Wednesday, February 8, 2012

GIMP - remove white background from an image


If you snapshot an image using snipping tool, you may have a white background.
When you embed your image into your website, the white background will be shown.
This is because the background is not transparent.

You can use GIMP photo tool to fix this. File->Open to open your image. Click colors at the top menu and select "Color to Alpha". A new window pop ups. Select white color (HTML color code is #ffffff) to alpha and save your image, which have a transparent background.

I snapshot an image from the free logo website:
http://www.freelogoservices.com

Before white background processing:

After removing white background from the image using GIMP

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