Transparent Image Tool Banner

Online Transparent Image Maker

Make your image blend seamlessly with any project with Canva's transparent image background tool. Try it once for free and produce a versatile photo for use across different platforms. Upload an image file, remove the background in one click, and download it instantly as a transparent PNG.

or drop it here

How to make an image transparent

Make images transparent for greater flexibility

Make your image's background transparent with Background Remover

Unlock unlimited design possibilities by making your photo background transparent using Canva’s transparent image maker. Get rid of unwanted distractions, highlight key elements, and layer images effortlessly. Whether crafting a logo, designing a presentation, or developing your website, take advantage of transparent image backgrounds and create designs that truly stand out. Try it once for free.

Adjust results for a custom finish

Adjust the brush size when you restore or remove elements in your image

Use our transparent image maker once for free to fine-tune every detail of your image. Restore essential foreground elements with simple brush strokes, or remove any background fragments for a cleaner look. Whether polishing your product images or layering photos with text and shapes for social media, make every image work for you with greater control in our online transparent background tool.

Make the most of your transparent images

Download your image as PNG

Make your images transparent to maximize your design potential. Alter, resize, or reposition your photo without worrying about background elements affecting your edits. Transparent image backgrounds blend smoothly with any theme or color scheme, ensuring your visuals always hit the mark. Try our transparent image maker once for free and produce imagery that brings your creative vision to life.

How to make an image transparent

How to make an image transparent

Open Canva on a web browser or the app. Start a new design project by opening a blank layout or choosing a ready-made template.

Select your image file from your device or drag and drop it onto the page. Canva will automatically turn your image into an editable design.

Select your image in the online editor and click Edit photo. Under the Tools section, click BG Remover to remove the image background in seconds. Select Configure to adjust the background and foreground for a cleaner, more polished look.

Do more with your image using our intuitive photo editor. Add text, apply image enhancements, or select Transparency and use the slider to give your picture that instant soft overlay effect.

Save your image once for free as a high-resolution PNG file with a transparent background. Add your new image to your marketing collaterals, apply it to your presentations, or use it in any design on Canva.

Frequently Asked Questions

Remove the background to any art or picture you have on your layout by clicking BG Remover in our online editor. Then, download your transparent image background once for free in PNG format. Note that this feature is free to use up to a one-time limit. If you need to use the tool more than once, consider upgrading to Pro for unlimited access to our powerful background removal tool.

Yes, you can remove the background of a video by upgrading to Pro. With a Pro account, you can access more advanced editing tools like our Video Background Remover, allowing you to easily make professional and visually appealing video content for your personal and business needs.

Transparent images usually come in a PNG file format since it allows one to set the image and color pixels to remove its background. You can get transparent PNG images from online stock photo libraries or try our transparent image maker once for free! Remove the background and download your picture once as a transparent PNG.

Convert any art, image, text, color, or background into transparency with our slider tool. Achieve a transparent effect as you slowly remove the solid color of a graphic. Click Transparency in the toolbar above the online editor. Adjust how transparent the element in your layout will be by manually moving the slider or setting the numbers between 100 and zero. The closer it reaches zero, the more the color fades and becomes transparent.
Quotation mark
@canva is simply outstanding as a tool to create designs. Using Canva is such a seamless experience that once you sit down to design, you don't feel like getting up. It's addictive and useful. Keep going Canva. I use Canva every day – I couldn’t do my job without it. The ability to style logos is my favorite feature.


Explore more Photo Editor features