So far, we’ve walked you through the basics of opening and viewing images in Preview. Now we dig into Preview’s little-known and surprisingly powerful editing features. As people who write about technology, we have some skin in the game. We work with screenshots every day and Preview is our go-to app for cleaning up and tweaking the images that appear in TidBITS articles and this book. Sure, we could use something like GraphicConverter, Pixelmator, or even Adobe Photoshop, but those tools are often overkill for the graphics tasks that many of us need to perform.
In this chapter, we start by looking at how to select content in an image. After that, we cover: