Google slashes price for online Picasa storage

Google yesterday disclosed that it has significantly cut the price of online storage for users of its Picasa photo editing and sharing application.

In a blog post, Google software engineer Elvin Lee said that Picasa users can now buy 20GB of online storage capacity -- enough to store more than 10,000 full resolution pictures taken with a five megapixel camera -- for $5 a year. The price reduction represents twice as much storage for a quarter of the previous price of $20 .

The free and popular Picasa tool runs on Windows-based machines and on Apple Macintoshes since january. The application allows users to move photos from a camera to the cloud for storage and sharing.

Google's online storage offerings are also available for use with several other Google Apps including Gmail, Google Docs and Spreadsheets.

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