How to Cut and Paste Image in GIMP

In this video tutorial we will show you how to cut image in GIMP and paste.


In order to cut image in GIMP you must start the program. Go to the “File” menu and press “Open”. In the following window select the image file and press “Open” button. Select “Zoom” tool from the toolbar to enlarge the image and press “Free Select” tool to create selection mask using control points.

Create the selection mask

After creating selection mask, go to the “Edit” menu and press “Cut” option.

Cut the image

Return to the “File” menu again and press “New” to create new file. Set the file options and press “OK”.

After the file is created, go to the “Edit” menu and select Paste option.

Paste the image

As you can see, selected part of the image has been successfully inserted in the new file.