Free AI background remover.

Instantly remove distracting backgrounds from photos with the AI background remover. Swap in a new background, add graphics, and more in Adobe Express, your all-in-one AI content creation app.

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Free AI background remover.

Instantly remove distracting backgrounds from photos with the AI background remover. Swap in a new background, add graphics, and edit them further in Adobe Express, your all-in-one AI content creation app.

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How to erase backgrounds with the AI background remover.

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1. Select.

Choose an image with a clear subject that does not overlap with anything else for the best results.

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2. Erase.

Upload your image to the AI background remover and watch your background disappear.


3. Continue editing.

Download your new image as a PNG file with a clear background to save, share, or keep editing in Adobe Express.

See what people are saying about Adobe Express.

I enjoy using the remove background feature in Adobe Express during my product launches! In just a few steps, I’m able to quickly remove the original background and add a fun one with my product."

Shelly Kim

Owner @ Letters by Shells

As a marketer who is always on the move. Adobe Express helps me to create fast, high quality content. Absolute endless features to enhance my creativity!"

Abs Ahlijah

Marketing & Content Coordinator @ Soul Session

The remove background image tool in Adobe Express saved me hours of tedious editing, effortlessly removing backgrounds and refining my images with just a few clicks."

Penuel Stanley-Zebulon

Student @ Pennsylvania State University

Do more with background-free images.

Make the subject your focal point with the free AI background remover, so you can drop your new image into various backgrounds and visual projects. Replace the background with tons of royalty-free Adobe Stock wallpapers and images to choose from or upload your own to make your project authentically yours. Take away distractions in a photo and put the spotlight on your subject with the AI background remover.

An easy-to-use AI background remover.

Removing the background from a photo has never been easier. Just upload your photo into the AI background remover, and your image will be ready to download in minutes. Publish your image across your social channels or continue to edit it in Adobe Express.

Endless photo possibilities start with the AI background remover.

Edit your background-free photo in Adobe Express in new and exciting ways. Add in a bold color background and build a DIY frame with graphic elements. Apply a filter or animate the subject of the photo to create a unique short video. Or, use the AI background remover on several images and combine them into one visual project for a collage-style effect.

Stand out with Adobe Express.

Adobe Express is your all-in-one AI content creation app to quickly and easily make impactful social posts, images, videos, flyers, presentations, documents, and more. Create standout content fast, regardless of skill level, with powerful generative AI, easy-to-use editing tools, thousands of customizable templates, and Adobe Stock design assets at your side.

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Start customizing with tons of templates and assets at your side.

How would your edited, transparent photo look on a book cover? What about an informational flyer or social media post? Use an Adobe Express template to kickstart your design, then personalize it with fonts, icons, GIFs, and, of course, your new dynamic photo. Elevate your designs quickly and easily with Adobe Express on your side.

Frequently asked questions.

Is the AI background remover easy to use?
Absolutely. The AI background remover is fast and easy to use and requires no design skills to get started. Simply upload your photo of choice and watch as your photo’s background becomes transparent in just a few taps.
Can I remove the background on my phone?
Yes. Open the AI background remover on your mobile device just as you would on desktop. All you need to do is upload an image, then download it after the background has been removed. The Adobe Express all-in-one content creation app makes it easy to remove the background on a photo and add it to any template of your choice.
How do I use the AI background remover to get a transparent background?
Removing the background from your photo using the AI background remover will automatically make the background transparent. Your new image will download as a PNG file, which typically shows your image with no background, so you can place your newly edited image in any Adobe Express project you like.

Can I change the photo’s background?

Yes, you can easily use the AI background remover tool as a starting point to change the background of a picture. Once the background has been removed, change the background in your photo by opening the full Adobe Express content creation app and add the image on a background of your choice, whether that’s a solid color, an Adobe Stock photo, or on top of another photo.
Can I use Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, we have a free plan available for anyone. Enjoy everything you need to stand out, including dozens of Quick Action tools, thousands of templates, photo editing and effects, and much more. Visit our plans and pricing for details.