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How to remove a background in Adobe Express

If you’re looking to remove a background from an image for free, logging into Adobe Express (Beta) is one of the easiest ways to do it.

The Adobe beta is packed with handy editing tools, text effects and stock images that make it possible for anyone to create their own graphics for social media or a small business without spending hundreds of pounds a year on Photoshop.

Scroll down to learn how to remove a background in Adobe Express…

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What you’ll need: 

  • A laptop or PC 
  • An Adobe account 

The Short Version 

  1. Open Adobe Express (Beta) 
  2. Click Remove Background 
  3. Upload your image 
  4. Hit Download

How to remove a background in Adobe Express

  1. Step

    Open Adobe Express (Beta) 

    You’ll need a free Adobe account to access the beta and it’s currently only available on desktop browsers. How to remove a background on Adobe Express

  2. Step

    Click Remove Background 

    You can find this option under the Quick Actions header. How to remove a background on Adobe Express

  3. Step

    Upload your image

    You can upload any JPEG or PNG file – just make sure the image is less than 17MB in size. How to remove a background on Adobe Express

  4. Step

    Hit Download

    Or you can open your image in the Adobe Express editor to continue working with it. How to remove a background on Adobe Express


Is it free to remove a background with Adobe Express?

Yes, the Remove Background tool is available in both the free and paid versions of Adobe Express (Beta).

What are the size restrictions for image uploads in Adobe Express?

You’ll need to make sure any images you upload are less than 17MB and that the height and width are less than 6000 pixels. Images also need to be either JPEGs or PNGs.

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