VSCO Tools Quick Start

You could access the VSCO Studio by tapping here.

Get started on your creative journey.

This quick guide will give you a brief description of all the elements in the photo & video editor. Click the links to learn more information.



presets_icon.jpg Presets  - Choose from a wide selection of pre-made looks.

tools_icon.jpg Tools  - Adjust specific elements of your images and videos.

recipes_icon-50.jpg Recipes - Save a set of edits for future use. Edit history and undo also live here.

organize_icon.jpg Organize - Rearrange presets, tools and recipes to suit your workflow.


Tools tools_icon.jpg


geometry_icon.jpg Adjust - Correct geometry with straighten, crop, and skew.

trim-small.jpg Trim (video only) - adjust the start and end points of the video to remove parts that aren't needed.

volume-small.jpgVolume (video only) - adjust the volume of the audio attached to the video

Exposure_icon.jpg Exposure - Brighten or darken all the tones.

contrast_icon.jpg Contrast - Increase or decrease the difference between highlight and shadow tones.

Sharpen_Icon.jpg Sharpen - Adjust fine details.

clarity_icon.jpg Clarity (photos only)- Adjust large details.

Saturation_icon.jpg Saturation - Adjust the strength of all colors at once.

Tone_icon.jpg Tone - Adjust highlights and shadows.

White_Balance_Icon.jpg White Balance - Adjust color warmth.

skin_icon.jpg Skin Tone - Ajdust the color of skin.

vignette_icon.jpg Vignette  - Darken the edges to bring focus to the middle.

grain-icon.jpg Grain (photos only) - Add an analog noise texture.

fade_icon.jpg Fade - Add a washed-out look.

split-tone_icon.jpg Split Tone - Add a color to highlights and shadows.

borders_icon.jpg Borders - Add a frame.

HSL_icon.jpg HSL - Adjust specific colors.


Tips & Tricks

- Press & hold on the main image at any time to preview its original state.


-Change preset views by tapping the preset icon presets_icon.jpgto see larger thumbnails.



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