How to Remove Image Background: 3 Easy Ways To Get Rid Of Backgrounds In Your Photos

Removing the background from images used to be a daunting task. You had to use software like Photoshop and then use some complicated tools and to get a decent end result you would have to put in a lot of effort and time. But not anymore, because now we have online platforms that do the hard work for us, thanks to machine learning.

In this guide, we will tell you three methods that you can use on any device, be it a Android or iOS smartphone or a Mac and even a personal computer, which will help you remove the backgrounds from your images.

How to Remove Background from Picture

1. remove.bg: Remove background with one click

This method works on PC, Mac, and even Android smartphones (in app form). For PC and Mac:

  1. Open remove.bg in a browser.
  2. Either click Upload Image or alone drag an image on the web page.
  3. After a few seconds, you will end up with a decently separate photo. If you think the image is not properly separated, you can click Edit> Delete / Restore to make some finer adjustments.
  4. Click to download and select the destination to save your image.

This website is also available in the form of android app. It works in a similar way:

  1. Download and open the application.
  2. Tap Upload> give the app permission to access your images and files> Choose an image.
  3. Like the website, it will soon have a separate image. You can also make more precise adjustments by following the same steps as on the website.

Both the website and the app require a working internet connection to provide you with an edited image.

2. Background Erase ~ Stickers: Remove background from image on iPhone and iPad

Background erase ~ Stickers is a free app that removes photo backgrounds on iOS devices with minimal intervention and no watermarks. To use it:

  1. Download and open the application.
  2. Tap Upload a new photo> give the app permission to access your images> select a photo.
  3. Crop your photo so that only the subject remains in the frame, and then tap Done> Done> Save.

This application does not require a working internet connection.

3. Photoshop CC 20 removes the background from the image

If you want to remove the backgrounds from the images in Photoshop without using the Lasso tool or any other complicated action, now there is a comprehensive solution. Photoshop CC 2020 has its own machine learning feature called Adobe Sensei that helps you remove the background from an image with very few clicks. To test it:

  1. Open Photoshop> File> Load an Image.
  2. Click on Window> Properties.
  3. Here you will find an option called Remove background. Click that will remove the background from your image.
  4. You can add another background using another layer or save the image by clicking File> Save As> .png image format.
  5. You can then choose how much compression you want.

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