Limited image editing does exist in Google Slides. We can crop images, mask images into shapes, and make adjustments such as recolor, transparency, and contrast.

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Crop an image

  1. Double click on the image or click once and select crop icon.
  2. Around the border, click and drag the blue squares into the shape you want.
  3. When you’re done, press Enter on your keyboard or click anywhere else in your file.

Docs Editor Help: Crop and Adjust Image

Mask into shapes - English

Mask an image into a shape

Cropping photos as rectangles is a bit boring. Fortunately, there are more options.

  1. Click the image you want to mask.
  2. At the top, next to the Crop icon, click the Down arrow.
  3. Click the shape you want.
  4. To adjust your shape, click and drag the colored handles.

Docs Editor Help: Mask an Image

Image Options

Yes, you can edit images in Google Slides! Watch this video from Better Cloud to learn about recolor, transparency and more.


Let's review the Arrange menu. (to be added)