Recrop gives you a second chance to reframe your photos for a compositionally balanced look.

Here are the main features of the app:

• Unique uncropping function
• Aspect ratios and grids to help you reframe photos
• Straightening without losing the resolution of a photo


• Recomposing a photo by moving its frame

Recrop allows reframing images even after they have already been taken.
Move a photo frame or drag its handles toward the inside or outside a photo to recompose the shot. The clever app will automatically fill in the expanded areas based on the content surrounding it.

• Reframing a photo by using aspect ratios

With the list of the most common aspect ratios the app has to offer, you can obtain a photo of the needed proportions fast and with no effort. As soon as a specific ratio is selected, tap the Apply button — and the app will crop or uncrop your shot to those specific dimensions.

• Reframing a photo by using grids

Recrop provides you with a set of the classical composition grids to help you be accurate when recomposing your images. After selecting a grid, just move a photo frame as needed to balance the photo.


Straighten a crooked horizon line in a photo by swiping left or right or up or down anywhere outside the photo frame. The resolution of the photo won't be lost — the nearby pixels will be copied and added to the areas created.


“Recrop does one thing insanely well and is the only smartphone app dedicated to this task: like content-aware fill for Photoshop, it can extend elements of an image to give more of what you missed, allowing you to crop, rotate, and even enlarge without sacrificing parts of the original image.” — Dan Rubin, Photographer, Designer

Download Recrop right now and give it a try!

If you have any questions or complaints about Recrop or need assistance with the app, please email us at support at

What's New

Version 2.0.0

Here are the changes we made to AntiCrop (now Recrop) to make it a more useful instrument for recomposing photos:

• New, more suitable name
• Completely redesigned interface that supports iPhone X
• Enhanced uncropping algorithm
• Smart horizon line detection
• Improved interaction with the frame
• Grids to help you create balance and harmony in a composition with more accuracy
• Possibility to move the frame strictly along the axes
• Possibility to save an edited photo as a copy or modify the original
• Possibility to continue where you left off after the app has been closed
• Possibility to use the app as an extension to Photos
• Support for 3D Touch (Most Recent widget added)
• Support for the iOS 11’s new HEIF format

Ratings and Reviews

5 out of 5

24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Works well... When it does.


The app does do what it claims, there is a but coming. This app has saved me a ton of time in not having to import photos to Photoshop and use the "magic tool". The anti cropping works very well with landscape and horizon photos. I use it on my wife's iPad 2, my iPhone 4s, and my iPad 3.

The issue I've began to run across on all three is, the app doesn't seem to recognize where I'm attempting to expand the border on larger images. On small images with fair resolution, the app functions great. At large resolutions the controls lose well, control. Instead of expanding a border it will often rotate the image. So, I try to move the cropping are itself and that's a total nightmare too. There needs to be a better way to accomplish the border grabbing and/or expanding as well as better handling of larger files.

If you are a casual photographer and understand BASIC photo editing (which many reviewers are seeming to lack) then this app is a very good tool. If you expect to double the background size of a shot of you and your friends with no border to begin with... this app is not for you.

No other app like it


Works best when extending portions of the picture with simple patterns (sky, beach, grass, etc.). Not as effective with complex objects like trees. Extends objects in the direction they are going for a realistic fill effect. For example, linear objects at the edge the picture like roads, sidewalks, railings, buildings, etc. are extended to match what exists in the image.

It's not perfect, but that is neither a flaw nor a shortcoming in this case since perfection would require knowledge of every type of object in our world combined with human imagination to create a perfect fill-in for something that is not in the picture!

Overall, I'm very impressed and pleased. Well worth the price.

Really good but...


This is about as close to a miracle as you're going to get. If you are trying to extrapolate the rest of a face then good luck to you, but for general backgrounds it does a great job.

But there are a few problems still. I don't think there's an excuse for the fact that (particularly) in dark areas you can see a thin line representing the original border. It may not be visible on the iPhone, but it definitely is there if you look at the photos on a larger screen. There is no excuse for that!

Secondly, dragging the borders around is very fiddly and as soon as you lift fingers from the screen, it shifts a little. This is very frustrating, and there needs to be a more precise way of making these adjustments.

Third, in many situations, the app ought to be smarter about the continuity of lines and curves. Oftentimes I get an offset on what should be the continuation of a simple line or curve, making the result in most of the photo great, but still unusable because of the obvious shift in continuity on a simple line.

Developer: Fix these things and you will have a real winner!


Maksym Davydov
18.8 MB
Photo & Video
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Ukrainian
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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