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Can You Slice an Image in Canva?

Last updated on September 27, 2022 @ 10:07 pm

There’s no doubt that Canva is a powerful online design tool. With its user-friendly interface and vast array of features, it’s no wonder that so many people use it to create stunning graphics. But one of the things that makes Canva so great is its ability to allow users to easily slice images.

With the help of Canva’s image slicing tool, you can quickly and easily take any image and slice it into smaller pieces. This can be incredibly useful for creating things like social media posts, website headers, and even email headers. And best of all, it’s super simple to do!

Here’s a quick step-by-step guide on how to slice an image in Canva:

1. Start by opening up the image you want to slice in Canva.

2. Next, click on the “Slice” tool, which is located in the left-hand toolbar.

3. Once you’ve clicked on the “Slice” tool, you’ll see a grid appear over your image. This grid will help you to easily determine where you want to slice your image.

4. To actually slice the image, simply click and drag your mouse over the area you want to select. As you do this, you’ll see a dashed line appear around the area you’re selecting.

5. Once you’re happy with the selection, simply release your mouse button and the area will be sliced.

6. Repeat this process for any other areas you want to slice off of the main image.

7. When you’re finished slicing up your image, simply click on the “Download” button in the top-right corner and choose your desired file format (PNG, JPG, etc.).

That’s it! Your sliced image is now ready to use however you like!

PRO TIP: If you are not careful, you may accidentally slice an image in Canva. This can result in a loss of quality and/or the inability to use the image in certain ways.
Drew Clemente

Drew Clemente

Devops & Sysadmin engineer. I basically build infrastructure online.