PNG stands for Portable Network Graphic, which is an image format that is usually used in web design. The biggest feature is transparency support. In another word, it provides a transparent background or a semi-transparent image.
Now, a lot of images are saved in PNG format, such as logos, icons, graphs, and more. This article will discuss what does transparent background PNG mean and how to remove background from images quickly.
How to Make PNG Background Transparent in Photoshop
Photoshop is a professional photo editor. It includes a wide range of image editing tools. Moreover, Adobe introduced new features into the latest version. According to our research, Photoshop 2020 has equipped a quick action called Remove Background, which utilizes AI to make PNG background transparent quickly.
Step 1:Fire up your Photoshop. Open a File Explorer, locate the target image, drag and drop it into the interface of the photo editor.
Step 2:After image loading, click the Properties icon at the top left side of the right panel. If you cannot find it, go to the Windows menu, and choose Properties.
Step 3:Go to the Quick Actions section and click the Remove Background button. It takes a while to recognize the object and delete the background.
Step 4:To get a better result, you can also use Magic Wand Tool on the Photoshop toolbar to select the left background. Then press the Delete key on your keyboard to remove it.
Step 5:Finally, go to the File menu on the top menu bar, select Export and Export As. On the popup dialog, pull down the format box, and select PNG. Set other options and click Export All.
How to Remove PNG Background on iPhone/Android
There is no way to remove the PNG background on a mobile device, either an iPhone or an Android phone. It means that you have to use a third-party background remover app. Background Eraser, for example, is available to both iOS and Android users to make PNG background transparent.
Step 1:Fire up the background remover app on your handset. Open a PNG image from your Gallery or Camera Roll.
Step 2:Tap the Crop tool at the bottom, and remove the background far away from the main object.
Step 3:Next, tap the Erase tool at the bottom, and choose Target Color. Touch the solid color on the background to remove it. To cancel an action, tap the Undo icon at the top of the screen. You can also adjust the Threshold slider to remove the PNG background color.
Step 4:Then, press the Target Area tool at the bottom and draw on the leftover background to remove it. Also, you can adjust the Threshold slider to refine the selection.
Step 5:Choose the Erase tool and remove the PNG background manually. Finally, save the image to your handset.