Sometimes, you may need to rotate image in pursuit of a better visual experience. When it occurs, how can you do it simply? This post will give you 4 ways about how to rotate image in Microsoft Word, in Photoshop, and online. If you want to rotate videos or rotate GIF on your computer, you can try MiniTool MovieMaker.

This post will give you step-by-step guides on how to rotate images on the computer. Now, let’s focus on the following steps.

How to Rotate Image in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a common application for both work and life. If your picture in Word is in the wrong orientation, how to rotate images in Microsoft Word.

Method 1. Rotate images with degrees

Step 1. Open the Word document.

Step 2. Tap on the image that you want to rotate to present the picture tools.

Step 3. Click the Format on the top of the Word window.

Step 4. Click the Rotate Objects icon to present rotation options: Rotate Right 90°, Rotate Left 90°, Flip horizontal, Flip vertical, and More Rotation Options.

click rotate objects

Step 5. Click Rotate Objects icon to choose the Flip horizontal or Flip vertical.

flip image

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Step 6. Choose Rotate Right 90° or Rotate Left 90°.

Step 7. Click the More Rotation Options and enter the desirable degree in the rotation area.

click More Rotation Options

Note: Besides, you can change the image’s height, width, position, and text wrapping style. Click the Ok button to save the image in Word.

Method 2. Rotate image with the mouse

Step 1. Open the Word document.

Step 2. Select the image you want to rotate.

Step 3. Tap on the circular arrow and drag the mouse to rotate the image to the degree you desire.

rotate image with mouse

Method 3. Rotate image with 3-D rotation.

Step 1. Open the Word document.

Step 2. Right-click the image and click the Picture Format > 3-D rotation.

Step 3. Select Presets to choose a preset.

choose a preset

Step 4. Enter the degree in the X, Y, and Z rotation parts, and then release the mouse to save the image in Word.

How to Rotate Image in Photoshop

Here’re the steps about how to rotate images in Photoshop.

Step 1. Download, install, and launch Photoshop.

Step 2. Click File > Open to import your image.

Step 3. Click Image > Image Rotation.

click image rotation

Step 4. Select the rotation style: Rotate image 180°, 90° CW, 90° CCW.

Step 5. Click the Arbitrary to enter any angle you want.

Step 6. Tap on the Flip Canvas Horizontal to flip the image horizontally. Or tap on the Flip Canvas Vertical to flip image vertically. (optional)

Step 8. Tap on File > Save as to save the image on the computer.

save the image

Bottom Line

This post illustrates 4 ways to rotate images. If you learn about other ways to rotate images, you can share your methods in the below comments area.

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