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Remove image background

Easily remove backgrounds from images with a Canva Pro or Canva for Enterprise subscription:

  1. Create or open an existing design.
  2. Select the image you want to edit.
  3. Click Effects from the editor toolbar.
  4. Click Background Remover from the side panel.
note: Note: Background Remover works on images from the Canva library and from your Uploads.

Add effects to images

Apply effects to your images in a few clicks:

  1. Create or open an existing design.
  2. Select the image you want to edit.
  3. Click Effects from the editor toolbar.
  4. If this is your first time using Effects, select the app you want to use. Click Connect to add it to your account.
  5. Once connected, browse the effect presets. Click on a preset to use it.
  6. Once the effect is applied to the image, click on the preset tile again for adjustment options. Options will vary per preset.
  7. Click Apply to save changes, or Cancel to remove the effect from the image.

Effects only work on flat images. They cannot be applied to vectors or Canva elements.

note: Applied effects are merged to images and cannot be removed. Click Undo above the editor to undo the applied effect.

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