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BRASS CLASS
How to convert
graphics with a solid
white background to
being transparent
LET’S LOSE THE WHITE BACKGROUND!
Introduction
It’s annoying when you are preparing a killer proposal and
the client’s lo...
Install the software
paint.net is our freeware tool of choice;
 http://www.getpaint.net/download.html
Installation is e...
Meet paint.net
The tool you need is the Magic Wand
Let’s open the graphic we want to fix
There it is – our .jpg file
Ready to remove the white background?
Click on the magic wand tool
Click the white then hit the delete key
Voila – the white is gone – well almost….
Repeat the procedure with the enclosed white still
there – Use CTRL key for mult...
All of the white is gone – now to save the
graphic as a transparent PNG .png file
Go to the file menu and click on save as
Save as a .png format
Options to save your transparent .png file
Experiment – 8-bit is smaller file size, 24-bit
has the background. Auto-detect is best
Before and after
Oops I forgot the last “o”
Mike Ryan
info@brassrazoo.com.au
http://www.brassrazoo.com.au
LinkedIn
http://au.linkedin.com/in/mikeryanbrassrazoo
We foc...
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Brass class remove_white_background_make_graphic_transparent

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This simple tutorial will help you make your images with white backgrounds transparent. It describes how you can take a logo or product image with a white background and convert it to transparent.

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Brass class remove_white_background_make_graphic_transparent

  1. 1. BRASS CLASS How to convert graphics with a solid white background to being transparent
  2. 2. LET’S LOSE THE WHITE BACKGROUND! Introduction It’s annoying when you are preparing a killer proposal and the client’s logo is in a .jpg format. This means it has a white background – fine if you are working with a standard document but not if the background is coloured. Here’s an example;
  3. 3. Install the software paint.net is our freeware tool of choice;  http://www.getpaint.net/download.html Installation is easy for beginners
  4. 4. Meet paint.net
  5. 5. The tool you need is the Magic Wand
  6. 6. Let’s open the graphic we want to fix
  7. 7. There it is – our .jpg file
  8. 8. Ready to remove the white background? Click on the magic wand tool
  9. 9. Click the white then hit the delete key
  10. 10. Voila – the white is gone – well almost…. Repeat the procedure with the enclosed white still there – Use CTRL key for multiple selections
  11. 11. All of the white is gone – now to save the graphic as a transparent PNG .png file
  12. 12. Go to the file menu and click on save as
  13. 13. Save as a .png format
  14. 14. Options to save your transparent .png file
  15. 15. Experiment – 8-bit is smaller file size, 24-bit has the background. Auto-detect is best
  16. 16. Before and after Oops I forgot the last “o”
  17. 17. Mike Ryan info@brassrazoo.com.au http://www.brassrazoo.com.au LinkedIn http://au.linkedin.com/in/mikeryanbrassrazoo We focus on the Enterprise IT market providing: Case Studies Opinion and Editorial White Papers Website Content

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