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So I have a JPEG with a white background and want to make it a transparent GIF without walk around job and without Photoshop also.

So is there a way to create a transparent GIF image from usual JPEG with white font?

I think I need to walk around the image contour copy as transparent and then save as GIF? But can I do it somehow automatically?

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The free image editor Greenfish Icon Editor Pro has this functionality out of the box. It is a function called "Remove Matte", where you just specify the color component you want to be replaced with transparency. In your case white.

This also supports partial transparency, so you will get smooth edge towards the transparent parts. This is not supported in the gif format, but you can save to png.

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