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Make Background Transparent

Get rid of unwanted backgrounds and make any image background transparent in just one click.
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The transparent background maker you’ve been looking for

With a full suite of image editing tools, Kapwing equips you with everything you need to remove the background of any image, photo, or picture in seconds. Make backgrounds transparent and leave it at that, or replace the background of the image with easy drag-and-drop functions. It hasn’t been this easy to create transparent backgrounds for free, until now.

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How to Make an Image Transparent

How to Make an Image Transparent
  1. Upload image
    Drag and drop a video file or paste its URL link to upload and get started.
  2. Make background transparent
    Select your video on the canvas, and find the video adjustment settings on the right-hand sidebar. Adjust the opacity, brightness, contrast, saturation, and blur of your video accordingly.
  3. Edit and export
    Make any final edits, then click “Export project” in the upper right-hand corner for Kapwing to process your enhanced video. Download a video file or share your own unique video URL link with anyone online.Make any final edits, then click “Export project” in the upper right-hand corner for Kapwing to process your enhanced video. Download a video file or share your own unique video URL link with anyone online.

Make images with transparent backgrounds for free

Create transparent images for logos, portraits, product demos, and more

Remove the backgrounds of images you want to use on other projects like product demos, social media posts, announcements, anything. In only one click, Kapwing automatically makes your background transparent so you can immediately download it or apply it to another piece of content you have.

Transparent backgrounds for major image formats

Kapwing supports most file types for images including JPEG, PNG, WebP, SVG, and more. Turn images into videos or GIFs. When you’re finished with your project, adjust your export settings to the correct output (JPEG, PNG, GIF, MP4) and you’ll have your final project ready to download.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I make my background transparent for free?

Rated 4.9 stars on Google with 4,500+ reviews, Kapwing is the best and most reliable tool to make any background transparent for free. Simply open Kapwing in your web browser on your phone, computer, or tablet, upload your image, and make the image background transparent in one click. It’s that simple.

How do I make sure my PNG background is transparent?

To make sure your image background is transparent, overlay it on top of another image or video. If the background of your image still shows on top of another layer, your background is not transparent. To fix this, use Kapwing’s transparent background tool to automatically remove the background of your image. Kapwing supports most major image formats including PNG, JPEG, HEIC, WebP, and more.

How do I make a white background transparent?

To make a white background transparent, you can manually erase the background with an image erase tool. The quickest and most efficient way to make a white background transparent is by using Kapwing’s “Magic Wand” or the automatic background remover tool.

Why does my PNG have a white background?

There are two reasons your PNG might have a white background: (1) your PNG is transparent, or (2) your image just has a white background. To check if your image is transparent, place it on top of a non-transparent canvas. If your image background is white and you want it to be transparent, we recommend using Kapwing’s transparent background maker to erase the background and make your image transparent in one click.

What's different about Kapwing?

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