Get to know the main shortcuts of PhotoScape and speed up photo editing

Get to know the main shortcuts of PhotoScape and speed up photo editing

Get to know the main shortcuts of PhotoScape and speed up photo editing

PhotoScape is a free image editing program that works as an alternative for those who are not willing to pay Photoshop. Available for Windows and MacOS devices, the program has features common to other software of the genre, such as resizing and cropping photos, applying filters, removing spots and red eyes, making montages and even creating animated GIFs. To make tasks easier to perform, there are also a number of keyboard shortcuts. Here are the main shortcuts for Photoscape and make your work easier.

PhotoScape X: eight functions for editing photos on your computer

1 of 10 Photoscape has more editing tools than Picasa – Photo: Reproduction / Photoscape

Photoscape has more editing tools than Picasa – Photo: Reproduction / Photoscape

Shift + Enter: open photo selected in the “Editor” tool

Ctrl + Enter: start a slide show with the images in the folder, starting from the selected photo

2 of 10 PhotoScape’s «Screen» Tool – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

PhotoScape «Screen» tool – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Delete: delete selected photos

Enter: display selected image in full screen

Ctrl + S: save the edited image

Ctrl + Z: undo the previous step

Ctrl + left-click: use the dropper tool, which allows you to copy an available color in the image

Ctrl + C: copy the photo to the clipboard

Ctrl + V: upload the clipboard photo

Ctrl + E: display window with EXIF ​​data of the photo

Ctrl + B: open color balance settings

3 of 10 PhotoScape Color Balance Window – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

PhotoScape Color Balance Window – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Ctrl + F: open movie effects options

4 out of 10 PhotoScape movie effects options – Photo: Playback / Taysa Coelho

PhotoScape movie effects options – Photo: Playback / Taysa Coelho

Ctrl + W: activate the white balance, a feature that corrects bluish or yellowish images when clicking on a white point in the photo

5 out of 10 PhotoScape white balance tool – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

PhotoScape white balance tool – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Ctrl + key +: zoom in

Ctrl + key -: zoom out

Ctrl + 0: make the image go out of any zoom setting, back to the original

Ctrl + Alt + 0: put the image at 100% zoom, that is, as much as possible

6 out of 10 Maximum zoom of a photo in PhotoScape – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Maximum zoom of a photo in PhotoScape – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Ctrl + G: open the window with features to revive the image

7 out of 10 Features to revive the PhotoScape image – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Resources to enliven the PhotoScape image – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Ctrl + M: open window to edit color curves

8 of 10 PhotoScape color curves option – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

PhotoScape color curves option – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Ctrl + Q: display full screen image

Ctrl + Delete: delete all photos from the list

9 of 10 Delete all GIF images in PhotoScape – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Delete all GIF images in PhotoScape – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Ctrl + left arrow: move the selected photo to the left of the sequence

Ctrl + right arrow: move the selected photo to the right of the sequence

Ctrl + A: select all photos chosen to create the GIF

Ctrl + S: save the animated GIF

10 of 10 PhotoSvape Batch Editor – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

PhotoSvape Batch Editor – Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Ctrl + C: copy the photo to the clipboard

Ctrl + V: upload the clipboard photo

Ready. Using these tips, you will be able to access a number of PhotoScape features more quickly.