Open and edit photos

You can open and make basic edits to photos you’ve saved on your Chromebook.

Open a photo with the image editor

  1. Sign in to your Chromebook.
  2. In the corner of your screen, click the Launcher and then Up arrow .
  3. Click Files .
  4. Find the photo you want to open. It might be saved in "My Drive" or "Downloads."
  5. Double-click the photo.

Edit your photos

To see a list of editing tools you can use to make basic edits to your photos, click Edit .

  • Rename a photo: In the upper left corner, click the filename. Press Enter to save the new name.
  • Automatically adjust brightness and contrast: Click Auto-fix .
  • Adjust brightness and contrast yourself: Click Brightness .
  • Crop your photo to a different size: Click Crop .
  • Resize your photo: Click Resize .
  • Rotate your photo: Click either Rotate left or Rotate right .
  • Undo or redo changes you’ve made to your photo: Click Undo or Redo .

To do more advanced photo editing, you can use an app like Google Photos, Pixlr Editor, or Sumo Paint.

View, print, or delete photos

  • See your photos as large thumbnails: Click Thumbnail view .
  • Scroll through your photos one at a time: Click Slide view .
  • See your photos in a slideshow: Click Slideshow .
  • Print a photo: Open the photo and click Print .
  • Delete a photo: Open the photo and click Delete .
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