PHP | imagecrop() Function

The imagecrop() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to crop an image to the given rectangle. This function crops an image to the given rectangular area and returns the resulting image. The given image is not modified.


imagecrop ( $image, $rect )

Parameters: This function accepts two parameters as mentioned above and described below:

  • $image: It is returned by one of the image creation functions, such as imagecreatetruecolor(). It is used to create size of image.
  • $rect: The cropping rectangle as array with keys x, y, width and height.

Return Value: This function return cropped image resource on success or False on failure.

Below programs illustrate the imagecrop() function in PHP:


// Create an image from given image
$im = imagecreatefrompng(
// find the size of image
$size = min(imagesx($im), imagesy($im));
// Set the crop image size 
$im2 = imagecrop($im, ['x' => 0, 'y' => 0, 'width' => 250, 'height' => 150]);
if ($im2 !== FALSE) {
    header("Content-type: image/png");


image crop

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Reference: http://php.net/manual/en/function.imagecrop.php

This article is attributed to GeeksforGeeks.org

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