best Album includes an editor offering high level of functionality that allows you to perform a variety of editing operations such as rotation, cutting out, adding effects, etc. You can do everything you want just with this one application! (You can also choose to “Save As” a new image, or to “Save and Overwrite”.)

■Plus many other useful functionality

- Configure multiple Picasa accounts
- Configure your friends’ Picasa accounts

- View, create, edit, delete, send by e-mail
- Sort by date, name, and using the same order as used on the web
- Set an album cover of your choice
- Search

- View, upload, move, save, delete
- View, edit tags
- View Exif information
- Sort by date, name, and using the same order as used on the web
- Display on a map (links to a MAP application)
- AirPlay

- Play, upload
- AirPlay

- Upload including Exif information
- Specify image size (can choose from 8 different sizes)
- Upload multiple photos simultaneously
- Upload backgrounds

- Specify image size (can choose from 4 different sizes)
- Automatic download

- Set caching per album to on/off
(Cached data can be viewed off line)

- Full support for high resolution displays on the iPhone4/4S, iPhone5, iPad
- Landscape (sideways view) support
- Disable editing functionality
- Full screen mode
- Passcode locking

What's New

Version 4.4 (Dec 06, 2014)

[The new update is finally here!]
- Support for iOS 8
- Support for larger displays on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

[Support for high definition video playback!]
It is now possible to play videos of resolutions up to 1080p. After updating the photos list by pulling refresh, when you push the video play button, you will be able to choose the resolution.

[Improvements on photo selection]
Since it was difficult to tell between photos when uploading in the previous version, it is now possible to change the size of the photos in the photo selection screen. (The switch button is on the upper right.)

[Improvements on the passcode]
The passcode screen has been changed to flat design.

[Improvements on the photo editor]
- Aviary editor has been updated to the latest version.
- The ability to revert photos to the original version after editing and overwriting has been added.

[Additions to settings]
- The number of columns in the photo gallery can now be changed.
- The font size of the captions in the slideshow view can now be made larger.
- The organization of the settings screen has been changed.

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Version 4.3 (Jul 07, 2014)

[Important Message]
In this version, we adapted to the change of Google's authentication API. If you use older version, it is possible that login will become unavailable by 09/01/14, so please update as soon as possible.

[New functions]
- More than 1000 pictures can be displayed
- Added a shuffle version to the slideshow
- 2048px can now be selected as a display option on the iPhone as well
- For sharing of pictures, the picture can now be opened in another app (when only one picture is selected)

- Increased performance for displaying albums / pictures
- Google+ albums can now be displayed separately in the automatic download screen or album screens
- Increased the size of the iPad login screen
- optimized for arm64 (iPhone5S)

[Bug fixes]
- Fixed an error where the search bar would flicker in the iPhone Home screen (iOS7.x)
- Fixed an issue where the top button positions would fall apart on the iPad (iOS7.1)
- Fixed a bug in the picture selection screen
- Fixed the error that occurred when 2048px was selected as a display size on the iPad (Clear cache once to apply)

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Version 4.2 (Jan 03, 2014)

[Bug fix]
- The issue of disappearing calendar view's back button was fixed.
- The issue of showing user name on navigation bar is fixed. (iPad)

- The shortcut to the auto download view was added on calendar view.
- Pinch-in gesture back feature was added to the photo view. (iPhone)
- Layout adjustment of albums/photos view. (iPad)

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Version 4.1 (Oct 02, 2013)

– iOS7 Support
Support for the design of iOS7, working confirmation has been carried out.

– New Sharing Menu
The basic sharing menu for iOS is supported. With iOS7, photos can be shared with friends using AirDrop.

- Improved slideshow caption
Title and date taken are supported as photo view caption. You can enable this option from setting view. (Configure items to be displayed)

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Version 4.0 (May 06, 2013)

■ We added calender features
We added a feature where cashed photos within the application can be displayed on a calender.

■ We worked on the album display of Google+
Instant Upload albums, albums created automatically when posting pictures with Google+, will be displayed all together in a group called Google+. (You have to refresh album list)

■ We added an automatic updating feature for the photos
From now on, when you pull and update the list of albums / photos , the date on which that update was made will be recorded. Then, when you update the albums in the future, the recorded date will be checked, and if necessary, the list of photos will be automatically renewed.

