Burn Tool

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About the Burn Tool

The burn tool is used to selectively darken areas in an image or photo. Burning is an old school darkroom photography technique where a photographer would control the exposure of the photographic plate to darken certain areas in an image. To burn the image the photographer would use a stencil to increase the relative exposure of certain areas of the photographic plate. The resulting image would be darker in the areas with more exposure. With digital image editing there is no need for a darkroom or stencils. You can darken areas in your image with the burn tool available in the online image editor at gifgit.com. Upload an image to use the burn tool.
Burn tool main example

How to Use the Online Burn Tool

  • Upload an image using the form above.
  • Press and drag in the image to darken areas using the burn tool strokes.
  • Adjust the settings in the tool options bar to set the size of the burn tool.

Feature Rich Online Image Editor

Online photo editing with layers, layer masks, a workflow and user interface like a traditional desktop photo editor that provides you with the toolset and features to professionally edit your images. No need to download or use desktop software like Microsoft Paint, Photoshop or GIMP to do quick edits. Edit your images online with the best online image editor.
Features Gifgit Editor Lunapic
Browser based editing (No software download) Yes Yes
Layers Yes No
Layer Masks (Non-Destructive Editing) Yes No
Selection tools Yes No
Undo History List Yes No
Export Formats Supported: JPEG, PNG
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