This article is only for editing photos and images, to learn how to edit videos visit the user guide here: Editing videos
The photo editor provides a wide range of tools and features for editing and adding markup to digital images. These tools can be used to adjust the size, orientation, contrast, sharpness, and other aspects of an image to improve its overall appearance. Text and shapes can be added easily using the Text and Sticker buttons respectively.
- Navigate to the photo you need to edit under the Media section
- Tap on the photo to open the editor
Any change made can be undone or redone using the curved arrows near the bottom-right side of the screen. Canceling all together is accomplished by tapping the X at the bottom-left of the screen. Confirming changes is done with the downward arrow at the bottom-right.
Transform lets you crop, mirror, and rotate an image. In order to undo any changes, tap the Reset button at the bottom of the screen.
- To crop the image, use your fingers to make the selection rectangle smaller to fit the section you want the final photo to be. The photo will preview its final size by zooming in.
- In order to mirror the image, tap the mirror button on the left.
- To rotate the image in steps, tap the rotate button on the right. Or, to rotate manually with more control slide your finger across the dotted section in the middle of the screen.
Adjust can be used to modify several aspects of the image related to its appearance. After tapping an option, use the slider to either decrease (slide left) or increase (slide right) the effect.
- Brightness can enhance how bright or dark the darkest parts of an image appear
- Contrast is how great the difference between the brightest and darkest parts of an image can be
- Saturation controls how much color an image has. The lowest amount will make an image appear in greyscale, while the highest amount will make the image pop out with intense colors.
- Lastly, Clarity will make the details/borders of objects easier to see.
The Brush tool allows you to manually mark up images. After selecting the brush option, three options are available: Color, Size, and Hardness.
- Color is used to select the color the markup will be. Several options are available to choose from along with an eyedrop option to choose a color from the image being edited. Every color can be edited to your choosing by double-tapping the option you want to edit.
- To use the eyedrop, tap the left-most option with an eyedrop symbol
- Tap the image and move the cursor to find and choose the color you want to use. The color is automatically available to markup the image
- Size will control the width of the markup being added to the image
- Hardness will change the outline of the markup.
Stickers provide a quick and easy way to markup an image with shapes or arrows.
- Tap on the sticker you want to markup the image with from the selection available at the top of the screen
- The sticker is added to the image and can now be moved or edited
- To resize the sticker, you can drag one of the corners of the cursor or use two fingers to pinch or expand
- To rotate the sticker, use two fingers to rotate the sticker
- To replace the sticker with a different shape, tap the Replace button and then select a new shape from the list available
- To mirror the sticker, tap the mirror button
- To delete the sticker, tap the trash can button
- Opacity is used to change how visible the sticker is (transparency). The lowest amount provides a completely see-through sticker, while the highest makes the sticker have no transparency.
- Lastly, Color is used to change the color of the sticker.
The last available option, Text, is used to add text to the image. After tapping the option, your device's keyboard will appear allowing you to enter the text you want. Tapping on the text reveals several additional options.
- Font provides a vast number of fonts to choose from
- Color will change the text color
- BG Color will create a colored background for the text for additional visibility
- Lastly, Aligment provides options for aligning the text within its text entry cursor