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How to Make an Image Transparent on Windows and Mac

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While designing or merging an image in a video, the background on the Image makes the video look bad. So, it has become essential to make the Image transparent. Making the Image transparent also has many creative uses, like you can create a collage using transparent images. You can use a transparent image to highlight the other elements in the Image, like the text or the icons. In this article, we will see how to make an image transparent. If you don’t know how to make an image transparent, then this article will help you with that.

How to Make an Image Transparent on PC

In this article, we will discuss how you can make a picture transparent on Windows as well as Mac.

How to Make an Image Transparent on Windows and Mac

How to Make a Picture Transparent using Microsoft Paint 3D

You can make an image transparent using Microsoft Paint by following the given few steps-

  • Launch the Paint 3D on your computer and then click on Menu.
  • Now, click on Open, then Browse Files and open the Image you want to make transparent.
  • Now, click on the Brushes option.
  • Now, click on the Opacity option on the sidebar and then drag the slider to adjust the transparency level of the Image. Dragging the slider to the left will make it transparent, and dragging it to the right will make it opaque.

How to Make a Photo Transparent using Microsoft Word

Using Microsoft Word, you can also make the Image transparent on Windows and Mac. Follow the given steps for the same:

  • Open Microsoft Word on your computer. 
  • Click on Insert and then click on Shapes. 
  • Now, you must select a shape and click on Shape Format.
  • Select the Shape Outline option and then select No Outline
  • Now, right-click on the shape and click on Format Shape.

How to Make a Photo Transparent using Microsoft Word

  • In the Format Shape option, click on the Fill icon. Now click on Picture/Texture Fill
  • Now, select Insert and then click on Pictures. Now, select the Image you want to make transparent and click on Insert
  • Now, adjust the Image’s Transparency by moving the slider in the Format Shape section next to Transparency. 

How to Make a Photo Transparent using Microsoft Word

Make an Image Transparent using Microsoft Publisher

Another way to make Images transparent on Windows and Mac is using Microsoft Publisher. Given below are the steps to help make the Image transparent with the help of Microsoft Publisher-

  • Firstly, open Microsoft Publisher on your computer.
  • Select the image which you want to use to make it transparent. Then, click Picture Tools and then click on Recolor. Now click on the option for Transparent Color.
  • Select the color which you want to make transparent in your Image. Then select your Image, and then press Ctrl+T.
  • Your Image will finally be transparent. 

Make a Picture Transparent using Microsoft PowerPoint

You can also use Microsoft PowerPoint to make the Image transparent. Follow the given steps to make the Image transparent using Microsoft PowerPoint-

  • Open the PowerPoint on your computer.
  • Click on Insert and then click on Pictures to insert the Image which you want to make transparent. 
  • Right-click on the image and then click on Format Picture.
  • In the Format Picture pane, click on the Image icon. 
  • Now, expand the Picture transparency and move the transparency slider to adjust the Image’s Transparency.

Make a Photo Transparent using Using Google Slides

Using Google Slides, you can also make an image transparent on Windows and Mac. To do so, follow the steps given below-

  • Open the Google Slides on your browser. Now, open the Image by first clicking on Insert and then Image. Select your Image, and then click on Insert
  • Right-click on the image and click on Format Options.
  • Click on the arrow next to the Adjustments and then adjust the Transparency using the Transparency Slider.

Similarly, you can also make the Image transparent by using Google Docs.

How to Make An Image Transparent On Mac

If you are a Mac user, you can use apps like Pages, Numbers, or Keynote to make the images transparent. To make the Image transparent on your Mac, follow the steps given below-

  • Firstly, open the Pages, Number, or Keynote application on your Mac.
  • Now, open the document where the image is located, which you want to make transparent, and then click on the Format icon. 
  • Now, select the Image in the document.
  • In the Style tab, drag the Opacity slider to left or right to make the Image transparent. 

Conclusion 

The above are ways to make an image transparent in Windows or Mac. Apart from the above methods, you can also use third-party apps like Canva, Snagit, and Adobe Photoshop, to make the Image transparent on your Windows and Mac.

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Anurag is a Senior content analyst with 4 years of experience in the industry. Based in India, He is extremely skilled at Windows related to How to Troubleshooting matters. His favorite topics are Windows 11, Android, and How To's.

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