On June 22, 2021, Microsoft’s cloud storage answer OneDrive announced that it was including new picture enhancing options to the Android app and for customers on the net.
With these new choices, you’ll be able to crop, rotate and alter the lighting and colour of your pictures saved in OneDrive. Options which have been missing throughout the app for a lot too lengthy, higher late than by no means I suppose. The one caveat being that it’s restricted to JPEG and PNG picture information, though that covers two of the most well-liked codecs, so it must be superb for many normal customers.
When enhancing pictures you’ll have the choice to put it aside as a brand new picture or substitute the unique, however don’t fear, when you change your thoughts later there’s nonetheless a solution to get better the unique by utilizing model historical past.
Moreover, OneDrive for Android has now added a manner so that you can forged your pictures from the app to Chromecast-enabled gadgets. Simply look within the higher proper nook of the app when viewing a photograph and faucet the forged icon. From there, you’ll be capable to choose what Chromecast-enabled show you’d wish to ship the picture to.
Whereas enhancing is already rolling out for private accounts, Microsoft says that the options will probably be coming to OneDrive work and college accounts this summer time. Moreover, picture enhancing will probably be making its solution to iOS gadgets later this 12 months.
The brand new picture enhancing options in OneDrive couldn’t have come at a greater time. Now that Google Images no longer stores your images for free, it has opened the doorways for competitors like Microsoft or Amazon to step in.
Whereas OneDrive nonetheless has an extended solution to go to succeed in characteristic parity with Google Images, this would possibly sway some customers to start out backing up their pictures with Microsoft. Particularly when you discover your Google storage working low.