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Crop Image

Crop an image or photo to the perfect size

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Easily crop any image online

Images come in many shapes and sizes, but not always the exact size that you want. That's why we created this online image cropping tool. Kapwing lets you crop your image perfectly, so that it fits the dimensions that you need for wherever your image will be shared. In just a few clicks, you can make your portrait image square, turn a horizontal photo into a vertical story, or crop even a small section out of your photo to provide the greatest amount of emphasis. Even better, Kapwing supports a wide variety of image file types, like JPG, SVG, PNG, GIF, TTF, and much more. With Kapwing, your image crops will be faster, easier, and more accurate than ever before.

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How to Crop an Image

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  1. Upload am image

    Upload the image you want to crop from your iPhone, Android, PC or tablet, paste a link, or use the image search tab to get started.

  2. Select and adjust your crop area

    Click the crop tool and choose one of the preset selections for Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin and more. You can also drag the edges of the no constraint crop tool to freely crop your image to exactly the size you need

  3. Export and share

    Click done cropping to save your changes, then hit export to download your image to save it to your device. You can also share the photo directly to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Crop Images for Free Online

To make your images perfect for sharing, you'll need to crop them to the right dimensions. Square images, for example, work best for Instagram, while horizontal photos show up better on platforms like Youtube or Flickr. Even if you aren't editing a photo, cropping an image is a fundamental skill important for resizing documents, removing sensitive information, emphasizing a certain section of an image, and much more.

Kapwing allows you to crop any image online in just a few simple steps, completely for free. Just upload the image you'd like to edit, and Kapwing will allow you to crop the image to the perfect size in just three clicks. You'll also be able to choose from a variety for preset dimensions for the cropping size.

If you don't just want to crop, Kapwing also supports resizing your image, changing its aspect ratio, and also converting it to different file formats. This simple online photo cropper will help you in all aspects of your editing workflow.

We hope you enjoy this online image cropper, and that the tool helps you create more perfect content for social media and beyond.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the two main reasons to crop an image?
The two main reasons to crop an image are 1) to fit it to a specific dimension for social media and 2) to emphasize or redact important subject matter in the image. Our data shows that the number one reason people crop images is so that they can fit or resize the image to a specific social media platform, like Instagram or Twitter. For these shared images, cropping to a specific size is especially important, as it provides the correct amount of emphasis for the image. A secondary reason users crop images is to adjust the image to hide or emphasize something important. For example, an editor might crop an image to showcase someone's face, or crop out a part of an image to hide something more sensitive.
How is cropping done?
Cropping an image is usually done by removing certain preselected pixels from an image. Creators can achieve this cropping effect by selecting areas of their image that they want to crop, and then using an image cropping tool to crop, or cut out, these sections of the image. This process is important to remove nonessential parts of an image, or fit the image more effectively to a certain social media platform. One such popular online image cropping tool that creators can take advantage of to complete this process is Kapwing.

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