Viewing Pictures and Video in Windows 8.1

  • 11/15/2013

Cropping a picture

You can do some simple editing in the Photos app, including cropping out unwanted parts of pictures. Locate the picture to crop using any method outlined in this section, click it to open it in full screen, and then follow the directions here to crop it.

Crop a picture

  1. Open a photo to crop in full-screen mode in the Photos app.

  2. Right-click the screen.

  3. Click Crop.

  4. Drag from each corner to create the desired effect.

  5. Click Apply.

  6. Click the appropriate option:

    1. Save A Copy.

    2. Update Original.

    3. Undo (and then Cancel, not shown).