Windows 8.1 was released with a number of improvements over Windows 8, more Start interface options than before, a highly customizable Start interface, a variety of application icon block sizes, and many background designs and colors that make Windows 8.1 unique. And the built-in Photos app in Windows 8.1 makes it easy
How to Edit Photos with the Photos app on Windows 8.1
Step 1: There are many ways to open the Photos app, which can be opened in Start, can be opened in Apps, but the fastest and easiest way to open is to right-click on the file to open and select Open withPhotos.
Step 2: At the main interface of the program, we can view the before and after images, to edit the image, Left or right click on the image will appear tools as shown below.
The functions of the home screen include:
– Delete: Deletes the current image.
Open with: Open photos with other applications such as paint, Windows Photo Viewer.
Set as: Put the current image on the lock screen (Lock Screen) or as an icon for Photos (Photos tile).
Slides show: View all photos in the Pictures library as slides.
– Rotate: Rotate the image.
– Crop: Crop the image.
– Edit: Used to edit effects, color, adjust brightness,…
Step 3: Among the above functions, the most important Edit function in photo editing, we will thoroughly learn the Edit function. When we click on Edit above, we have the interface as shown below.
The first is the Auto fix section, this section we can select the image according to 6 effects on the right.
The Basic fixes section has 4 tools: Rotate to rotate the image, Crop to crop the image, Red eye to fix red eye , Retouch to smooth.
The Light section has 4 tools: Brightness to adjust brightness and darkness , Contrast to adjust contrast, Highlights to highlight strokes, Shadows to highlight if the photo has shadows.
The Color section has 4 tools: Temperature makes the photo appear hotter, Tint brings out different shades in the image, Saturation makes the photo look cold, Color enhances the color selection to highlight, like this tip I am using tools to
The Effects section has 2 tools: Vignette blackens everything around compared to the center point of the photo, Selecttive focus selects clear points in a frame, unselected points will be blurred, there are 5 levels of blurring the least, weak, normal, strong, strongest.
Step 4: After editing, right-click on the image and select Save a copy to save to a new image to the Pictures library or Update original to save directly to the currently edited image.
Within the limits of the above article, we have shown you how to edit photos with the Photos application on Windows 8.1. This utility is not inferior to professional photo editing software, bringing unique photos only to you. From Windows 8 onwards, the publisher integrates utilities to support online photo storage by OneDrive, in addition, Google has also introduced to users a free photo and video storage support tool, Google Photos, you can download