How to crop a photo?

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How to crop a photo?

If the picture contains extra information: unnecessary objects, empty space, etc., then this can be removed by gently cropping. There are various ways to crop pictures. Consider how to crop a photo using special programs and online editors.

You can crop a photo on the computer with the help of photo editors.


Using the program Photoshop, you can properly crop the photo in several ways.

Method 1

  1. Open the photo in the program, select the menu "File" (File) - "Open" (Open).
  2. Select the "Crop tool" tool, select the desired area of ​​the photo and press Enter. So the program will change your photo.
  3. Save the result by selecting "Save" or "Save as".

Method 2

  1. Open the photo the same way as in the first method.
  2. Select the entire photo by pressing Ctrl + A or "Select" - "All" (Select - All).
  3. In the same menu, select "Transform selected area" (Transform) and, holding Shift, resize the photo.
  4. Crop the image by selecting "Crop" in the "Photo" menu.
  5. We save the result in any way.

The Photoshop program allows you to change photos almost without loss of quality, only the size of the picture can change.

For more information about changing the snapshot in Photoshop, see How to crop a photo in Photoshop.


Using the Paint program, you can also crop the photo on your computer. For this:Crop photo

  1. Run the program.
  2. Open the snapshot by clicking the Open button on the toolbar.
  3. In the "Home" menu, select "Selection" in the "Images" group.
  4. Select what you want to save, and click "Trim".
  5. After that, we save the result: the button "Paint" - "Save as".

It is worth noting that in this case, when the picture is changed, its quality will deteriorate noticeably.

Online Editors

You can crop photos with online editors. For example, you can use the sites and Work in them is built on the following principle:

  1. The required photo is loaded.
  2. The area that should remain stands out.
  3. The "Next" button is pressed.
  4. The saved cropped image is downloaded.

Remember that these resources do not preserve the quality of the photo during processing. Therefore, if you need to get a photo of a good resolution, then you should choose a different method of cropping the picture.

If you need to crop a picture, for example, in Word, read the article How to crop a picture.

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