Questions tagged [transparency]

Questions about how to make images transparent (see-through) or adjust the level of transparency / opacity in any graphic manipulation software. An image 100% transparent will not be visible.

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How to make transparent a solid background in After Effects. The solid is black and toggling to transparent view does not work

I am a newbie to Adobe After Effects and I have this Atom animation. I would like to show many duplicates of these in one shot. However, the effects are playing in a way that are limited to their ...
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opacity not altering in for GIF in GIMP

I have got a water file for a game I am creating (its currently a gif), I import the GIF into GIMP by using import as layers. The GIF then appears as this: I then altered the opacity of each of the ...
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Can the opacity always remain constant when drawing something with paintbrush

When using the paintbrush tool in Gimp, the brightness decreases according to the pressure and movement of the mouse. For example, when I continue the line I drew in the picture above, it becomes ...
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How can I change a particular colour to transparent?

I have a photo with white background. I want to remove the white colour and make it transparent. The simple select and remove type remover don't help because the image is very complex. It has many ...
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Coloring a transparent black/white image

Given a black and white image like lips, how would I get those in red? I don't want to use global flood filling, because that may not consider alpha transparency correcly. How would I do that with ...
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Transformed object is visible through white fill

In making a compas, I've used "Transform" under "Effects" to multiply a series of squares round a circular shape. These squares show through other white filled objects that have ...
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Convert RGB color to saturated color and transparency

I have a logo with several colors at the edge that look OK with a white background. When I overlay it on a background of another color, the edge is not smooth and looks off. Therefore, I would like to ...
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How do I adjust the brightness of the left and right ends in the line tool?

I wanna like this; I am using the line tool, but not used. The answer may not be just about the line tool. It could be another tool.
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png files saved in illustrator with transparency showing white background only sometimes?

So I have saved multiple logos from illustrator as png files no problem, they have transparent backgrounds. I went to use them on instagram stories and a white background shows up behind some of them ...
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web graphic editing

I have this web image design issue. Hopefully this is the right place to post my question? i-top-nav-original.png is the original image putting inside the html when load up mixing with other html, it ...
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Convert Black Outline Above White Shapes to Transparent in Illustrator

I am converting a color logo to white-on-transparent. I added a temporary red background, so I can see my work. The black outline shown below is a separate layer behind the white "Auto Group"...
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Make an image transparent with the alpha channel already made

This is the image: This is the alpha channel: How can you make the image transparent.(no black) Like this one:
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How to apply chroma keying (remove green screen)?

Is it possible to apply chroma keying, meaning to remove a green (or blue...) screen background, using Gimp? (I happen to use Gimp, but I suppose an answer using Photoshop would be just as good, ...
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How can I punch out shapes between multiple layers?

EDIT: Working in Illustrator, vector as final product. Hello, I'm trying to turn the white stars pictured here transparent. Problem is, I'm a newbie and probably made this the wrong way. There are ...
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Pasting PNGs into GIMP sometimes converts the alpha channel to black

It's as simple as it sounds. Pasting a PNG from Google images into GIMP turns the alpha channel to black. I've kind of managed to get around this limitation by using Layer>Transparency>Color to ...
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I have a transparent jpeg? I'm confused

Not sure if this is the right place as I'm new to Stack Exchange but I was messing around with a discord bot that had a Minecraft texture tiling feature and I got 2 transparent jpeg files from it. I'm ...
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Draw a rectangle with semi-transparent border

I have a fairly simple image: I'd like to change it to be wider at the ends like below, while still keeping the nice rounded shape: The shape has solid gray colour, but its border is kindof ...
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How to get a mask from blending modes

So it's a bit complicated but here is the gist... I made a design using blending modes with a background texture of cardboard. The idea is that the design will get printed directly on the cardboard so ...
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Best way to crop these planks into individual layers, and export them all as separate JPEG files with no white around the edges?

I'm looking for a good workflow in dealing with a document like this. The files need to be JPEG, but I also can't have any white around the planks. Is there a smart way to select and separate each ...
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Adobe Illustrator Layers not behaving as they should

I am tearing my hair out over this issue. I'm working in Adobe Illustrator to design a logo and the layers are not behaving as they should - the text at the bottom of my image is the top layer, yet it ...
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Restore an original image that has a transparency-fade applied to it: Select by color gradient in GIMP

I have an icon (png) of a suit of armor, which fades out about halfway through the image (it is transparent in the latter part). Here is an example of the image in question: Its alpha channel is ...
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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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Transparent png image is not transparent in browser

Please see this example image below to reference (Illustrator was used here to export). Has anyone noticed that any transparent png files when dropped in a browser (like Chrome or Firefox) do not seem ...
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How can I turn brightness to transparency in grayscale image

I would like to turn a grayscale image into a transparent image where: #000000 (black) → turns into → #000000 (black) 0% transparency #FFFFFF (white) → turns into → #000000 (black) 100% transparency ...
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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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How to colorize an translucent picture in Photoshop?

