Rotating Left, Right, or by 180°
In the Browser, select all the pictures to rotate and use Edit | Rotate Left [Ctrl+L], Rotate Right [Ctrl+R] or Rotate & Flip | Rotate by 180 °. The edit is made immediately to all selected pictures. When you use this function from the Browser on images, it is, when possible, lossless. The menu items for this function are the same in the Editor as in the Browser.
These options are also available for video files. Here the rotation is shown only in ZPS, but it is lossless. Video-orientation information is recorded in an XMP helper file. The original video file thus remains unchanged.
In the Browser, select the pictures to be rotated to a specific angle and use Edit | Rotate & Flip | Specific Rotation… [Ctrl+Shift+R]. The menu item for this function is the same in the Editor as in the Browser.
You can set which Background color is used to fill out the empty spaces in the corners after you rotate.
To flip (mirror) a picture in either the Browser, use Edit | Rotate & Flip | Flip Horizontally or Flip Vertically. When you use this function from the Browser on images, it is, when possible, lossless. This function is also available in Editor. Use Document | Rotate & Flip | Flip Horizontally or Flip Vertically.
Adjusting Rotation via EXIF
Some digital cameras have a special sensor that can detect the camera’s orientation during a shot and store this directly inside of a photo. In certain PC programs, the photo is then shown unrotated. In Zoner Photo Studio, the photograph is rotated based on this flag automatically. To ensure the photos are correctly rotated in every program, select them in the Browser and use the Edit | Rotate and Flip | Adjust Rotation via EXIF menu item. Whenever possible, this operation is lossless.
Rotating to an Orientation
Use this function to rotate a picture or pictures to an orientation – either landscape or portrait. You can choose the direction of the rotation. This function is available in the Browser under Edit | Rotate & Flip | Rotate to Orientation…. Whenever possible, this operation is lossless.
Setting the EXIF Orientation Flag
This function is available in the Browser under Edit | Rotate & Flip | Set EXIF Orientation Flag… Use it to change the rotation flag that advanced digital cameras record in pictures’ EXIF information. This function does not change the picture itself.