Erase the background from images for free.

Easily erase backgrounds from your images using Adobe Express, your all-in-one AI content creation app. No design experience needed.

Upload your photo

Erase the background from images for free.

Easily erase backgrounds from your images using Adobe Express, your all-in-one AI content creation app. No design experience needed.

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Upload your photo

File must be JPEG, JPG or PNG and up to 40MB

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How to erase image backgrounds.

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1. Select.

For best results, select an image where the subject is well-defined and nothing overlaps the edges.

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2. Erase.

Upload your image and watch as your image’s background is erased.


3. Continue editing.

Download your new image with an erased 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."

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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!"

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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."

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Student @ Pennsylvania State University

Erase image backgrounds fast.

Upload your photo to the background eraser and watch the background disappear behind your subject. With a transparent background, you can use your photo nearly anywhere – on top of new photos, new backgrounds, and within stunning borders. Unleash your creativity when you erase your image background with Adobe Express.

Replace your photo background.

Removing the background from a photo has never been easier. Just upload your image to erase the background, and your photo will be ready to download. Edit your photo even further if you’d like. Try placing your new transparent photo on top of the ready-to-use backgrounds available in Adobe Express. Browse through categories related to nature, abstract patterns, fashion, and more. Or use the editor to make your own.

Erase picture backgrounds and download instantly.

After uploading your PNG or JPG file, your transparent image will be ready to download. Share it with co-workers or friends so they can use the image. Or upload several images to remove the background to combine and create a collage.

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 one-of-a-kind 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.

Use your edited, transparent photo anywhere. Add it to a poster or flyer to promote your cause. Or on a mood board to brainstorm your next big project. Use an Adobe Express template to kickstart your design, then customize it with fonts, icons, and GIFs. Elevate your designs quickly and easily with Adobe Express on your side.

Frequently asked questions.

Is it easy to use the background eraser?
Our image background eraser is quick and easy to use, and doesn’t require any design skills. Best of all, it’s free to use anytime, anywhere, whether you’re erasing image backgrounds from your mobile device or desktop.
Can I erase image backgrounds on my phone?
Absolutely. To erase image backgrounds from your phone, open the background remover from your device, upload an image, and download your new image with its background erased.
How do I make the background clear?
When you remove the background from your image, it becomes transparent automatically. The image will be saved as a PNG file, which supports transparency, allowing you to overlay your edited image onto any background of your choice.
After I erase the background from my image, can I change the background?
Once you’ve removed the background from a picture, swap out the background in your photo by opening the full Adobe Express editor. Choose from tons of Adobe Stock images and backgrounds to replace your new background or upload your own.
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.