In situations where there is no time to run voluminous and powerful programs, and there are no tools for a quick work with photos, only the Preview application remains in stock. Today I will tell you how to quickly crop a image in a standard for all macOS Preview application.

Preview Crop Pictures on a Mac

  • The first step is to open the photo in the Preview application on the Mac. The program should by default open most image formats;
How to Crop a Picture in Preview on Mac?
  • Then select the area of ​​the photo you want to cut with the mouse;
  • After selection, simultaneously press Command + K on the keyboard or select Markup -> Crop from the control panel;
How to Crop a Picture in Preview on Mac?
  • The image is ready – it remains only to Save.
How to Crop a Picture in Preview on Mac?

Read more: How to Flip or Rotate Pictures in macOS with Preview?


Almost all users migrated from Windows to macOS are puzzled at the regular options for viewing photos. After all, you can not just open and flipping through the images – there are some incomprehensible nuances everywhere. In this article we will talk about how to work with navigation when viewing images using regular macOS tools.

With the help of such a simple trick, you can greatly simplify your work with images on your Mac. And what are the secrets of the Preview you know?

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Hi there! My Name is Vincent Lago! My goal is to share insightful reviews, guides, and manuals for people looking to know more about current solutions for Apple hardware and OS. I have years of technological background knowledge including owning a custom iMacs & PCs which was using for different types of business. And now, I want to share my experience with you.

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