Rotate your images for free in minutes.

Transform your photos using the Adobe Express easy-to-use rotate image tool. Rotate your images to straighten or add a new perspective.

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Rotate your images with Adobe Express.

There are countless creative ways to make an impactful design using Adobe Express editing tools. Use the rotate tool to switch up the orientation of an image, add perspective to your overall design, or create a unique photo collage.

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How to rotate an image.

Upload your image.
Upload your desired image from your own photo library or select a stock image to feature in your design.
Rotate your photo.
Select your photo, and then open the Crop & Shape menu option. Find the Rotate sliding lever, and rotate your photo as much or as little as you need.
Save and download.
Instantly download your edited image to share across any digital platforms or printed formats. Adobe Express saves your designs, so you can always go back and make additional changes. Undo any changes you don’t like as you go. No edits are permanent, so you can always revert to your original version as needed.

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Rotate your image in seconds.

The easiest way to rotate an image is to first tap or click on the desired image and the white selection box will appear. Then, tap or click on the circular arrow and drag it to rotate. Use the red guides to rotate your image along a specific axis.

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Make specific image rotation edits.

Another way to rotate your image is to tap or click on it and use the image editing menu that appears. Select the Crop & Shape option, and then use the sliding scale next to the circular arrow to rotate your image. You can also enter in a specific numerical value to get exact precision.

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Personalize your rotated image to perfection.

Take advantage of the rest of the creative tools at your fingertips. Add filters to your image, type in your messaging, personalize your typography style, incorporate icons, and even top it off with animation effects if that fits the vibe of your design.

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Over 100,000 templates & assets to start from.

Turn your newly edited image into a stunning flyer, social post, album cover, profile photo, and unlimited other designs. Explore our template library to get started. Then, add other pre-loaded design assets, fonts, icons, or GIFs to personalize your image. There are endless creative opportunities to elevate your designs.

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Frequently asked questions.

Can I rotate a photo on my phone?
Rotate images on your mobile device quickly and easily by downloading the free Adobe Express app on your mobile device. It’s as simple as opening your image in the app and rotating your image to your liking, so you can make standout content wherever you go.
How can I rotate a photo for social media?
Choose a canvas size based on your desired social media channel — you can do this by searching for a template using the platform as a keyword or using the Resize option to change the canvas size to preset, popular social media sizes. Then, rotate your image and customize to perfection.
Does the size or quality change after rotating my photo?
You can start your project using the original size of your photo so you can then download your final design without changing the size or quality. On your desktop device, start a new project using the “From your photo” option. On the mobile app, start with a photo from your device’s library and choose “Original size” to maintain the dimensions.
Can I crop a photo with Adobe Express?
Quickly and easily crop images on the go using the free Crop Image tool from Adobe Express. You can crop your image instantly using your browser or the mobile app.
Can I get Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, Adobe Express has a free plan that includes core features like photo editing tools and effects and thousands of free templates. Learn more about our plans and pricing.