With the release of macOS Mojave in the operating system for Apple computers, a new Finder function called “Quick Actions” has appeared, which allows you to quickly edit files without having to open them in special programs. This is what this article is about.

Quick Actions with Images, Video and Audio

In order to familiarize yourself with the available quick actions, you need to activate the preview panel in Finder. To do this:

  • Open the Finder window and select View -> Show Preview from the menu;


  • Press Shift + Cmd + P;

How to Rotate Images in Finder?

The Quick Actions option is located in the lower right corner of the Finder window, directly below the preview of the selected file, as well as in the context menu when you right-click.

Read more: How to Rotate Video on your Mac?

The quick actions you can take with a file depend on the nature of the file itself:

  • For example, if you are dealing with a rotate image, after clicking on “Rotate Left” the image will rotate counterclockwise;
How to Rotate Image Using Finder in macOS Mojave?
  • If you click on “Add Layout”, a quick view window will open with the appropriate tools for editing images.


I can say that Apple with each release of its OS is achieving ever greater perfection and ease of use. Previously, for the same actions, you had to open the Preview app, now everything has become much easier!

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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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