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Questions about making the opaque backgrond of an image transparent.

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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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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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Add transparency to an existing PNG

I'd like to use this image on a web site. What I need to do is change the background from black to transparent, so I can use the arrow on my site maintaining the page background. I used Gimp to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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JPG background removal without losing tranparency in Photoshop [duplicate]

I have a JPG with a black background, and I want to remove the background without losing the transparency of the image. This is the image:
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How would I remove all the white from this image? I just want the image to be the red parts

The question pretty much stated it all, I want the red parts for transparency and all the white removed.
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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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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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Making the background of an image transparent in Gimp

I have some jpg images and I need for each of them to have a transparent background. I have GIMP as a graphic tool. I need to put them in a web page and I need to see just the main element and have ...
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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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Extracting hand writing from a dark background

Okay I am a complete novice when it comes to this but here goes. My partner who passed away recently wrote this wish on a paper boat for our son. It is difficult to see and I really wanted to extract ...
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Removing background and cut out and sharpen handwritten text

I'm scanning some old text my grandma wrote in a book. I need to remove the background and just keep the handwriting on a white background. I've tried the Magic Wand, but that way a lot of spaces in ...
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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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Technical name for the removal of an image background

Can someone remind me what the technical name is for the removal of a background from a still image? Our photographer told me years ago, but I've since forgotten and it gets embarrassing!
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GIMP: PDF export introduces artifacts on edges where there is no background

This is a followup question to gimp: Background removal gives gray fringe, when exported as pdf: To reproduce the problem you have to follow these five steps: In GIMP, create a New Fileo with ...
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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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How to remove background in a scan of an old drawing

I have the following image which I would like to clean using GIMP. Usually, with B&W images one of the following methods works, see here or here. However, I have 3 additional problems in this case ...
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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 the textured background from a handwritten text document?

I'm using Adobe Photoshop. I noticed that there are other questions similar to this one. However, the reason I'm posting my question is, when I followed the instructions in the other question about ...
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GIMP: Background removal gives gray fringe, when exported as PDF

I cut a region out of this Wikimedia Commons picture: I simply used the free select tool to cut out the part (ctrl+x) and inserted it into another image without background. However, when I export ...
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How do I deal with color spill in chroma key using GIMP?

I'm experimenting with "green screen" techniques to remove the background around a test subject. The test shots were taken in front of a bright green background in moderate to bright lighting ...
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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 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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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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Is there a way to batch remove the same background from multiple images?

Someone asked me a Photoshop question the other day, and after some time thinking on it I couldn't come up with an answer - hoping someone here can shed some light! Let's say I've got a batch of ...
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How to remove white background from multiple images?

So I received approximately 70 or so images from a customer and apparently they were all scanned. They are 4x6 prints but each one has a white background the size of a paper. How can I get rid of them ...
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Remove Background in Inkscape

I have two versions of a black and white image and would like to remove the background in both. I used Trace Bitmap in Inkscape with the settings below - the white background was no problem, but in ...
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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 Background Keeping 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 and ...
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Can I remove transparent pixels from a layer with a different blending mode in Photoshop cc14?

If I have a layer with a white background and I want to remove it, I can often just change the blending mode to Screen or Overlay and it ends up exactly the way I want it. However, I often want a ...
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Replacing whiteness with transparency in Photoshop

I want to replace the whiteness in pixels with transparency in the same way as described in this question - i.e. for lighter pixels to be made proportionally as transparent. All solutions found via ...
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How can I edit this specific .eps file into a transparent image on photoshop?

I'm kinda new with Photoshop so please bear with me. I found this .eps file on freepik that I want to use for personal use. I opened the .eps file on Illustrator and everything looked fine there, ...
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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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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, ...
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Making backgrounds of animated GIF files transparent

I have been creating animated GIF files using GIMP from several frames in PNG format that I created using Jmol and now I would like to know how to make the background of the resulting GIF files ...
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How to completely erase background of pen and ink drawing leaving only the lines

Using GIMP I'm trying to cut out all white background from a picture of a pen and ink drawing in order put it on a colored T shirt, like a silk screen. Thanks for your help!
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Is there a way to make the background of an image transparent?

Like explained here: Making the background of an image transparent in Gimp But via CLI! I'm using Gimp on Ubuntu, and I would like to do this on a bunch of images.. Even if it doesn't do a perfect ...
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How to make blue color transparent on the heatmap in inkscape?

I would like to remove the blue color and make it transparent, sort of removing the background. The heatmap looks like this:
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GIMP Make background transparent

My questions Should I capture the product in a completely black background then use my method to make background transparent in GIMP? I know the product color is also white so how do I make it ...