Free GIF background remover.

Make transparent GIFs using the GIF background remover from Adobe Express, your all-in-one AI content creation app. Swap in a new background, color schemes, and more when you’re done.

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How to remove the background of a GIF.

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1. Select.

Upload a GIF video from your device. For best results, pick one with a clear subject in the video.

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2. Remove.

Select Remove Background at the left of the menu and watch as the background is removed from your GIF.


3. Continue editing.

Download your new GIF to save, share, or keep editing in Adobe Express.

Let your subjects shine with the GIF background remover.

It’s easier than ever to make the background of your GIF transparent or replace it with a new background with Adobe Express. Once you’ve removed the background, use your new GIF across various designs and projects, distraction-free. When you’re done, save your new GIF to use wherever you like.

Download your new GIF.

Your new GIF is ready to go in seconds. After you’ve removed the background from your GIF, download it to your device or further customize it within Adobe Express. Add text, filter effects, graphics, and so much more. When you’re done, use the built-in Content Scheduler to publish your new GIF across all your social channels anytime.

Elevate your images with the transparent GIF background maker.

Edit your background-free GIF in Adobe Express to transform it into something new. Add in a solid color background sampled from the image in a complementary way. If you’re making a GIF with a funny message or congratulating a co-worker, choose from tons of Adobe Stock Fonts and add one-click animated effects to make your entire GIF move. The possibilities are endless after the GIF background remover frees up the subject of your image.

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.

Frequently asked questions.

Why should I use a GIF background remover?
The Adobe Express GIF background remover can remove the background so that your GIF is transparent in seconds. And, you don’t need any editing experience to do so. It’s free to use anytime, anywhere, on both your desktop and mobile device.
Do I need editing experience to use the background remover for GIFs?
No editing experience is needed. The Adobe Express all-in-one content creation app makes it easy to remove the background on a GIF and replace it with anything you want. Add it to a template or download it as is.
How do I make my GIF background transparent?
Removing the background using the GIF background remover tool will automatically make the background transparent. Place your newly edited image in any design you like.
Can I change the GIF’s background?
Yes, you can easily use the GIF background remover as a starting point to swap the background of a picture. Once the background has been removed, open the Adobe Express editor and add the image on a background of your choice, like a texture from Adobe Stock or scrapbook style color block.
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—including the PNG background remover—and much more. Visit our plans and pricing for details.