Questions tagged [background-removal]

Questions about making the opaque backgrond of an image transparent.

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What's the best way to remove a white background when the Magic Wand tool doesn't cut it?

I'm having trouble removing a white background with complex images like these ones. When I use the Magic Wand tool on them I just end up cutting way too much stuff away or not enough and leaving white ...
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How to remove Background in multiple and make it white in just one click or automate

I have more than 40 pictures of which I want to remove background and make them white background. I cannot do it one by one as its gonna take a lot of time even days. I want to automate the process is....
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In GIMP, what is the equivilent to adding a 'spot channel' in PS ? Need a white layer below image and edges transparent for printing

I am looking to print an image with a white layer behind the color image. The image is of a face with the background in transparent. When it get's printed, it goes on a dark wall and therefore I ...
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Using background image as chroma key

This may be trivial, but I cannot figure out how to do it: I'm looking for a way (preferably in gimp or another open source application / plugin - I also have a rather old photoshop version) to remove ...
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How do I change white background in Paint.NET to transparent when the edges are blurry

If you take an existing image that has a shape on a white background and you want to make the background transparent it's relatively simple to use the magic wand tool to select the background, delete ...
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Remove object with multiple angles of its background? [duplicate]

I have this image: My goal is to remove the pillars on the side of the edge of the image so that it looks something like this: (I did a terrible clone job) I have the a photo taken at a different ...
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Remove an object with multiple angles of its background?

I have this image: My goal is to remove the pillars on the side of the edge of the image so that it looks something like this: (I did a terrible clone job) I have the a photo taken at a different ...
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How to remove the grey background noise

I'm doing some exercises with photoshop. I wish to transform a design to only black and white draw without background. I'm working on this image I tried two ways: but it always remain a grey ...
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How do I quickly replace all transparent pixels with background color?

Some of my software tools generate images with transparent backgrounds. Using Krita, how can I quickly replace transparency with a background color? Notes: Of course it would be easiest if the image ...
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I tried editing my .png logo with background to remove the background in GIMP but its not coming as transparent

I am trying to remove the background from the logo i already had which is a .png file. I added the file to gimp. Added an alpha layer then i selected the background with the magic wand tool and ...
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How to remove SVG background when the background colour is a mask

This is hard to explain, but I'll do it as best as I can. I have this vector graphic: It has a white background that I am seeking to remove. However it seems there is actually no white background. ...
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Separate the object from its shadow (or glow)

I'm pretty sure there is a solution somewhere out there, but I haven't find the right keywords for this problem. I'm not a graphics person just I'd like to remove the background from this image with ...
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How to remove background behind a subject (make it transparent), but with a slight transparency blur around the edge instead of sharp cut-off?

I've looked at a dozen tutorials on removing background in Photoshop, and they all seem to do the same thing. I've followed the usual route of "create a new layer - select your subject - invert ...
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Removing Background of an Image using photo of Background separately

Is there is any solution is photoshop or any other tools where this scenario works. If I have two image, one with people standing somewhere and another without people. That means the empty area only. ...
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Hiding or removing a path during export but not the text in illustrator

I've made a circular logo design in illustrator using the 'type on a path' feature. To type in the bottom of the circle I used a oval path. Now, when I go to export it as an .eps or .jpeg it ...
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Vintage photos and inkscape: removing “yellow” background

I am 1 week new to Inkscape, so forgive my ignorance here. I am working with a Glowforge to engrave vintage photos like this: https://fineartamerica.com/featured/vintage-blueprints-1-andrew-fare.html?...
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Removed background from image but it has removed the inside colour

I was editing an image on illustrator (i have photoshop as well), but the after removing the background, the inside colours were taken off as well. I put the background of the page as blue so you can ...
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How to isolate a cat's whiskers from background in Photoshop 2020?

This is our cat: I am attempting to isolate her whiskers from the background: The Object Selection Tool does an excellent job of identifying the cat and selecting it but it struggles with the ...
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Inverted colour-erase in GIMP (or extract specifc hue)

I have the below image that I would like to remove the background from. As well as some text grinning through from the back of the page, there are some vestiges of the paper colour (yellowish) and ...
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GIMP (or others): How to remove background (by color) of several images in one step?

I have a set of about 200 PNG-images in like that: Only black and white, no colors, no grey. I need the background color (white) to be removed and tried to do so in macOS Preview (with that Instant ...
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Strange bug with PNG layers

I edited some pictures to make emojis out of them, removed their background and saved with the original background hidden in the layers. I've done this in the past with no issues, but this time I'm ...
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How to remove background from Complex in Photoshop

I have tried to remove the background from the image below but it just disfigures the image. I have used adjustments->Replace color, Hue and saturation layer, magnetic lasso and manually erasing ...
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What would be the workflow for performing the same steps for multiple images in photoshop?

