Editing your photos and videos

Editing your photos and videos

Rotating a photo

  1. On the Gallery app’s Albums screen, tap an album.
  2. Press and hold a photo, and then tap Edit > Rotate left or Rotate right

Cropping a photo

  1. On the Gallery app’s Albums screen, tap an album.
  2. Press and hold a photo, and then tap Edit > Crop. You’ll see a crop box around the photo.
  3. You can:
    • Drag the crop box over the part of the photo you want to crop.
    • Press and hold the edge of the crop box. When directional arrows appear, drag your finger inward or outward to resize the crop box.
  4. Tap Save.
The cropped photo is saved as a copy. The original photo remains unedited.

Adding photo effects

  1. On the Gallery app’s Albums screen, tap an album.
  2. Press and hold on a photo, and then tap Edit > Effects.
  3. Tap an effect to apply to the photo.
  4. Tap Save.
The enhanced photo is saved as a copy. The original photo remains unedited.

Adding custom photo effects

Are the existing photo effects not exactly what you are looking for? You can make your own photo effects in Gallery.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > Gallery.
  2. Find the picture you want to add effects to.
    Note: You can only add effects to photos that are stored locally.
  3. Tap Edit > Effects > > .
    Tip: If you do not see any buttons on the screen, tap the screen once to show the buttons.
  4. Tap a filter.
  5. Drag the slider to get the effect you want.
    Tip: You can do the following with filters while creating the custom effect:
    • Add more than one filter to create a complex effect.
    • Rearrange filters to modify the effect. Press and hold the filter you want to move. Then drag it to a new position.
    • Remove filters. Press and hold the filter you want to remove. Then drag it to Remove.
  6. Tap to add a frame to your photo.
  7. Tap Done to apply the effects to your photo.
    Tip: To save your custom effects for future use, tap Save Preset.
  8. Tap Save to save your photo as a new photo.

Trimming a video

Remove unwanted scenes from a video you recorded on HTC Desire C.
  1. On the Gallery app’s Albums screen, tap an album.
  2. Press and hold the video you want to edit, and then tap Trim.
  3. Drag the two trim sliders to the part where you want the video to begin and end.

    As you drag a slider, you'll see time markers and video frames. The one in the middle is your start or end frame.

  4. Tap to preview your video.
  5. Tap Done.
The trimmed video is saved as a new file. The original video remains unedited.
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