Edit photos on desktop
Basic edits from the lightbox view on desktop
Advanced edits using the photo editor for desktop
Open a photo in lightbox view > click Edit to access these tools:
Create depth and vibrance by adjusting brightness, contrast, saturation, shadows, or warmth levels. You can also select from a range of different preset effects. After selecting a preset, use the available controls to fine-tune the result.
Tune parts of your photo without altering others by using control points. Each control point you place automatically selects surrounding objects based on similar hue, saturation, and brightness. For example, you might adjust the brightness of the sky without changing the beach in the foreground.
Enhance the details and improve the sharpness of your photo. You can make adjustments manually or choose from a range of preset adjustments. After selecting a preset, use the available controls to fine-tune the result.
Remove distracting parts of your photo with standard aspect ratios, or a free crop. Click Ratio to choose a crop aspect ratio. You can also rotate or straighten photos. Note: Changing the dimensions of your photo may also delete existing name tags on your photo .
Black & white
Convert your photo to black & white, & choose a style ranging from vintage and grainy to modern and clean.
Draw attention to the subject of your photo by adjusting the brightness of & blurring the surrounding background.
Add style with a custom effect specifically tailored to your photos, ranging from subtle textures to wildly artistic effects.
Add stylized borders to your photo for the perfect finishing touch.
Create a narrow in-focus area designed to simulate depth of field, which can make a normal scene look like a toy set.
Make your photo look like it was shot on vintage or expired film.
Make your photo look older with light leaks, scratches, & multiple film styles.
Use this tone-mapping tool to open up shadows and pull out detail for a dream-like, evenly-exposed image full of texture and life.
These editing tools are made possible by several open source projects.Troubleshoot: "The Photo Editor couldn't be loaded"
- In the Chrome Browser URL bar, enter chrome://flags
- Find the "Override software rendering list" flag. Click "Enable" > "Relaunch Now" at the bottom of the page (this will restart all open Chrome windows).
- Launch the editing tools again.