Advice 1: How to make rounded corners

Often when composing collages or just when printing photos have to do to get an image with rounded corners. Many graphics editors are equipped with tools that allow you to easily smooth out the corners of the image. Graphics editor Corel Draw works with both raster and vector objects, allowing you to make rounded corners for these types of images in various ways.
How to make rounded corners
You will need
  • • Photo or other image in digital format;
  • • A computer with pre-installed licensed program Corel Draw.
Instruction
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Consider the method when you need to round one or more corners of the rectangular image in different ways.
Open the program Corel Draw new drawing with CTRL+N, or select "Create" from the drop-down menu "File" of the list. Next, from the same list, select the operation "Import" or call it up with CTRL+I. Next, in the dialog box, the path to the image file, and click "Import" (Import). Your image will be displayed on this sheet.
How to make rounded <strong>corners</strong>
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On the toolbar find the "scroll Editor node (Node Editor), select the tool "Form" (Shape). Also this tool can be accessed by pressing F10 key.
How to make rounded <strong>corners</strong>
3
Right of the corner you want to round, click the left mouse button on the border of the image. A new node will appear in the image, in addition to four corner. Next, select the option "convert to curve" (Convert Line To Curve) on the "node Editor". To the left of the newly created node labels will appear rounded.
How to make rounded <strong>corners</strong>
4
At the same distance from the corner, add a new node on the perpendicular side of the image. Without changing the Shape tool, click on the main corner of the node twice, it will be deleted. Will immediately become visible rounded corner image. Labels direct guide you can change the corner radius of.
How to make rounded <strong>corners</strong>
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A very simple way (involving vector objects) can be simultaneously round off all the corners of the rectangular image. Without resorting to the above method of editing the nodes to draw next to the imported image a rectangle of the same size with the Rectangle tool (Rectangle Tool) or invoke the tool by pressing F6.
How to make rounded <strong>corners</strong>
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To be familiar with the Shape tool click on the rectangle and drag the mouse over any of its nodes to the center of the rectangle. The corners will be rounded. The radius of curvature can be adjusted to the same instrument.
Mark your image with the arrow Pointer tool (Pick Tool).
Next on the list of main menu scroll to find "Effects" (Effects) and select "PowerClip"and from the drop down list option "Put in container" and " Place Inside Container). A broad arrow point to you draw a rectangle with rounded corners. It will be a box that will accommodate your image.
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You can edit the position of the image in the container using the function list "PowerClip" Edit content (Edit Contents).
How to make rounded <strong>corners</strong>
Note
Please note that when you import an image into the document Corel Draw the original image file is not changed, so you will be able to use it in its present form, if the result with rounded corners does not suit you.
Useful advice
Using "PowerClip", you can put images in a variety of frames of different shapes.

Advice 2: How to make rounded corners in photoshop

If you are a user of social networking, you probably noticed many friends and acquaintances cute avatars with rounded corners. Consider how to trim the corners of any photo in photoshop.
How to make rounded corners in photoshop
You will need
  • — computer
  • — Adobe Photoshop
  • — photo
Instruction
1
Click the photo for the experiments. Open it in photoshop and look at the layers window (on the screenshot below left). Now you have only one layer (Background), and it is locked.
How to make rounded corners in photoshop
2
Right-click on the Background layer, select Duplicate Layer and click OK (or Ctrl+J). Then create a new layer (Ctrl+Shift+N), place it between the background and its copy as shown in the screenshot (you can fill him with some color, for example white). A locked layer off (click the "eye" on the left) or delete it.
How to make rounded corners in photoshop
3
In the tools palette, find the button with the rectangle Tool) and hold her for a second with the left mouse button. There will be additional menu, where you select the second line (Rounded Rectangle Tool). The setting at the top will expose the same as in the screenshot, and the Radius change (the larger the value, the more rounded will be the corners, and the larger the image will be cropped.

And then on the picture, highlight the portion you want to use (e.g., as avatars). If you make a mistake, press Esc and repeat the selection. Once the desired location is highlighted, click it, right-click and select Make Selection... and press OK.
How to make rounded corners in photoshop
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Around the snippet, the selection handles appear. Press Shift+Ctrl+I to invert the selection (or Selection→Inverse). Now press Del or Backspace to crop the photo on the created frame.
How to make rounded corners in photoshop
5
Ready, you got a layer with rounded corners. Now on layer 2 (the one that serves as background) you can fill with any color or left transparent.
How to make rounded corners in photoshop
Note
Transparent png file- a great format, but not all online services (social networks, blogs, etc.) support transparent png files. If the effect of rounded corners does not work, there is another way.

Select the background (Layer 2) color that is closest to what is installed on the page where you post a photo. Then save the file in jpg format.
Useful advice
If you leave the background transparent, it is recommended to save the file as a PNG 24 with transparency.
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