Use the adjustment tools to make changes to your image, from removing red-eye to creating a double exposure. Below, you will find a description for each tool and examples of what they can do.
(formerly known as the History brush)
Many of the adjustment tools have a handy built in tool, eraser, for removing an effect from parts of an image or adding it back to others. This is great for editing.
Note: If you've used Pixlr before, this is an incarnation of history brush, just renamed and now at your fingertips, available when you need it.
To move the grid into position, tap-drag within the grid.
Is one of your images not quite straight? Is the horizon on an angle and you want to correct that? Use rotate.
When finished, tap .
This is a custom overlay effects tool. It enables you to import an outside image, position it over the original image, resize it, and change the transparency of the image, so that it blends in better with the original image. Apply a blend mode to control how the image blends with the original.
Do you want to change the exposure, temperature, vibrance, hue, shadow, or highlights? These tools and more are found in adjustment.
Use the slider to make your image look warmer or cooler, depending on the spectrum of color you select. Use eraser and paint over the area, or to start over, tap reset. When finished, tap .
Fix issues with shadows by lightening these areas and pulling out hidden details. For images that are too light, it darkens them to pull out more detail. Since contrast affected the entire image, use eraser to remove the effect from specific areas. When finished, tap .
Use brightness to whiten teeth and lighten dark spots to draw attention to them. Use the slider to control just how much you want to brighten the image. Since your entire image is brightened, use eraser to remove the effect from specific areas. When finished, tap .
Use the slider to make colors either pop or look more subdued. Since the vibrance of the entire image is changed, use eraser to remove the effect from specific areas. When finished, tap .
Use the slider to increase or decrease the brightness of highlights. Since all highlights are affected, use eraser to remove the effect from specific areas. When finished, tap .
Use the slider to lighten or darken shadows and dark areas. Since all dark areas are affected, use eraser to remove the effect from specific areas. When finished, tap .
Use the slider to make colors more true or wash them out. Since all areas are affected, use eraser to remove the effect from specific areas. When finished, tap .
Use the slider to make your entire image lighter or darker. Since all areas are affected, use eraser to remove the effect from specific areas. When finished, tap .
Use the slider to the overall color of your image. Since all areas are affected, use eraser to remove the effect from specific areas. When finished, tap .
Take any image, whether the color is slightly off, it’s too dark, what have you, and use autofix to improve it.
Instantly improve the contrast of any image with the touch of a button. Auto contrast will subtly fix issues with shadows and lighting.
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When you select blur, you can choose from three tools: blur, circular, and linear. Use the slider along the bottom tocontrol how blurry you image gets. To save the changes, tap .
Make an image appear out of focus or use blur in conjunction with eraser to blur the entire image, then removed the blur from specific areas.
circular and linear
Use these focal blur tools to focus on a specific part of your image.
For an added wow factor, try color boost to punch up the color in the focal area. To add a glow to areas that are not the focus, try glow. For both of these, use the slider to control them. Use eraser to remove these effects from specific areas. When finished, tap .
If your image is pixelated, you can soften it to give it a smoother and more unified look. Smooth out someone's complexion.Since all areas are affected, use eraser to remove the effect from specific areas. When finished, tap .
Make blurry or fuzzy images crisper. Adjust the radius of the brush to affect more of the image. Change amount to set the strength of the sharpening. When finished, tap .
Select splash to isolate a color or range of colors in your image and change the rest of the image to black and white.
Remove spots, lighten shaded areas, and reduce shine. Don't forget to zoom in to get at those hard to reach areas. Use the slider to change the size of the brush used.
To make spot corrections, such as smoothing out wrinkles and evening out skin tone, select spot and tap the area.
To darken of an area and reduce shine, select shine and tap the area.
To lighten a dark area and bring out more detail, select shade and tap the area.
TIP Try using these options in combination.
When finished, tap .
Remove red-eye from any image. Tap the center of each eye. When finished, tap .
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