I've got a scanned picture of a sticker album which contains an translucent room where the sticker should be sticked. I've tried (using the Equalize, Curves, Levels, Vibrance and Contrast Tools from ...
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Apply Transparent Spatter Effect from Gallery on Illustrator

I have a basic square shape and I want to apply the SPATTER effect under Effects Gallery. After applying the effect, I realized it adds a color to the SPATTER applied, while I would like that SPATTER ...
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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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Grey lines appearing when pasting a selection - How to remove?

When I fuzzy select a section of an image, like so: Cutting it works fine: But when I paste it in I get these gaudy stripes of grey lines all throughout the image: Zooming in, I couldn't see any ...
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Difference between “Empty area” and “Transparency channel” and “Alpha channel”

New to photo editing, so I've got some conceptional confusion about the colors and channels, In photoshop, we can create text layer, we can have text on top of an "empty space" the checker ...
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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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Why do some of my PNG images not have transparent backgrounds in certain circumstances?

I have a group of PNG images that serve as background overlays in an automated photo booth i.e. you have from back to front: the background image, the photo taken by the booth, the PNG overlay which ...
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Remove a transparent colored line from image

I am far from a skilled artist, so sorry if the question has a common answer. I couldn't find anything, but perhaps my lack of knowledge on the subject prevents me from even knowing what to be ...
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Color removal followed by transparency reproduction

I have a large number of images I'd like to remove the background color of and replace with 100% transparent background. I also have semi-transparent rectangles which I need to "color correct&...
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about locking the transparent pixels in photoshop

previously, what I've asked is here. now, if it is assumed that there are no pixels and I am selecting no pixels but an area, why "lock transparent pixels" command from the layers panel for ...
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about transparent pixels/layers in photoshop

I am new to photoshop. I have a transparent layer in my photoshop document. I think that transparent layers consist of transparent pixels. now using any selection tool to select the pixels works fine ...
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Is there a way to set a transparent color in Adobe Illustrator?

In PowerPoint, it is really easy to remove a background of a raster image when the background is a solid color. You just have to go to "Format > Color > Set Transparent Color". This, ...
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How to apply separate opacity masks to different fills of on object in Illustrator?

I'm using Ai and I'm trying to make an object -suppose a simple rectangle- with two different fill colors. One color is above and would be textured by an opacity mask so the second color would be seen ...
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Can .jpg have transparency?

I have read everywhere that .jpg can't have transparency and you can't save it as transparent. But I have a .jpg picture with transparency. Link to the picture Can anyone explain how the picture I ...
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GIF with Transparency Gradient (Photoshop)

I have an interesting issue that I never had a problem doing in the past. Any help would be greatly appreciated! :) It seems that since my Photoshop CC updated to 22.0.1, I am unable to export one of ...
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Insert transparent circle into gimp

I have this .png image in Gimp with transparent borders: Now I'd like to make the center circle transparent but I'm at a loss and can't find any instructions on-line. Any solution?
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Photoshop way of transferring layer's alpha “channel”

New Photoshop user trying it for the first time. I'm trying to get an inverted alpha "channel" but I can't. There are things I'm missing. Steps I took: Create sRGB 512 * 512 pixel document. ...
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Selecting overlayed colors/objects in Illustrator

I've created a (very) large image in illustrator, a portion of which is shown. There are numerous circles on top of each other with their transparencies set to multiply (so that Yellow over Cyan ...
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How to Establish Transparency That Subtracts From Lower Layers - Illustrator

For reference, I am using the livepaint tool to make a design, and I want to subtract an area from that livepaint using another livepaint. This is all fine and dandy, I just merge the livepaints or ...
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Cannot make text visible above a background in InDesign

I have small image frames and text frames under which I've added a page sized background image. I can bring the image frames to the front with no problem but the text refuses the show (the frame ...
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Adobe illustrator clipping mask & opacity mask

When I set opacity mask on image I don t now how to change only transparency on stroke and not entire selected field. I need stroke like on image
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Restoring transparency lost when a single color image was overlaid on white

I have an image that is a logo; a word written in a single solid color but the edge pixels of the letters originally had some transparency The original was lost and now all I have is a version of it ...
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How to adjusted opacity for part of a gradient in Photoshop

i am newbie. I have spent one day searching for solution and find nothing working... Maybe i am searching for wrong keywords. I am sorry if this is stupid question. Problem: Photoshop 2017 CC I am ...
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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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How to add transparency and radial gradient to a vector?

In a way to meet the Shutterstock guidelines I need to convert my Illustraton ai vector files to EPS 10 format. This conversion can create rasterised elements in an EPS10 files. Shutterstock does not ...

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