Crop and Crop to Shape of a Picture in Word – 2022

Crop, Crop to Shape and Aspect Ratio of a Picture: Cutting any aspect ratio from the unwanted outer part of an image is called Crop. And changing an image as any shape you want. Similarly, Cropping an image in different ratios such as Square, Portrait, and Landscape is called Aspect Ratio.

Crop a Picture:​

Cropping means cutting any aspect ratio from the unwanted outer part of an image.

  1. Go to the Insert tab
  2. Click on the Picture in the Illustrations Group
  3. Go to the Picture location where you saved
  4. Click to select the picture you want and then, click on the Insert to insert it. (you can also insert a picture by double-clicking on it)
  5. Now Automatically Picture Tools Format tab appears (Make sure that the Picture is in selection)

Before and After Cropping a Picture

Cropping-an-Image in MS Word
Cropping an Image in MS Word

5. In the “Size” group, click on the “Crop” or click on the drop-down arrow of the “Crop” and select the “Crop” to crop a picture in any aspect ratio you want.

7. When you click on the “Crop”, automatically the corners of an image selected with a dark line, after that move the mouse pointer onto any corner of an image, then hold down the left mouse button, and then drag the centre of an image as much as you want to cut the outer part of an image.

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Crop a Picture to the Shape:​

Cropping to Shape is changing an image as the shape you want.

Steps to follow in Cropping a Picture to the Shape in MS Word:​

  • Go to the Insert tab
  • Click on the Picture in the Illustrations Group
  • Go to the Picture location where you saved
  • Click to select the picture you want and then, click on the Insert to insert it.
  • Now Automatically Picture Tools Format tab appears (Make sure that the Picture is in selection)
Cropping to Shape
Cropping to Shape
  • 6. In the “Size” group, click on the “Crop” or click on the drop-down arrow of the “Crop” and select the “Crop” to crop a picture in any aspect ratio you want.
  • 7. Then click on the “Crop to Shape”
  • 8. And then, select any shape you want to change an image as the shape.
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Aspect Ratio of a Picture:​

Crop an image in different Ratios such as Square, Portrait, and Landscape.

Steps to follow in changing the Picture into Aspect Ratio: ​

  • Go to the Insert tab
  • Click on the Picture in the Illustrations Group
  • Go to the Picture location where you saved
  • Click to select the picture you want and then, click on the Insert to insert it.
  • Now Automatically Picture Tools Format tab appears (Make sure that the Picture is in selection)
  • In the “Size” group, click on the “Crop” or click on the drop-down arrow of the “Crop” and select the “Crop” to crop a picture in any aspect ratio you want.
  • Then go to the Aspect Ratio, and then select any ratio size from Square, Portrait, and Landscape.

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FAQ:

What is crop to the shape and aspect ratio of a picture in word?

How to change any picture in any aspect ration in word?

1. Go to the Insert tab
2. Click on the Picture in the Illustrations Group
3. Go to the Picture location where you saved
4. Click to select the picture you want and then, click on the Insert to insert it.
5. Now Automatically Picture Tools Format tab appears (Make sure that the Picture is in selection)
6. In the “Size” group, click on the “Crop” or click on the drop-down arrow of the “Crop” and select the “Crop” to crop a picture in any aspect ratio you want.
7. Then go to the Aspect Ratio, and then select any ratio size from Square, Portrait, and Landscape.