Free Online Photo Editor

Take your photos further. Upload, edit, and share instantly from one place.

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What can you do with Canva’s free photo editor?

Edit, manipulate, and enhance photos for personal or business use.

  • Edit photos effortlessly Easily crop, resize, add frames or text, and customize with graphics or stickers, all in one click.

  • Ready-to-go photo effects Transform images with free photo effects, stunning filters, and creative text animations to create one impactful photo.

  • Touch up your photos with image adjustments Use the Photo Enhancer tool to adjust low lighting, bring up contrast, boost saturation, fix blurry photos, and more. Or try Auto Enhance to instantly beautify selfies and portraits.

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Photo filters editing using the Canva Online Photo Editor
Collage of custom mockups using Smartmockups on Canva Photo Editor

Time-saving photo editing tools

Create stunning images with our easy-to-use interface and powerful, one-click editing tools.

  • Autofocus Add depth of field to your image instantly. Adjust your photo's focal point so you can blur out backgrounds and foregrounds easily.

  • Smartmockups The picture-perfect solution for products of any shape or size. Choose from our vast library of 8K+ customizable mockups for technology, print, packaging, apparel, and home & lifestyle products.

  • Background Remover Let your portrait, product, or selfie stand out in seconds. Easily remove unwanted objects on image backgrounds with Canva Pro.

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How to edit your photos in 3 easy steps

1. Upload

Upload your photo straight into Canva or get started with one of our templates.

2. Edit your photo

Add filters, effects, adjustments, or customize with frames, text, or stickers.

3. Download and share

Download and share your photos instantly to your favorite platforms or save for later.

Easily edit a photo of your own

Do more with your photos from the artsy DuoTone and Trippy effects to subtle photo adjustments and more.

Image adjustments editing with Canva Photo Editor


Fine-tune your photos
Image adjustments editing using AutoFocus on Canva Photo Editor


Focus on the subjects
Image effects editing using ColorMix on Canva Photo Editor


Brighten up any photo
Image editing using Frames on Canva Photo Editor


Give photos an edge

Design on the go from any device

Download the app to design, edit, review, and share your work from any device, any time, anywhere.

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Start inspired with photo collage templates

Discover how much more you can do with your photos.

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Your questions, answered

No. Unlike other photo editors, we don’t leave a watermark on your photo after you’ve edited it. The Canva photo editor is free to use — and there’s no catch.

Yes, you can use our free online photo editor on your desktop and the mobile app. Simply upload your photo to get started editing online. When your photo opens in the editor, select it to view all our photo editing tools. To use the photo editor:
  • From your homepage, click Create a design on your desktop. On mobile, tap the + button.
  • Select Edit photo and upload an image straight from your device.
  • You can choose to edit the photo or use it in a design.
  • Your photo will open in the editor.
  • Select your image and hit Edit image to see our variety of editing options.

No. Our photo editor app is completely free. You can use it as many times as you like. Some features, like our Background Remover tool, are only available on Canva Pro.

To make a photo collage, use our free photo editor and design tool. It’s the easiest design tool you’ll ever use – we have thousands of photo collage templates to choose from, and you can easily add your own photos. Best of all, it’s free!

With our best free photo editor, here are a couple of ways to edit photo backgrounds:
  1. You can add depth of field to your image by blurring out backgrounds and foregrounds with our Auto Focus tool.
  2. You can also use our Background Remover tool on Canva Pro to explore a new look or change your photo’s scenery.

The best free photo editing software is feature-rich and easy to use just like our own online photo editor. With our intuitive and user-friendly interface, editing photos by adding effects, filters, text, or other image adjustments is a breeze. It’s available as a free browser-based app or you can download the free desktop and mobile apps to edit your photos anytime, anywhere, and on any device.

Free Online Photo Editor

Take your photos further. Upload, edit, and share instantly from one place.