Fig 1 – An image with a mask applied
If your administrators have set them up, you can apply a mask to your image at the point of download.
A mask is an image that can be laid on top of your image. Often it is used to apply branding to your images. For example, if you are planning to use images for presentations you could download an image with a mask applied as a branded banner for your presentations.
How to add a mask to your downloaded image
The process for downloading an image with a mask will depend on whether you are using the Quick Download or Advanced Download tab to download your images.
Applying a mask with Quick Download
Click 'Configure mask...', the Mask configuration pop up will appear.
The mask is applied at its largest possible size and at the centre of the image. You can move the mask from side to side or resize it by dragging it from the bottom right-hand corner.
- You can change the colour of the mask by clicking ‘Specify custom colour’ this will lay a colour over the top of your mask.
- Click Apply. Your mask will have been applied to your image and you can continue to download in the usual way.
Applying a mask with Advanced Download
Click the ‘Advanced Download’ tab.
If masks are available, the ‘Mask’ tab will appear next to the Crop tab.
Click the ‘Mask’ tab and ‘Configure mask...’, the Mask configuration pop up will appear. Complete the tasks in the same way as using the Simple Download.