■ We updated the photo editor
The Aviary photo editor has undergone a major renewal. You can use the renewed filter effects, and new frame functions.

Other improvements
-The ON/OFF of the automatic download can now be set from the album-information screen.
-We added the "Select all photos" button on the screen where one can select and edit photos.
-We added a setting where the timing of communication can be only when there is connection to Wifi.
-Now, when one pinches out on the photo display screen, they can return to the previous screen (only on iPad).
-We made it so that the (nul) tag will not be displayed.
-We fixed the defects of the automatic download.
-We ended the support for iOS4.x

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Version 3.3 (Jan 23, 2013)

New feature
- List view is supported for album view.
(You can switch browse type from setting)

- Support loading 1000+ albums.
- Support showing caption when slideshow.

and other bug fixes.

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Version 3.2 (Sep 25, 2012)

【iOS Support】- iOS6 is supported
- iPhone5's 4-inch display is supported
- Support for systems earlier than iOS4.3 has been stopped
- Support for iPhone3G has been stopped

- Updated the Aviary editor
(Edited images are limited to 3 megapixels)

- Improved Exif date display
(In order to display the correct date, updates of each album are now essential)

- Improved iPhone's album list thumbnail resolution
(In order to display the new size, clear the cache is now essential)

【Bug Fixes】
- Fixed the issue of albums of more than 1000 items not being displayed
- Fixed the issue of iPad album thumbnail problem
- Fixed the issue of crashing after video playback (iOS4.x)
- Fixed the issue of crashing when opening picture selection screen during upload (iOS5.x)
- Fixed the issue of crashing after editing pictures
- Fixed the issue of crashing when entering/creating a password
- Fixed some of the issues regarding the horizontal/vertical screen rotation

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Version 3.1.1 (Sep 06, 2012)

- Improved album list view performance.
- Add Exif information when save to camera roll.

【Bug fix】
- 404 error regarding account creation is fixed.
- Duplicated account registration is fixed.
- Suffix check bug when upload is fixed.

- iCloud cover sync is deleted.

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Version 3.1 (Jul 21, 2012)

【New Features】

- Facebook support
- URL schema support (bestalbum://)
- Album search function is added (Local search)


- Improved authentication (OAuth support)
- Video play bug fix

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Version 3.0 (Apr 16, 2012)

【New Features】
- Powerful Photo Editor
You can edit your photos using Aviary editor. Various edit functions such as Rotate, Crop, Effects, Brightness etc are available and, you can choose several resolution for edit.

- Album Cover setting
You can change an album cover photo from the app. This setting is syncronized by using iCloud. (This doesn't be syncronized with Picasa web)

- iPad Retina display support
2048px viewing size for iPad Retina display. Thumbnails and other images are also displayed beautiful resolution. (You have to clear cache to use this.)

- AirPlay support
- AirPrint support
- Tweet support
- Message support

- Download size setting is removed. You can select size when it's needed.
- Map type setting is removed. You can switch type on the map view.
- "Disable edit function" setting is added.
- Album status string are changed as same as Picasa web.
- Auto capitalize is enabled.
- FAQ is added.

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Version 2.5 (Dec 02, 2011)

■ New function
- Auto cache download
You only have to do is select album which you want to cache.
All photos in that album will be downloaded automatically.

- Open Album in Safari
- Copy Album URL
- Copy Photo URL

■ Improved
- Disable Auto-Lock when uploading.
- "2048px" added to upload size.
- "Manual" added to slideshow's Play Each Slide.
- Viewing option added. (Fill Screen / Fit to Screen)

■ Bug fix
- Notify when upload limit reached.
- Shake action bug fixed.

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Version 2.4 (Sep 08, 2011)

- The default album access level is changed to "Sign-in required to view".
- Upload cancel function is added. (Tap thumbnail while uploading)
- Improved upload performance.
- Other bug fixed ( regarding upload and photo viewing).

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Version 2.3 (Aug 19, 2011)

■ Improved Photo View
- The photos of aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 are shown in fullscreen size like photo app.
- The margin between photos is added.
- Navigations will be automatically hidden by some conditions.

■ Size settings
- You can set download size which used for "send email" and "save to photolibrary".
- You can use another size setting for viewing photos.

