How to Crop Image in Windows 10 Photos app


The Photos app included in Windows 10 is a universal app that allows you to enjoy, organize, edit, and share all your digital memories. It brings together photos and videos from all your devices, enhances them to make great photos even better, and organizes them into beautiful albums for you.

The Photos app will also includes a cropping feature that allows you remove unwanted outer areas from an image.

This tutorial will show you how to crop an image using the Photos app in Windows 10.



Here's How:

1. Open an image you want to crop in the Photos app.

2. Click/tap on the Edit & Create button on the toolbar and click/tap on Edit (Ctrl+S). (see screenshots below)

You can also right click or press and hold on the image, click/tap on Edit & create, and click/tap on Edit.

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3. Click/tap on the Crop and rotate button. (see screenshot below)

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4. Adjust (drag) the corner dots to select the area of the image you want to crop. (see screenshot below)

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5. When finished, click/tap on the Done button. (see screenshot below)

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6. Click/tap on Save or Save a copy (Ctrl+S) for what you want to do. (see screenshot below)

Save = Save your edits and replace the original file.

Save a copy = Save edits as a new file. The original file will not be affected.

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7. You can now close the Photos app if you like.


That's it,
Shawn