Adobe Photoshop is a powerful video editor, and we all know what it is capable of. We can easily remove an image background or any sort of text from images and make changes as we like. Unfortunately, it is an expensive and complicated tool which is way too difficult for beginners to use it. Therefore, many people look for alternatives.
In this article, we will discuss the tools and applications that we can use besides Photoshop to remove image backgrounds. We will go through the step-by-step method of using different tools.
Part 1. How to Remove Image Backgrounds Without Photoshop in 1 Click [Editor's Choice]
iMyFone MarkGo is the simplest alternative to Adobe Photoshop for removing image backgrounds. It is a watermark addition and removing tool, but it has a new feature to remove the background of an image. With just 1-Click, the background can be removed from any image. Let us see how we can do it with iMyFone MarkGo.
Wonderful Features of iMyFone MarkGo
User-friendly, without any technical knowledge required to remove image background in just one single click.
Easy to remove image background or watermark for videos and pics, with no traces at all.
Free to try the remover, during which you can check the compatibility.
Able to add watermark for up tp 100 pics in batch for copyright considerations.
Step 1: iMyFone MarkGo is a paid tool, and users have to pay for its services. But for free, you can download the trial version to get familiar with the features and capability of the tool. It is available for both Windows and macOS. Install the tool and open it. It will display different options for editing.
Step 2: We are talking about the background removal of an image. Click on "Remove Image Background". Then import or browse an image by clicking on "Add photo".
Step 3: After browsing the image, you can simply click on "Remove Now" to remove the background.
Step 4: You can now export the image by clicking on the "Export" option at the bottom right corner of the MarkGo.
Part 2. How to Erase Text/Background from Photos without Photoshop Using Online Tools
For people that don't want to download any tool or application on their PC and smartphones, online tools are best for them. They work pretty well and do not have requirements. But people need to be very selective when choosing an online platform because some might have some restrictions regarding file size and watermark. Here, we have listed a few online tools that one can easily enjoy and erase background or text from photos.
1) Remove.bg - Nice Choice for Pictures of People
The first online tool to erase text or background is remove.bg. It is a tool for beginners and is pretty easy to use. You don't have to be an expert editor to use it.
The developers have developed an automatic background selection tool that selects and removes the background itself. You just need to upload the image, and the background will be erased automatically. Let us see how we can use this online tool.
Step 1: Go to the website. On the homepage of the website, you will see an option of "Upload Image". Click on it and browse the image from your computer.
Step 2: The online tool will import the image and process it for a few seconds. It will detect the background and foreground objects. The background will be removed automatically. You don't need to select the background.
Step 3: After the removal of the background, a download page will open. Here, you can download the image easily by clicking on the "Download" option. But to download an HD image, you need to spend one credit as per website policy.
2) Clipping Magic – For More Detail
Clipping Magic is another online tool that magically removes the background of the image. You just need to upload or drag and drop the image. The background will be removed without any trouble or hassle. Let us see how this tool works and how we can remove the background with it.
Step 1: Firstly, go to the website. You will see different uploading options here. You can either drag and drop, upload the image or even paste the URL of the image here.
Step 2: Once the image is uploaded, the clipping magic will process it. After a few seconds, the background will be removed, and only the object will remain.
Step 3: You will have the options of "Hair Tool", "Scalpel Tool", and "Eraser Tool" to precisely cut out the object from the image. This website is more precise than others because it has additional editing key effect features.
Step 4: Download the image by clicking on the "Download" option. This website only allows low file size downloads. If you want to enjoy the full features of the website, then you have to buy credits monthly.
3) Unscreen-Remove GIF Backgrounds
Unscreen is an online tool that is unlike other tools because it allows the user to remove the background of a GIF. Let us see how we can use this tool to remove the background of a GIF.
Step 1: Go to unscreen.com. Here you will see an option to "Upload Clip". Click on this option and browse the GIF from your PC. Make sure that the clip is in the form of a GIF.
Step 2: The website will process the GIF and take a few seconds to remove the background. The GIF will then be displayed after the removal of the background.
Step 3: The download option will be displayed; you can download the GIF, animated PNG, or single frames as per your liking. You can also add another background if you want by clicking on "Change Background".
Part 3. How to Delete Text from Photos without Photoshop Using Apps?
There are many applications available that one can use to remove the background or any kind of text from photos. Photoshop is not the only solution to this query. In this part of the article, we are going to discuss a few applications that are easy to use and can help you to delete text from photos. Let us get straight into it and see how it can remove text from photos.
1) TouchRetouch - Remove Pimples besides Texts
TouchRetouch is a paid app that you can download from the Play Store. You have to pay for it to enjoy its features. It has many different tools, including Clone Stamp, Object Removal, Quick Repair, and Line Removal. We can remove any type of background or text from the image using the background removal tool, and it also blends in the pixels to look natural. Let us see what steps go into removing texts from the image.
Step 1: Go to the Play Store and download the app after purchasing it. Let the application install and then open it.
Step 2: Click on "Albums" and choose the image from which you want to remove the text. After uploading the image, you will see different editing effects. We can use "Quick Repair" or "Object Removal" to remove text from the image. Click on the "Object Removal" tool and tap on the brush to mark the text area. Then tap on "Go" to remove the text from the image.
Step 3: To save the image without the text, tap on "Export" at the top right corner of the screen.
2) Snapseed - Choice for Multifunctional Background Removing
Snapseed is another application that people use to edit photos on their smartphones. It is a small application in file size, but it works like a charm. Snapseed can also help the user to remove any background object. It has a very effective tool called the "Healing tool" that not only removes the object or text but also applies blemish effects to it.
Step 1: It is a free application that you can easily download from the Play Store. Install and open the app
Step 2: Tap the big "+" button to import the picture. After importing the picture, tap "Tools" on the bottom of the screen. It will display multiple tools but as we want to remove text from the image, tap on "Healing".
Step 3: After tapping on this healing tool, move your fingers to the text area. As soon as you lift your fingers off the screen, that portion will be removed, and the background will be blended in.
Step 4: Then tap on the "Tick" option and then tap on export to save the image. You can either export this image to the gallery or share this on another app.
The reason we are talking about removing backgrounds without Photoshop is that we know that Photoshop is a little complex for new users. We want to make it easy for the users to be able to remove the background of any image. There are many online tools as well as phone applications that one can use to remove any kind of background of an image. However, iMyFone MarkGo is a tool that one can use on both Windows and macOS and remove any kind of object from the image background. The user can first use the trial version and then decide if he wants to continue using this effective tool.