■ Authentication
- Add error handling for 2-step verification and captchas authentication.

■ Bug fix
- Passcode bug fix.
- Photo View crash bug fix.

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Version 2.2 (Aug 04, 2011)

- Add Passcode settings
- Add Slideshow settings
- Session timeout bug fixed
- HTTP Request bug fixed

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Version 2.1.2 (Jul 13, 2011)

- Fixed iPhone3G login crush bug
- Fixed token timeout thing

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Version 2.1.1 (Jul 05, 2011)

- Fixed some translation because there was a leak.

- Add Account/Password editing

- Add date editing
- Add caption viewing/editing

- Add original/cache photo size viewing
- Add caption viewing/editing

- Add map type setting

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Version 2.1 (Jun 30, 2011)

- Add Account/Password editing

- Add date editing
- Add caption viewing/editing

- Add original/cache photo size viewing
- Add caption viewing/editing

- Add map type setting

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Version 2.0 (May 06, 2011)

Now you can use iPad version!

- Supports viewing Landscape mode
- Supports moving photos
- Supports switching Cache for each Albums
- Add sorting option "Same as Web"

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Version 1.3.2 (Mar 18, 2011)

- app icon has changed
- add "select all/none" to the image picker view

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Version 1.3.1 (Mar 12, 2011)

Photo Selector bug fixed.

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Version 1.3 (Mar 01, 2011)

- Added Background upload function
- Added Video upload function
- Improved upload performance
- Small bug fixes

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Version 1.2 (Jan 06, 2011)

Many features have been added

[ Detailed photo information ]
Exif tag display and a feature to show only designated photos in the map display have been added.
Coordination with the MAP app is now possible.

[ Image size settings ]
The photo size when downloading or uploading can now be configured.
Adjusting the size of the photo preserves the Exif tags.

[ Display order settings ]
The display order of the albums and photos can now be configured.
Most recent/oldest and ascending/descending name order can be selected.

[ Account settings ]
The display order of accounts/friends can now be configured.

[ Automatic download ]
The automatic download feature has been added. To download more photos, further actions are not necessary.
Photos will be downloaded just by having the photo viewing display open.

[ Cache ]
The cache system has been redesigned and the performance improved.
To implement this, the cache for versions up to v1.1 will be deleted.

[ Tags ]
Tags are also stored in the cache.
The bug that only allowed 100 photos to be displayed has been fixed. (The limit is 1000 photos)

[ Others ]
The bug that prevented modifications to album information being immediately reflected in the app has been fixed.

There is a possibility of your account information being deleted when updating the app.
If your account information is deleted, unfortunately you will have to re-enter the appropriate settings.

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Version 1.1 (Nov 30, 2010)

- Add Rate, Optimize function for Settings
- Improved Photo Selector
- The bug that you can't select photo from Photo Library was fixed.
- The bug that related map viewing was fixed.

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Version 1.0 (Nov 12, 2010)

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4.4Dec 06, 2014Current release
4.3Jul 07, 2014
4.2Jan 03, 2014
4.1Oct 02, 2013
4.0May 06, 2013
3.3Jan 23, 2013
3.2Sep 25, 2012
3.1.1Sep 06, 2012
3.1Jul 21, 2012
3.0Apr 16, 2012
2.5Dec 02, 2011
2.4Sep 08, 2011
2.3Aug 19, 2011
2.2Aug 04, 2011
2.1.2Jul 13, 2011
2.1.1Jul 05, 2011
2.1Jun 30, 2011
2.0May 06, 2011
1.3.2Mar 18, 2011
1.3.1Mar 12, 2011
1.3Mar 01, 2011
1.2Jan 06, 2011
1.1Nov 30, 2010
1.0Nov 12, 2010First tracked
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Current Version - 4.4 - 21 ratings
Updated on Jan 29, 2015
All Versions - 4.2 - 752 ratings
Updated on Jan 29, 2015


Compatibility: Universal

Category: Photo and Video

Updated: Jan 23, 2015

Version: 4.4

Size: 14.4 MB

Language: English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Seller: AppStair LLC

Rating: Rated 4+

Family Sharing: Yes

Requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

Bundle ID: com.ntaku.bestalbum

App ID:  395234829  [Copy]