Clear the way for beautiful photos.
Beautiful images created with a stock photo background just sing. These backgrounds give way to a model or product that comes to life. That is unless the background is too opaque, or over-shiny.
Lately, transparent backgrounds have risen in popularity. These backgrounds allow customers to see the label or packaging a product is attached to.
Are you searching for how to make a transparent background? Keep reading to learn the best tips to get the most out of your visuals.
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1. Use Microsoft PowerPoint
If you need to create a transparent background, open PowerPoint and create a new slide. Select the Insert tab, then click on the Shapes drop-down menu.
Click on the rectangle shape and draw it on the slide. With the rectangle selected, click on the Format tab. In the Format tab, click on the Shape Fill drop-down menu and select the Picture or texture fill option.
Click on the Insert Picture button and select the image you want to use. Under the Picture Tools Format tab, click on the Recolor button.
Choose the Set Transparent Color option and click the color in the image that you want to make transparent. The image should now have a transparent background.
2. Use Adobe Photoshop
There are a few things you need to do to make a transparent background in Adobe Photoshop. You need to create a new layer by going to Layer > New > Layer. Once you have done this, you need to select the layer you want to make transparent and click on the ‘Add Layer Mask’ icon at the bottom of the Layers panel.
You can go to Layer > Layer Mask > Reveal All. This will add a white mask to your layer, which you need to invert by going to Image > Adjustments > Invert.
You should now see a black background with your subject in the foreground. All you need to do now is use a brush tool to paint over the areas you want to make transparent. Once you have done this, you should be able to see the layers beneath.
3. Use Online Tools
Most online tools that offer the ability to create a transparent background require the use of a special URL. To create one using online tools, you will need to first find an online tool that offers this feature.
Once you have found an online tool that offers the ability to create a transparent background, you will need to follow the instructions on how to use the tool. Once you have followed the instructions on how to use the online tool, you should then be able to create a transparent background.
Learn How to Make a Transparent Background
To make a transparent background, you’ll need to know how to use an image editor. There are many online tutorials that can show you how to do this.
With a little practice, you’ll be able to create stunning images with transparent backgrounds. So why not give it a try? You might be surprised at how easy it is.
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