Windows 10 Photo App

Resize Images Windows 10 Photos App

By Brian Burgess gpost Last Updated on September 20, 2020

1. To resize an image, open the Photos app and choose the picture from your library that you want to resize.

Or, you can open File Explorer and right-click the image you want and choose Photos from the “Open with” option.

2. Once the image is displayed in Photos, click the . . . option on the Top-Right of the screen — aka See More, and then choose the Resize option form the menu.

3. Next, another menu will open with three different options for resizing your picture. The sizing options include:

  1. The sizing options include Small (0.25 MP) for profile pics and thumbnails
  2. Medium (2MP) for emails
  3. Large (4 MP) for viewing.

You will also see the original MP size of the image, so you have a reference point.

4. Choose the size you want and then where you want the resized image saved.

Edit a photo in Windows 10 Photo App

With the Photos app, you can easily crop, rotate, add a filter, and automatically enhance your photos.

In the search box on the taskbar, enter photos. From the list, select Photos. Then select the photo you’d like to change.

  1. Begin by selecting Edit & Create at the top of your screen.

  2. Select Edit, and then select either Crop & rotateFilters, or Adjustments.

  3. Use these features to tweak light, color, clarity, and remove red eyes.

Photos app choices for editing

Tip: To make minor changes or touch up blemishes, select Edit & Create > Edit > Adjustments. Then choose Red eye or Spot fix.