Cropping Image Layers On-Canvas

BeFunky’s Photo Editor now features on-canvas cropping, to make cropping your image layers easier than ever before!

Watch a Video Walkthrough:

Step 1: To get started, open an image in your Photo Editor.

Step 2: Add an image layer to your canvas. Select the image layer by clicking on it to see new cropping options.

Use On-Canvas Cropping for Image Layers
Step 3: Drag the white horizontal / vertical selectors to crop your image.

Pro Tip:

As you move the cropping selectors around, you'll see a black box pop-up around your cursor with the new dimensions of the cropped layer.

Step 4: Double-click on the layer to see the full image, and the areas you’ve cropped. Grab the adjustment handles on the edge of the image and pull them around to move the cropped area. This gives you an idea of what the image will look like after it’s been cropped.

On-Canvas Cropping with Photo EditorStep 5: Drag-and-drop the crop frame around the layer until you get the results you’re looking for. Once you have the frame set, click out of the crop frame to see it applied.

Step 6: You'll also see options for "Fit to Frame" and "Fit to Image". The former will fit the image into the parameters of the frame, while the latter will move the frame to the outer dimensions of the image even if its already been cropped.

Use Image Properties with CroppingStep 7: In the Image Properties pop-up you'll also see options to cutout the image layer, replace it with another or export as it's own image. If you'd like to remove some of the layer, click on 'Cutout' to do so.

Step 8: Click the blue checkmark to apply the effect, or you can X out to start over.

Looking for more inspiration? Check out our blog post:

Now You Can Crop Image Layers The Way You Want!

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