How can I remove the background from my images?
To ensure that only the design element(s) are printed, we recommend removing the image background unless it is an integral part of your design. You can do this directly in our Product Creator using the built-in background removal tool, or you can use an image editing program.
Background removal tool in the Product Creator
Our Product Creator offers a background removal tool for JPEG or PNG images, including Shutterstock and AI-generated images. Choose the “Quick remove” option for automatic background removal. Note that there is a daily limit of 3 “Quick remove” attempts per account, which resets after 24 hours.
If additional removal is needed, select the brush tool to manually remove parts of the image (not available for Shutterstock images).
Our “Quick remove” tool works best when used with images where the edges of the objects and the background are well-defined. In other cases, we recommend using the manual removal tool.
Other background removal tools
Here are some free alternative options:
- Adobe Photoshop Express: This is a free online image editor that is perfect for simple images.
- GIMP: It is a free, open-source image editing program that requires installation (find an image removal tutorial here).
- Photopea: This is another free online image editor and an alternative to Adobe Photoshop (image removal tutorial here).
- Fotor: Fotor is an online image editor with a free trial available, serving as an alternative to Adobe Photoshop.
Additionally, if you prefer professional assistance, you can consider hiring a graphic designer for a one-time job through platforms like Fiverr.