Free transparent background maker.

Easily remove the background of your photo and make the background transparent using Adobe Express, your all-in-one AI content creation app.

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Free transparent background maker.

Easily remove the background of your photo and make the background transparent using Adobe Express, your all-in-one AI content creation app.

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How to make an image transparent.

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1. Select.

For best results, choose an image where the subject has clear edges with nothing overlapping.

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2. Remove.

Upload your image to remove the background in an instant automatically.


3. Continue editing.

Download your new image as a PNG file with a transparent background to save, share, or keep editing.

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Make images with transparent backgrounds for free.

The remove background tool allows you to highlight the subject of your photo and create a transparent background to place your new image into a variety of new designs and destinations. Place it on a colored backdrop or add a new background to put your subject in a completely new environment.

Create transparent backgrounds in just a few taps.

Take the background out of a picture faster than ever. It’s as easy as selecting your image, uploading it to our free transparent background tool, and instantly downloading right to your device. Publish your image across all your digital channels and social media platforms to share with your audience. Or, continue to edit your image to perfection using the free Adobe Express app.

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Do more with your transparent background image.

Removing the background of your image for a bigger project? Unleash your creativity with the photo editing capabilities and design tools from Adobe Express. Add a shape crop to frame your newly cropped photo, apply filters, or add GIFs and animation for a dynamic design. There are countless ways to create a compelling image for any printed or digital format.

Stand out with Adobe Express.

Bring your imagination to life with Adobe Express, your all-in-one AI content creation app. From social posts to videos and flyers to presentations, it's quick and easy to create impactful designs with tons of Adobe Stock design assets, powerful generative AI, and a library of customizable templates right at your fingertips.

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Hundreds of thousands of templates and assets to start customizing today.

Turn your newly edited image into a stunning flyer, social post, album cover, profile photo, and unlimited other designs. Explore the Adobe Express template library to get started. Then, add other pre-loaded design assets, fonts, icons, or GIFs to personalize your image. There are endless creative opportunities to elevate your designs.

Frequently asked questions.

What is the maximum allowed image size for transparent background?
The maximum image upload size for the transparent background maker is 17 MB.
Can I add a transparent background image to another image?
Absolutely. Edit further using the full Adobe Express app on your desktop or mobile device. Make collages, profile pictures, product photos, and so much more using your new transparent background image.
Can I make social media icons with a transparent background?
Open your transparent background image in the full Adobe Express app to make edits like, crop, resize, add a filter, and more – easily transforming any image into a social media icon.
Can I blur the background of an image with Adobe Express?
Quickly and easily blur the background of your image with the free blur background tool from Adobe Express. Combine your transparent background and blurred background images into stunning designs.
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.