Replace Background

Quickly remove a background or replace it with a preset option, color, or any other photo. 

It's simple with the Replace Background Guided Edit.


See how easy it is

Watch the Replace Background Guided Edit in action

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Select your photo.

Open your photo in Guided mode. Select Special Edits and click Replace Background.

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Select your subject.

Click the Select Subject button to automatically select your subject.

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Choose a new background.

  • Click Import a photo to add a photo as the new background.
  • Click Preset to add one of the background presets.
  • Click None to make a transparent background.
  • Click Color to add a color as the background.
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Refine your selection.

If necessary, refine your selection by clicking Refine Edge Brush and paint over the foreground to refine the edges.

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Frequently asked questions.

Photoshop Elements 2024 is photo editing software for anyone who wants to edit and create with their photos. It’s a one-time purchase that doesn’t require a subscription. It offers:

•  Easy editing with automation and AI

•  Step-by-step guidance for editing and creating

•  Fun ways to make and share creations, effects, prints, and gifts

•  An Organizer to easily categorize and find your photos

•  Web and mobile companion apps (English-only beta)


Adobe Sensei AI technology* powers automated options in Photoshop Elements 2024 to make things easy, and there’s always room to add your personal touch. Learn more

No, it’s a one-time purchase. A subscription is not required.

    • Photoshop Elements is designed for consumers who are just getting started with photo editing and want an easy way to organize, edit, create, and share their photos. Automated options deliver great results to enjoy as is or use as a starting point for creative exploration. Photoshop Elements is offered as a one-time purchase — no subscription required.

    • Photoshop is the professional standard for creating compelling images and designs.

If you like to take and share videos and photos, get the bundle to:

    • Use a common Organizer for easy access to all your videos and photos.

    • Edit and share videos and photos together in creative ways.

    • Get a great value. Learn more

Yes, you can download a free, full-featured 30-day trial. Once the trial period ends, you can purchase right from the trial software so you don’t have to download and install it again.

You can start with visiting our FAQ page for more information.