How to Rotate Image by Degrees in GIMP

In this video tutorial we will show you how to rotate image in GIMP by degrees.


In order to rotate image in GIMP by degrees you must start the program. Go to the “File” menu and click “Open”. Choose the image on your computer and press “Open” button. Go to the tools menu and choose “Rotate tool”.

Choose Rotate Tool

This tool is used to rotate the active layer, selection or path. Rotation dialog opens when you click with this tool on the image or selection.

Open the rotation dialog

In the appeared window you can set center of rotation, marked on the canvas of the circle and the angle of rotation. Set the options of rotation and press “Rotate”.

Set the options of rotation

All the same, but with a slightly lower accuracy can be done directly on the canvas. Also you can open this dialog by pressing “Shift+R” on the keyboard.