If you have just installed the trial version of Elfin Photo Editor or have purchased the software, this guide will help you with getting started. In this guide, you will learn how to open your photos, save your work as you are working on it, restore original photos, and more. This guide will show you how to get started, if you need help with other parts of the photo editing software, you can see my other tutorials and they will help you with things like effects, frames, and understanding the toolbar.
Opening Your Photos in Elfin Photo Editor
To get started with this photo editing software, you will need to open a photo you want to edit. You can do this by clicking the File menu at the top of Elfin. In the file menu, you can click the Open link and a box will open for you to browse through and find the photo you want to open. Once you locate the photo you want to use, you can double click it and it will load in your editing software. You can also click the photo to select it and click Open and it will open in your software.
Saving Photos as You are Working on Them in Elfin Photo Editor
It is a good idea to save your work on the photos as you are doing it. Sometimes, if you put a lot of work into something, your computer may go down and you will lose all of that work. So, saving your work every so often is not a bad idea. Clicking the File menu at the top of Elfin and clicking the Save option will save your work. If you are saving it for the first time, you can click Save As and give your photo a new name. After then, you can click Save and it will save the updated changes to your photo.
Restoring Original Photos in Elfin Photo Editor
If you have applied effects and other things to your photos, you have the option of restoring them to the original photo. To do this, you will need to click File > Restore at the top of your window. You can also press CTRL R on your keyboard to restore the photo.
Comparing Your Two Photos in Elfin Photo Editor
If you want to compare the two photos, you can. You can compare the original photo with the photo you have made changes too. At the top of your window, you will need to click the View menu and select the Comparation option.