Many times, you might want to change or replace the background of an image. In such situations, you can use Canva to remove the image background and replace the existing background with a new one. If you have a pro subscription to Canva, you can use this guide to remove the picture background within moments.
Let’s assume that you have an image with a noisy background, and you want to remove or replace the background with some other wallpaper or image or solid color. There are multiple methods to remove the image background within moments. For that, you can remove the background of a picture using Microsoft Word, GIMP, Paint 3D, etc. However, if you have the Canva Pro subscription, you do not need to go through complex steps to get the job done. With the help of Canva, you can easily remove the background of an image automatically. It uses an AI to erase the background, making the job effortless.
How to remove background from image in Canva
To remove image background using Canva, follow these steps:
- Open the Canva website and log in to your account.
- Click the Create a design button and choose the Edit photo option.
- Upload the desired image.
- Click on the Edit photo button.
- Click on the image and select the Edit image option.
- Click on the Background Remover option.
- Let it finish and click the Apply button.
- Download the image with the image background removed.
To learn more about these steps, continue reading.
At first, you need to open Canva’s official website and log in to your account. Then, click on the Create a design button visible on the top-right corner and select the Edit photo option.
After that, choose your image to upload and click on the Edit photo button.
Once the image is opened in the editing panel, click on the image and select the Edit image option.
Here you can find an option called Background Remover. You need to click on this option to remove the background.
Once you do that, it will take some time to remove the image background. After it is done, click on the Apply button.
However, if you want to remove another object from the image, choose the Erase option and use your mouse to remove it from the original image.
At last, you need to download the image with transparent background. For that, click on the three-dotted icon and select the PNG format from the File type drop-down list. Then, tick the Transparent background checkbox and click the Download button.
Read: How to remove background of an image using Microsoft PowerPoint
Why Canva cannot remove the background?
There could be multiple reasons why you can’t remove the background from an image using Canva. The Background Remover (or BG Remover) feature is present in Canva for Education, Canva Pro, Canva for Nonprofit users, and Canva for Teams only, and not in the free plan. Also, in 24 hours, you can remove background from up to 500 images. You must upload the supported images only (say JPG, PNG, etc.). In addition to that, the uploaded image size should be under 9MB. If any of these conditions are not met, you won’t be able to remove the image background.
How do I add a background in Canva after removing the background?
Using Canva, you can add a gradient background, solid color background, and image background. In the editor side panel, click the Background option. If you want to add a solid color background, then select a color tile. For a gradient background, search for gradient using the search bar, and then click on any of the search results. For adding an image background, upload an image and add it to your design, right-click the image, and either select Replace Background or Image as Background option.
That’s all! Hope this guide helped.
Read next: How to remove image background with InstantMask for Windows.