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How to make a photo transparent with PaintShop? | Quickly & Easily

If you want to make your photo transparent, you’ve come to the right place. This post is going to show you how to do it with PaintShop Pro.

What is PaintShop Pro?

PaintShop Pro is a professional image editing tool. It has a simplified user interface that is easy to use even for a computer newbie. More importantly, you can try it FREE for 30 days. If you don’t have the PaintShop Pro on your computer, you can download it from the PaintShop Pro official website and then install it.

Try these methods:

Here are 3 ways to make a photo transparent with PaintShop Pro. You may not have to try them all. Just choose the one you need.

  1. Use the Eraser tool in PaintShop Pro
  2. Run the PNG Optimizer
  3. Configure the Palette settings

Method 1: Use the Eraser tool in PaintShop Pro

One quick method to make your photo transparent is using the Eraser tool in PaintShop Pro. Follow the instructions below:

1) Run PaintShop Pro.

2) Click the File tab, and then click Open.

3) Select the photo you want to edit, and then click Open.

4) Click the Eraser tool, and then check the box next to Smart edge.

5) Click and drag around the area of the image you want to make transparent.

6) Click the File tab, and then click Save As.

7) Click the box next to Save as type, and then select PNG Portable Network Graphics (*png).

8) Click Save.

9) Open the saved file to check if your photo is set to transparent.

Hope this method helped.

Method 2: Run the PNG Optimizer

Another way to make your photo background transparent is using the PGN Optimizer. Here is how to do it:

1) Run PaintShop Pro.

2) Click the File tab, and then click Open.

3) Select the photo you want to edit, and then click Open.

4) Click the arrow icon next to the Slection Tools icon, and then select Smart Selection Brush.

5) On your keyboard, press and hold the Shift key, and then click and drag around the area of the image you want to make transparent.

To select more, on your keyboard, hold the Shift key and drag around the object you want to select.
To select less, on your keyboard, hold the Ctrl key and drag around the object you want to remove.

6) On your keyboard, press the Del key.

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7) Click the File tab, and then click Save As.

8) Click Options.

9) Click Run Optimizer.

10) Click the Transparency tab, and then click Single color transparency.

11) Click Inside the current selection, and then click OK.

12) Click Save.

13) Open the saved file to check if your photo is set to transparent.

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Hope this works for you.

Method 3: Configure the Palette settings

You can also make your photo transparent by configuring the Palette settings. Here is how to do it:

1) Run PaintShop Pro.

2) Click the File tab, and then click Open.

3) Select the photo you want to edit, and then click Open.

4) Click the arrow icon next to the Selection Tools icon, and then select Smart Selection Brush.

5) On your keyboard, press and hold the Shift key, and then click and drag around the area of the image you want to make transparent.

To select more, on your keyboard, hold the Shift key and drag around the object you want to select.
To select less, on your keyboard, hold the Ctrl key and drag around the object you want to remove.

6) On your keyboard, press the Del key.

7) Click the Image tab. Then click Palette and Set Palette Transparency.

8) Click OK.

9) Click the button next to Set the transparency value to the current background color. Then, click OK.

10) Click the File tab, and then click Save As.

11) Click Save.

12) Open the saved file to check if your photo is set to transparent.

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Hopefully, you would find this post useful and easy to follow. Please leave a comment below if you have any questions or suggestions.

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