I am expecting a job where I have to perform the same steps for many similar images, i.e. removing the background form the subject (sushi items), crop the image to the size of the subject, then resize ...
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Different image depending on background color

I'm trying to replicate this answer in gimp 2.10, but the results are very different. Right in the first step the result deviates. Subtracting the two images in gimp 2.10: And in gimp 2.8: In gimp ...
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How do I change the background of a bitmap from white to grey in Inkscape (or other open source photo editor)

Here is a nice picture of a 4-d hypercube "sliced" into 3d and then projected onto the 2d plane. Unfortunately its background is white and I'd like to use it on a 10% grey background: How can ...
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Remove median background from stack in Photoshop

I have seen many examples of using the median of a stack in Photoshop to remove variable foreground elements like tourists in vacation photos. (https://photoshoptrainingchannel.com/remove-tourists-...
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Extracting a net-like object with many holes

I was wondering if there's a good way to extract an object that's net-like with many holes. For instance, a supermarket trolley: Quick Selection and Magic Wand in Photoshop can select the outer ...
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How can I remove the white under base?

How can I remove the white under base from an object when opened in photoshop? I want to use this image for print and do not want a background to appear on the printed garment.
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Is there an easy way to cut out white background in Illustrator?

I have to process 120 images, I already did it with fireworks but the quality is depressingly low, I see that Illustrator only lets me cut the white background with the Pen tool, it doesn't have Magic ...
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GIMP - edit mask layer to adjust visible region

What I want to do as following: use remove.bg tool to remove image (bg.jpg) background, I got a png file (bg_remove.png) with background removed (not perfect). use gimp to scale bg_remove.png to the ...
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How can I change all the white pixel into transparent using photoshop? [duplicate]

.I want to change all the white pixels into transparent so that I can choose the background of my choice. I may decide to use a black background, so multiply doesn't work.
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Photoshop - Extract fine text from image; extrapolate background behind text

I'll note outright that I'm new to Photoshop and that this may be a bigger question than I realize, but I appreciate any guidance. I've taken a scan of a water-damaged dust jacket for a book which I ...
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Removing background and put object in 255 white background

I want to create an Amazon listing and I'm trying to get a white background behind my object. I bought some softboxes and white backdrop and acrylic white platform and got this shot: But I realized ...
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Any efficient way to remove all the white from this image? [closed]

What is the efficient way to remove white background keeping all texture and pattern intact as the original?
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Remove background of a single contiguous color

I have a PNG image which has two figures, bounded by black lines, against a purely white background. My figures have also some white "pixels" (dots, points) inside, not contiguous with background "...
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Inkscape - How do I remove the black background in a jpg file of scanned dice?

I have scanned a bunch of dice on a flatbed scanner. I covered the dice so the background would get as black as I could. (which means it is not uniformly completely black black) Now I have loaded ...
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Batch background removal on non-uniform images

The issue I'm having is the following: I have an archive of about 700,000 tif images that were originally microfilms. They are all black and white and are basically paper with information on it. I'm ...
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How can I (using Gimp) accurately remove a red background from an image?

I've been designing some custom backgrounds for a game recently, although I have little to no skill with photo editing. I've usually only used MS paint, but this particular project required tools that ...
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Use empty background image as reference for product cut out

I'm a long time user of Photoshop. Every time I want to cut out a subject I use the Pen tool and I do it manually. But now, I'm guessing if there isn't a faster way of doing by giving Photoshop a ...
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Where to get images for commercial use? [closed]

I need some product's image to edit on Photoshop for commercial use. I don't have a camera so I need images from some source. So can any one help me on this matter?
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Remove black background of a shape with blurred edges

I am trying to change the background colour of the image https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0728c/ from black to white with gimp. To do this I'm following the suggestion from this answer: https://...
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photoshop cc 2019 saving image without background as png

tried this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NDRFPZ01eE I set up my settings like this: When ever i want to save my image as png i keep getting a white background even though i didn't utitlize the ...
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How to remove background from multiple small objects

I have multiple photos where I need to replace the background and shadows with pure white but I'm finding it rather tedious and difficult to do with the amount of small ares and objects that I need to ...
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How to convert a black-on-white EPS to black-on-transparent in Illustrator

I have been supplied with a logo in .eps format, but it has a white background. I cannot get Illustrator to knock the background out and make the logo black on transparent. I've tried the magic wand ...
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Removing colored background behind woman's hair [duplicate]

I am using Photoshop CC attempting to remove the background from a woman's hair. I've tried the background eraser tool and select mask but neither have worked. I've included the photo as an attachment....
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Removing all colour from a file, making it a vector

just had a question about removing all background from an image traced file. If ever someone sends through an image which has words (like the one attached) or if it's got closed off sections, the ...
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GIMP How to make existing gif background transparent

I have the following gif, how to make the grey background transparent if not white?
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Remove graph/grid background from a ECG-like readout in inkscape/ImageJ

I have this graph below, which shows a readout for an experiment on a graph background like this; I would like to remove this graph background, leaving just the black line, so that it is formatted ...
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Remove Background keep Shadow

I have a shadow on a solid coloured background. I know that the colour of the shadow is black (#000000), and I know exactly what the background colour is. How can I remove the colored background ...
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Magic Wand Tool on a Traced Image in Ai

I have brought in an image in ai and image traced it to make it a vector. Right now I'm trying to select specific color to blend the image better. The problem is I can't select anything on the image, ...