Allow editors to change the orientation of an image **in the browser**
It would be great if editors could rotate/flip pictures within the browser in SharePoint Online (in both O365 and the upcoming SharePoint mobile app).
Scenario: We have many field users who access SPO from mobile devices and in the course of their work take pictures which they need to upload into SPO. EXIF data is not utilized when uploading pictures from a mobile device into either document libraries or picture libraries.
I have tried uploading pictures from both Android and iOS devices, into both picture and document libraries, and viewing them in FF, IE and Safari. In each scenario, the jpg for pictures taken in vertical/portrait orientation is rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise. This occurs both when viewing the picture alone in the browser, and when viewing the "preview (in the picture library's thumbnail or document library's ellipses).
Suggested fixes of rotating the pictures in explorer and/or picture viewer do no resolve the issue. Downloading the picture from SPO to desktop, rotating it, and replacing the "incorrect" version from SPO doesn't work either.
If the uploader (or another editor) could rotate the pictures within the browser (either in the library or within the browser window for the image itself", that would be very, VERY useful.
John Sambro commented
I was asked this question today, I searched for an answer and found this post.
I have a working solution:
Sync your picture library to OneDrive.
Edit the picture with your favorite picture editor (Paint works)
Save your changes, they sync back to the SharePoint library.
Elmira Yevdokimov commented
Will this problem ever be solve? I am waiting for ever. Some people in our company has iPhones - they don't have this issue. And people with Android device -has this issue. Why? Why this problem cannot be fixed.
Ambient Studios LLC commented
Yes, please! Would help our clients greatly!
I would suggest also , a basic 'crop' and 'zoom' tools, and 're-size' to dimensions ( and constrain proportions), the bare-bones basics as far as image editing.
Daniel Estelius commented
Would also like to see an option to zoom in for high resolution images.
Agree with this, would be great.