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Make stand out photos with Canva’s Image Enhancer

Fix dark, blurry, and oversaturated photos using our free photo enhancer tool. Quickly improve your photos for easy download or sharing on social media apps.

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Enhance image quality

A picture is worth a thousand words, so don’t settle for mediocre photos. Use our online image enhancer to dramatically improve your pictures. Fix low lighting by increasing the brightness, create depth by adjusting the contrast, or strengthen color intensity by boosting the saturation. Upload your image on Canva, then use our image quality enhancer to create sharper and clearer photos in minutes.

Play around with fun filters and cool effects

Create eye-catching Instagram posts or YouTube thumbnails with various filters and photo effects. Make your photo crisper and more vivid with the Afterglow filter, or convert it to a gorgeous black and white with Street or Greyscale. You can also apply other image enhancements like retouch, blur, and focus. Need a quick fix and enhancer for your photos? Use Auto Enhance to instantly beautify your images in one click.

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Add finishing touches

Before wrapping up your work, easily polish your photos with the online image enhancer. Resize, crop, then add frames for your lovely scrapbook or photo collage. Or make an amazing mood board by including illustrations and inspiring texts. Play with different image enhancements for free on Canva, then add it to your design project or share it on your socials.

How to enhance a photo

  1. Upload your image
    Open Canva. Choose a template or start a new design project from scratch. Upload and drag and drop your image onto the layout. You can also use photos from our stock library.
  2. Enhance your photo
    Select the photo, then click Edit image to access the online photo enhancer tools. Move the Brightness, Contrast, and Saturation sliders to achieve your desired visual aesthetic and further enhance the image quality.
  3. Explore filters and photo effects
    For quicker image enhancements, apply filters and effects. Freely adjust the intensity for more customized results, or click Auto Enhance to automatically create a balanced photo in a single tap.
  4. Add final touches
    Resize, crop, or flip your photo. Add text, put borders, or insert other graphic elements from our massive media library.
  5. Download and share
    Download your enhanced image as a high-quality JPG, PNG, or PDF file, or share it directly via email or social media.
Enhance your images

Frequently Asked Questions

To enhance photo quality on your mobile device, download our easy-to-use app from the App Store or Google Play. Upload and select your image, then click Edit image. In the photo quality enhancer tools, click Adjust then use the sliders to modify the brightness, contrast, saturation, and more. Once done, click the x icon to return to the layout and save changes.

Photo resolution refers to the amount of detail in a photo. Using an image resolution enhancer, you can improve your image’s resolution by increasing the pixel count. Select your photo then click Resize on the upper portion of the design dashboard (available to Pro users). Under Custom size, select px from the drop-down list. Enter your desired pixel dimensions, then click Resize to edit your image.

Yes. Use our online photo enhancer tools to make your photo appear clearer. Upload and select your picture, then click Edit image. Under Adjust, click See all. Make the necessary changes by moving the Blur and Clarity sliders. Once you’re satisfied, tap on the layout, and voilà! Your photo is now sharper and clearer.
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