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Check if your file meets the upload requirements. Images with transparent backgrounds like logos and illustrations should be in PNG format to allow transparency.

tip: Remove image backgrounds with a Canva Pro or Canva for Enterprise subscription to make them transparent. It’s also available with a Canva for Education or Canva for Nonprofits account status.

Here’s how to upload:

  1. Create or open an existing design from the homepage.
  2. Open the Uploads tab in the editor side panel.
  3. Click Upload an image or video.
  4. Choose the file to upload, and click Open. You can also drag and drop the files directly from your computer folder into the editor to upload them.
  5. Wait for the upload to finish. Click to add them to your design.

You can find all uploaded media in your Uploads folder, where you can manage them.

Free Canva accounts can store up to 1GB of uploads. Canva Pro, Canva for Education, and Canva for Nonprofits accounts can store up to 100GB. Canva for Enterprise accounts have unlimited storage.

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