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Instantly clean up pictures online with Magic Eraser

It’s easy to remove unwanted objects or erase people from photos. Clean up your travel shots, let your products shine, or polish your next Instagram post. Brush over distractions to instantly remove them with Canva Pro's Magic Eraser.

A photo eraser that works like magic

Brush over an object to remove it from your image

Canva Pro’s image eraser makes the once-tricky process of removing unwanted objects from photos super simple. Select the Magic Eraser tool from the photo editor, brush over the object, and watch your distraction be auto-magically removed, so your subject can stand out and shine.

Seamlessly add or replace objects in your image

Remove and replace an object from your image

Want to erase something from a photo and replace it with another object instead? Magic Edit(opens in a new tab or window) lets you replace or add new objects like they’ve always been a part of your image. Add a palm tree to your beach photo, replace the picture on the wall, or add birds to the sky. Just brush over the area you want to edit, type what you want to see, and watch the magic unfold.

Get creative with your cleaned up photo

Easily edit and remove an object from your image

Not only can you use our photo editor to remove an object from your image—you can also use it to crop(opens in a new tab or window), rotate(opens in a new tab or window), and resize your picture, adjust its color and texture, and add effects(opens in a new tab or window) and filters. Whatever you’re editing for, create perfect pictures every time. Editing a photo for your social media campaign? Add filters that match your brand’s aesthetic. Creating an addition to your black-and-white portfolio? Easily adjust the contrast and saturation or make every image work for you with greater control in our online transparent background tool(opens in a new tab or window). Want to make something more creative? Use it in a design to personalize your photo with customizable templates, stickers(opens in a new tab or window), icons(opens in a new tab or window), text(opens in a new tab or window), frames(opens in a new tab or window), and more from our extensive elements library. Show them you mean business and fine-tune your slides before converting PPT to PDF(opens in a new tab or window) online.

How to remove something from a picture

How to remove something from a picture
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Log in to your Canva account and upload an image for picture cleanup in the photo editor. JPEG, PNG, HEIC/HEIF, WEBP, and SVG images are supported.

Select your photo, tap Edit Image, then click on Magic Eraser from the Tools menu. Toggle your brush size according to the size of the object you want to remove. Then, paint over the specific object, and wait a few moments for the editor to complete the object removal from your photo.

After you erase the object from your photo, finish off your brand-new image by enhancing its coloring and texture with the editor’s easy-to-use adjustment sliders. You can also add trendy visual effects and unique filters to really make your photo pop.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can remove objects from photos when there are distractions or blemishes in your image that take away the focus from your subject. The good thing is that you don’t have to spend hours trying to edit your image manually. Upload your picture in our photo editor and click on Magic Eraser to let you remove an object from a photo online with a simple brush stroke.

To remove shadows from your pictures, just use Magic Eraser to paint over them and wait for the editor to erase them automatically from your image. You can adjust the brush size depending on how big or small the shadow is. You can also use our image eraser to remove people from photos or for picture clean up.

Yes! It’s easy, too—just download our app on your iOS device to access our photo editor. Upload your photo by pressing the plus icon at the bottom of the screen. Then from the editor, head to the Effects panel and use Magic Eraser on your photo. With your brush, draw over the objects you want to remove from your image and have the editor render your newly cleaned-up photo.

Our premium Magic Eraser tool for photos lets you edit your photos to look cleaner and more focused with a simple brush stroke. It’s within the photo editor, so aside from using our photo eraser tool to clean up pictures, you can adjust the coloring, add filters and effects, or crop and rotate your image. No need to jump onto another editor!

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