Version history (PWU)

2014-07-31: 1.5.8

  • Update: Unlicensed version allows upload with Lightroom 5.6

2014-06-18: 1.5.7

  • Update: Unlicensed version allows upload with Lightroom 5.5

2014-04-08: 1.5.6

  • Update: Unlicensed version allows upload with Lightroom 5.4

2013-12-14: 1.5.5

  • Update: Minor changes

2013-11-12: 1.5.4

  • Fix: Plug-in reports the system version correctly to the log file

2013-11-11: 1.5.3

  • Update: Unlicensed version works with Lightroom 5.3

2013-09-18: 1.5.2

  • Update: Unlicensed version works with Lightroom 5.2

2013-07-09: 1.5.1

  • Update: Unlicensed version works with Lightroom 5

2013-06-14: 1.5.0

  • Update: Licensed version works with Lightroom 5
  • New: Plug-in can be updated directly from Lightroom with the new “Update” button in Lightrooms’s Plug-in Manager window
  • New: Added a “Version History” button to link to the plug-in’s changelog from within the Update window

2013-03-24: 1.4.2

  • Fix: Photos uploaded to Picasa Web can include characters such as “<” and “>”

2013-03-11: 1.4.1

  • Fix: No longer crashes when there are no existing albums on the Picasa Web account
  • Update: Free version now works with Lightroom 4.4 (the licensed version already worked with 4.4)
  • Update: Renamed “Published Collections” to “Albums”


  • Fix: Correct a silent failure on Macs

2013-01-05: 1.4.0

  • Fix: Cannot rename default published collection if plug-in not licensed
  • Update: Album no longer automatically opens in Web browser when publishing a collection
  • Fix: Can create default published collection if plug-in not licensed


  • Fix: Published Collections can be renamed


  • Fix: Quota only displayed if account authenticated

2012-12-18: 1.3.2

  • New: Quota displayed in Export/Publish window

2012-12-04: 1.3.1

  • Update: Removed internet connection timeout to help with large uploads/slow internet connections
  • Fix: A few minor UI fixes specific only to Macs

2012-11-22: 1.3.0

  • Update: A few minor UI improvements in the Lightroom dialogs

2012-11-19: 1.2.9

  • Update: Simplified buttons displayed for plug-in setup
  • Update: Plug-in preferences now stored in a new prefs file

2012-11-11: 1.2.8

  • New: Added button to save log file
  • Update: Plug-in always writes to log (no longer optional)
  • Update: Log now stored in App Data folder, not Documents folder
  • Update: Free version now works with Lightroom 4.3 (the licensed version already worked with 4.3)


  • New: Plug-in can now use Lightroom’s Publish Services

2012-10-17: 1.2.6

  • New: Displaying the account name now also includes email address

2012-09-20: 1.2.4

  • Fix: Switching output to log has immediate effect

2012-09-18: 1.2.3

  • Fix: Entering a license key into the top of the Export dialog now processes the key correctly

2012-09-17: 1.2.2

  • Update: Free version now works with Lightroom 4.2 (the licensed version already worked with 4.2)

2012-09-16: 1.2.1

  • New: Option to use the last album that was uploaded to

2012-09-10: 1.2.0

  • New: Videos can be uploaded
  • Update: License checking more tolerant to pasting key from emails

2012-08-14: 1.1.9

  • Fix: Allow updating of existing photos in the free version

2012-08-14: 1.1.8

  • New: Keywords and locations are not exported when the Export dialog Metadata settings say they should not be
  • Fix: Keywords and metadata with “&” characters are now exportable (previously gave a cryptic error)

2012-07-29: 1.1.7

  • New: Added a confirmation dialog when entering a license key

2012-07-29: 1.1.6

  • Fix: Improved first installation experience

2012-07-29: 1.1.5

  • Fix: Picasa Web authentication check works again

2012-07-29: 1.1.4

  • Fix: Minor fixes for running plug-in as a User Preset

2012-07-28: 1.1.3

  • Fix: Allow plug-in to be run as a User Preset (this inadvertently broke in a previous version of the plug-in)

2012-07-20: 1.1.2

  • Fix: Plug-in now works when installed in folders which contain modified Latin characters, e.g. “é” compared to “e”

2012-07-19: 1.1.1

  • Update: Added buttons for purchasing a license to plug-in’s main section in the “Export…” dialog

2012-07-18: 1.1.0

  • New: Plug-in is now licensed with some capabilities only available to those who have purchased a license
  • Update: Simplified the “Export…” dialog by moving as many settings as possible to the Plugin Manager (and also the bottom of the “Export…” window)

2012-07-03: 1.0.15

  • New: Plug-in checks once a week to see if there is a new version

2012-06-28: 1.0.14

  • New: Photos for upload are checked that they are JPGs and less than 20MB


  • Fix: Output log file size now limited again (20KB)

2012-06-23: 1.0.13

  • New: (LR4.1) Map locations marked as private are not uploaded

2012-06-20: 1.0.12

  • New: Added authentication status and buttons for Web site and Donate

2012-06-19: 1.0.11

  • New: Title and Caption for a photo are combined and uploaded to Picasa Web


  • Fix: Added additional error reporting

2012-06-06: 1.0.10

  • Fix: Added additional error reporting

2012-06-05: 1.0.9

  • New: GPS coordinates are uploaded to Picasa Web
  • New: UI text now in a separate translation file. Allows for future translations
  • New: Spelling is now American English. Consistent with Lightroom UI

2012-06-01: 1.0.8

  • New: Photo Keywords are uploaded to Picasa Web as Tags
  • New: Album selection dialog title displays plug-in version number and number of selected photos
  • New: Improved on screen update messages during an upload

2012-05-28: 1.0.7

  • New: Web Browser will open at the Picasa Web album when the upload has finished
  • New: Default album in the selection drop down is now the last album that a photo was uploaded to. Makes it easier to upload photo changes to the same album

2012-05-02: 1.0.6

  • Fix: Improved reporting if creating a new album fails or when photos cannot be exported to Picasa Web

2012-05-02: 1.0.5

  • New: Added an option to output information to a log file to help identify the cause of any unexpected behaviour.

2012-05-01: 1.0.4

  • Fix: Corrected an error that sometimes occurred when checking the results of a Web operation, e.g. when incorrectly entering the plug-in authentication code from Google.

2012-04-18: 1.0.3

  • New: Photos can belong to multiple Picasa Web albums. Plug-in tracks the last 100 albums a photo was uploaded to

2012-04-17: 1.0.2

  • New: Photos previously uploaded to Picasa Web can be updated. Uploading a photo to the same album for a second time updates the original photo rather than creating a duplicate

2012-04-10: 1.0.1

  • Fix: Installation on Macs. Renamed Utilities.lua to NPPUtilities.lua and referenced files with correct capitalisation
  • New: Album choice drop down list indicates you should create a new album if no existing Picasa Web albums were found in the account
  • New: All Picasa Web albums are now shown in the album drop down list (except those auto-created by Google+, e.g. mobile phone uploads). Previously only public albums were displayed

2012-04-02: 1.0.0 (

  • New: First version