UI Tools: Make Image Transparent by Removing Image Background

Updated on: June 17, 2013

Image can tell thousands of words, but what if image contain messy background? Well we simply ignore it, isn't it ? The images are footprints of any article/story. We always prefer to use proper images to convey our long message in short. This is the power of Jpeg,Png & Gif images.We know because of tools like Photoshop, Corel draw etc. images are changing their avatars. Its only applicable if you know how to use these tools.

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We Googled lots of queries about image modification & all, recently while designing a web site I was encountered with an issue where I wanted to remove some part of existing image background, but due to lack of UI  expertise I failed to do same. I know how to remove image background using photoshop but its tedious task for me to install such a heavy application on my machine, so I preferred to go with an online solution.

Clipping Magic and LunaPic  are two great online image modification tools which help me a lot to remove image background without photoshop. I personally used both tools and they work like charm 🙂

Why to use Clipping Magic and LunaPic :

1. Easy way to make image transparent with few clicks.

2. No need of heavy image editing tool like PhotoShop, Gimp & Corel Draw etc.

3. Everything is online, quick & optimised result.

4. Instant output preview in same window.

1. Clipping Magic :

Clipping magic is awesome web-application which will easily remove background with few quick steps.

Step 1. Upload your image into web-application.

Step 2. Your image will render in console and It will split into two sections, operational section & output section. In operational section we have to mark foreground and background using RED and GREEN brush tool.

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Step 3. GREEN brush use to mark foreground area of image, which will remain as it is after processing. RED brush use to highlight background of image which will be remove after processing of image.

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Step 4. Clipping magic have more options to optimise your image using blur, zooming and refining tools, you save your image output into  .png format, It has an option to share direct link of image via email. This feature help us if image size is large/MB's.

2. LunaPic :

This is another web based full functional image editor having numerous functionality like photoshop. I can say its online photoshop on go. LunaPic have very simple and dedicated web interface from which it will perform various operations on images.

To make image transparent in luna pic app. we just have to provide raw image and it will automatically clip background portion of image instantly.

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Features of LunaPic:

1. It has simple UI & required less interaction.

2. Ability to save output image into various formats.

3. LuncaPic can generate embed code of output image & it will save it into your account.

4. You can share your image via social media like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ etc.

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I hope you this tool will help you in your productivity work. Really these tools are time save tools with more optimise results.

Let us know if you know such kind of tools,it will help our readers to choose best out of them.

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Post Tags: #Clipping Magic #lunapic #remove background image #transparent image maker
Saurabh Mukhekar
Saurabh Mukhekar is a Professional Tech Blogger. World Traveler. He is also thinker, maker, life long learner, hybrid developer, edupreneur, mover & shaker. He's captain planet of BlogSaays and seemingly best described in rhyme. Follow Him On Facebook

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  1. Great article, Saurabh! These tools are really useful for web and graphic designers. Looking forward to more articles about UI/UX design.

  2. Nice tools Saurabh. Even though I use Photoshop for this purpose, but these tools look to be very good alternatives.

  3. very nice hit for web design features, means how to provide great transparency for any image, u show some creative image transperency tools to perfect view.

    1. Yup its great tools, this will save your time and increase productivity.
      When we use photoshop or other editor to make transparent image then it takes lots of time,this process is much faster !

  4. Hi,

    Transparent images are very useful for applying the any kind of background as lobo.It is very best took and not distorting the theme

  5. Hey Saurabh,

    This is a good to create the image transparent. It seems that tool is very easy to use and it makes a image too.Thanks saurabh 🙂

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