How to Crop Image in Illustrator
Click Crop Image on the Control panel.
- Choose Object > Crop Image.
- Choose Crop Image from the context menu.
Why can’t I crop my image in Illustrator?
Because Adobe Illustrator is a vector-based design system, you can’t crop a picture in Illustrator the same way you can in Adobe photoshop. But you can use a clipping mask and opacity mask to crop a picture and photo.