Login About us Contact us Terms & Conditions

Research Forum

    print
media question
published by Brian & Pam Airey on Wed, 28/02/2024 - 18:24

I have a family history programme which produces a media file for all media attached to individuals. It shows there are 2354 files. When I wish to edit a file it is automatically loaded into Picasa but the number of files are only 2048. The file endings on both FH file and Picasa are identical. Can anyone suggest why and how I can remedy the difference please?

Brian

  login or join us now to post comments

Comments ..


Submitted by zumrob on Mon, 18/03/2024 - 23:32

Sounds like a limit in Picasa. 2048 being 2 to the power of 11. Those sort of numbers 1024, 2048, 4096 etc raise a red flag if you have ever worked in IT.

Picasa was withdrawn in 2016 and it's replacement (Google Photos) only allows 1000 for free.

I am assuming that you have all files in 1 folder. Would possibly suggest that you sort the media files into folders then loading up of a folder should load (a) less the 2048 files and (b) load quicker.

If that does not work can you let me know exactly what you do and I'll try to work it out for you

   login or join us now to post comments

Is your research stuck?

Use our research forum and


(If you are already a member please login (if not already logged in). If not why not join us now - see the link to the membership page.


Forthcoming Events

Workshop by Zoom
Wednesday, 24th April, 2024 19:30 - 21:30
Library Help Session
Saturday, 4th May, 2024 14:00 - 15:30
Physical Members' Meeting
Wednesday, 8th May, 2024 14:30 - 17:00
Workshop by Zoom: Free websites
Wednesday, 22nd May, 2024 19:30 - 21:30
Library Help Session
Saturday, 1st June, 2024 14:00 - 15:30
<- View calendar for more

Recent Comments

Austin Mitchell - 1869 - 1904
8 days ago
Smalls Quarries Ltd
8 days ago
April 2024 Newsletter
15 days ago
Napoleonic Wars
18 days ago
Napoleonic Wars
29 days ago
Tickenham St Quiricus & St Julietta
29 days ago
media question
29 days ago
Sauvarin
1 months 14 days ago
more comments





Website written and designed by:
Weston IT Solutions
Copyright (c) 2018