Edit images with the Photo Editor

The Photo Editor allows users to edit their images within Falcon. There is a range of different editing options starting with the basics such as cropping, rotating, adding text, and the more advanced options like filters, frames, overlays, stickers and enhancements.

Edit an image

  1. After you have added an image to your post in the Publish Editor, hover over the thumbnail of the image below the text box and click on the Edit button.

    Opening the editor
  2. The Photo Editor will open up. Use the various editing tools in the left-hand menu to adjust your image.

    Inside the Photo Editor
  3. Once you're happy with the edits, click on the Export button to save the changes. Clicking on the Close button will undo all of your edits.

Overview of editing options

Transform:

Our transform section unifies cropping, flipping, and rotating in one feature.

Tip:

We collected our suggestions and best practices for file attachments here, but we thought to simplify the process by creating some presets in the Photo Editor. Choosing a preset for a specific network ensures that your image will look optimal once published.

Resize:
Can be found at the bottom of the Transform section. Lock the resolution of your media file and edit the width and height of your image to resize it.
Filters:
Filters determine the mood and atmosphere of images and help convey the right message for your creative. The Photo Editor has over 60 handcrafted filters covering all state of the art style and mood settings.
Adjust:
The adjustment section has both essential and advanced photo editing sliders. You can adjust brightness, contrast, or clarity to bring out the best aspects of your creatives. The non-destructive operations also allow for fast and uncomplicated revisions.
Focus:
The editor allows to highlight focus areas in the images by blurring out the rest, allowing you to create some artificial depth of field. You can pick among different options like horizontal or radial focus.
Text:
The text feature of the editor provides all necessary functions for quickly adding text in all kinds of colors, fonts, and sizes.
Stickers:
The editor has a preset stickers library. You can also upload custom stickers, such as brand logos, to further customize your images.
Brush:
The high performant brush is optimized for touch screen interaction and supports different brush strokes that can be edited in terms of thickness and color.
Frames:
Good frames might not save bad paintings, but they may very well complete and enhance good photography. The editor includes a versatile frame tool that works with any given image size or ratio and provides two distinct options to adjust them.
Overlays:
Overlays can be used to create neat lighting effects such as lens flare, bokeh, or light leaks. Overlays can also be used to furnish pictures with textures like crumpled paper or plaster. There's a set of 20 overlay assets to choose from.

Tip:

If you change your mind and want to keep the original version of the photo, you can always revert the changes by hovering over the image thumbnail and clicking the Revert button.

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