If you are new to using photo editing software, you may not understand the tools in the toolbar of Elfin Photo Editor. The toolbar will eliminate steps when you are working with photos. There are many different tools in the toolbar you can use to edit photos and apply effects to photos. In this guide, I will walk you through the toolbar found in Elfin Photo Editor. I will list each tool in the toolbar and explain what it does. We will start on the left side and move to the right.
Open – This is the tool you can use to open a photo to work on.
Save – When you need to save changes to your photo, you can click this tool to quickly do so.
Restore – If you have applied effects or edit photos, you can click this tool to restore the photo to the original.
Undo – If you need to undo something you have done to a photo, use this tool.
Redo – If you need to redo something you accidentally undid, you can click this tool.
Rotate – If you need to rotate a photo, use this tool to do a quick rotate.
Size – Clicking this tool will allow you to quickly resize the photo you currently have open.
Crop – This is the tool you use to quickly crop your photo.
Auto Adjust – If your photo needs adjusting, you can click this tool to do a quick adjustment, but you may have to do more of a manual adjust.
Lightness – This tool will allow you to adjust the lightness of the photo.
Darkness – This tool will allow you to darken the photo.
Contrast + – If you need to up your contrast, click this tool.
Contrast – – If you need less contrast, use this tool.
Saturation + – If you need more saturation, use this tool.
Saturation – – If a photo needs less saturation, you can use this tool.
Color Balance – Using this tool will help with the color of the photo.
Dream Studio – Dream Studio is a type of effect. Clicking this tool will quickly give you that dreamy effect.
Soft Light – This is also an effect. This tool will apply a soft look effect to your photo.
Color Filter – The color filter effect will allow you to apply a certain color to the photo.
Twins – This tool will double the photo. For example, if you have a photo of a person, clicking this tool will make it look like there are two twins in the photo.
Recovery Wand – The recovery wand is the tool you can use to try and restore a photo that has been damaged. Clicking this tool will open a box and you can try the settings to restore the photo.
Frame – This tool will allow you to quickly add frames to your photos.
Text – This is the tool you use to add text to your photos.
Comparation Window – This will open two windows so you can compare the original photo with the photo you are creating.