Create black and white photos in Windows 10

Looking for photo editor to transform your pictures into classy black and white photographs on Windows PC? You can use professional image editors such as Photoshop, which offers offers lots of useful features for advanced users, to do that. However if you just need to quickly create color photos to black and white occasionally, you can use the Photos app which is bundled with Windows 10. In this quick guide, we will show you how to create B&W photos out of regular photos using the stock Photos app on Windows 10 computer. No third party photo editors required.

Convert black and white pictures in Windows 10

Find the picture in File Explorer and open it with Photos app on your Windows 10 computer. Click Edit & Create from the top right corner. Choose Edit from the drop-down menu.

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Switch from the Enhance tab to Adjust in the right panel. Drag the Color bar way to the left end. Finally click the Save button to save the change and overwrite the original picture or choose Save a copy to save the black and white photo as a new one and keep the original photo intact. The new B&W photo will be saved to the same location as the original photo.

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Convert videos to B&W?

If you need to turn videos into the classic B&W videos, you may follow this tutorial to convert videos to black and white on Windows PC using a third-party video editor and movie maker.