How to Crop Photos

How to Crop Photos

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Comments (9)

  • Edwin Levenberg Reply

    I purchased Paint Shop Pro in 2019. I would like to crop a photo with certain fixed ratios when I do panoramas. I like sometimes 3:1 or 4:1 or 2.2:1. What is the best way to do this?

    June 5, 2020 at 6:55 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Edwin,

      A simple way to set up a fixed aspect ratio you can then resize is to select a crop tool, enter a multiple of your aspect ratio in the X and Y values at the top (say 300 x 100 for a 3:1), and then ticking the box “Maintain Aspect Ratio”. You can now resize the crop selection without worrying about it changing the aspect ratio as you go.

      Discovery Center Team

      June 7, 2020 at 9:30 pm
  • Joe F Drennan JR Reply

    The Corel tutorials are one of the reasons I purchased Paintshop Pro!

    July 14, 2019 at 12:59 pm
  • David Costigan Reply

    Hi, I need to learn how to put one part of a photo into another for my training poster. Examle, place a vehicle in the back ground of staff so I need to resize the picture of the vehicle or enlarge the staff picture.
    I am new to this program so need the basis instructions please.
    Can someone help.

    June 13, 2018 at 11:10 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Dave,

      Our tutorial on the Selection Tools in PaintShop Pro should help with this! This tutorial goes over how to select portions of an image, which you can then copy, resize, and move around within the photo, or even copy over to another photo entirely!

      For more information on this sort of editing, our tutorial on changing the background of a photo has some more useful tips on manipulating or replacing specific parts of an image.

      Hope this helps!
      Discovery Center Team

      June 17, 2018 at 11:45 pm
  • Hanlie Marais Reply

    I am using PSP 18 but seem not to have other options than the “Thirds” on my crop tool. Where can I adjust settings to correct it?

    February 27, 2018 at 4:27 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Hanlie,

      Are you using the Essentials or Complete workspace? The first thing to try would be switching to the Complete workspace using the File > Workspace option, as some of the more advanced options and features are hidden in Essentials view in order to reduce clutter and make for a simpler, more streamlined experience.

      Discovery Center Team

      February 28, 2018 at 12:37 am
  • Robbie Kirkpatrick Reply

    These tutorials are great! They make it so much easier to get started when you have a little confidence about what you are doing. Thanks so much!!!

    January 1, 2018 at 11:03 am
  • micfin Reply

    I love all the new features for the crop tool. It would have taken me a while before I noticed them. Thanks for the tutorial.

    August 14, 2017 at 5:15 am

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