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How to flip an image in Adobe Photoshop

Whether you want to fix your mirror selfies or just a flipped version of an image, Adobe Photoshop makes it easy to flip photos horizontally and vertically. We’ll show you how to do it.

With Photoshop, you can flip your entire images, entire layers, or select locations on your photo. In all these cases you can turn horizontally and vertically.

Related: How to flip a picture in Microsoft Word.

How to flip the whole picture in Photoshop.

First, on your Windows or Mac computer, open the folder that contains the image you want to flip. Right-click on this image and select Open With> Adobe Photoshop to open the image in Photoshop.

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<p>Your image will appear on the main interface of Photoshop.</p>
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To view available flip photos, in the Photoshop menu bar, “Image” Click and then “Image rotation” Hover over the option.

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<p>“Image rotation” In the menu, flip your image horizontally “Flip the canvas horizontally” Click, or to flip your image vertically “Flip the canvas vertically” Click on</p>
<p>To fix a mirror selfie, “Philip Canvas Horizontal” Select the option.</p>
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And that’s it. Photoshop has reversed your image.

Tip: To open your image, press Ctrl + Z (Windows) or Command + Z (Mac).

An inverted image in Photoshop.

Before you close Photoshop, be sure to save your flipped image. To do this, click File> Save in the Photoshop menu bar.

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<p>Now you are ready to share your fixed image wherever you want.</p>
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If you only want to flip a specific area in your image, not the whole image, use Photoshop’s Selection Tools to select your area, and then flip that area.

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To do this, in the left sidebar of Photoshop, “Rectangular marquee tool” Or “Elliptical Marking Tool” Click, depending on what kind of area you want to select in your image.

Turn on the selection tool in Photoshop.

Once the tool is selected, use your mouse or trackpad to select the area you want to return to your image.

Select the area to return to the photo in Photoshop.

Once you’ve made a selection, in the Photoshop menu bar, “Edit” Click and then “Transform” Hover over the option.

“Transform” From the menu, flip the selected area horizontally “Flip horizontally” Select, or to rotate the selected area vertically “Flip vertically” Select

Select a flip option from "Change" Menu in Photoshop.

You will notice that Photoshop has reversed the selected part of your image.

An image with a flipped area in Photoshop.

And that’s how you flip through some of your photos in Photoshop!

How to turn a layer in Photoshop

To reverse the content of a particular layer in Photoshop, all you have to do is select that layer and then select the Revert option.

To do this, to the right of Photoshop “Layers” In the panel, select the layer you want to revert to.

If there is a lock icon next to your layer, select your layer and “Layers” Click the lock icon at the top of the panel. This will unlock your layer so you can turn it over.

In the Photoshop menu bar, “Edit” Click and then “Transform” Hover over the option. “Transform” From the menu, flip your layer horizontally “Flip horizontally” Select, or flip your layer vertically “Flip vertical” Select

Choose a flip option from "Change" Menu in Photoshop.

Photoshop will revert the content of the layer you selected, leaving everything else as is.

An inverted layer in Photoshop.

And so you can flip your photos in Photoshop using different options. Very useful!


Are you on an iPhone, iPad, or Android phone and want to flip photos? If so, there are ways to flip photos on your device. You don’t need a desktop to do this!

Related: How to flip or mirror photos and images on iPhone and iPad.