How to edit photos in iOS 5

In the past iOS, users had to rely on third-party apps to edit their photos on-device. Soon, users will be able to edit photos directly in the Photos app on their Apple devices, with no need for most third-party apps. Follow along as we show you how you can plan on editing your photos.

Screenshot by Jason Cipriani

Apple has added a lot of new features in iOS 5, one of them being the ability to edit pictures directly in the Photos app. This feature is very easy to use and almost feels like it has been there from day one, even though it has been noticably absent.

Look through the slideshow below for a step-by-step guide on how to edit photos on your Apple device on iOS 5.

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Jason Cipriani has been covering mobile technology news for over five years. His work spans from CNET How To and software review sections to WIRED’s Gadget Lab and


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