3 Ways You Can Change The Background Of A Photo

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Helpful Solutions to Change the Background of a Picture

Many times, after taking a picture, we find out that the background is not the one we want; or we want to make the picture more personalised, and would like to change the background of a picture to meet our specific requirements. In this article, we’re going to show you how to change the background of a picture with three helpful solutions. After using these tricks, you’ll find it’s very easy to change the background of a picture.


Solution 1. How to Use an Easier-to-Use Photo Background Changer and Editor - Fotophire

Many people are looking for an easier photo background changer and editor, and luckily, Wondershare Fotophire is such a program. This photo editor program fully enables you to take out the background of a picture with simple clicks, and it also enables you to add any picture as a background from your computer. Moreover, this photo background changer and editor offers several background templates for you to change the background of a picture with one click. In this part, we’re going to show you how to use this picture background changer with detailed steps.

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Step 1. Load Photo from Your Computer to Fotophire

Initiate Wondershare Fotophire after the installation. You’ll see the main interface of this toolkit. Now choose Photo Cutter, and click Open to add the picture from your computer.

Photo cutter


Step 2. Change the Background of Your Picture

If this is your first time using Fotophire, you’ll see a simultaneous guide about how to use this Photo background changer and editor. You’ll only need to draw the lines on the background, and the program will automatically make the background transparent.

Change the background


Step 3. Add the Background to Your Photo

Now you can add the background to your photo by clicking the PHOTOMONTAGE section at the right side of the program window. Now you can add the background either by selecting the template you need or by adding the background picture from your computer using the + button.

added background


Step 4. Save Changes

After adding the background to your picture, you can save the picture to your computer. All you need to do is click the Save button and choose a target folder on your computer to save the picture.

save changes

With the help of Wondershare Fotophire, you’re able to change the background of a picture with very simple clicks. The photo editor toolkit is also equipped with other easy and helpful features, which will make your daily photo life easy and interesting.


Solution 2. How to Change Background in Photoshop

Photoshop is a very professional and powerful photo editor program, and it can help you to change the background of a picture. In this part, we’re going to show you how to change a background in Photoshop in detailed steps.


Step 1. Load Picture into Photoshop

Start Photoshop on your computer, and add the picture you want to change the background of into the program window. Now click the Lock icon at the right-hand side to unlock the picture.

load picture into photoshop


Step 2. Select the Foreground or Background

Now you’ll need to select the foreground or background of the picture. Navigate to the left sidebar, and choose Quick Selection Tool, and click on the area you want to select. At times, you’ll find the background is easier to select than the foreground, then you can invert the selection by hitting Ctrl+Shift+I.

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Step 3. Adjust Details

You can zoom in on the picture to adjust the details. For example, you can select any small areas which you want to take out after zooming in on the picture. Now you’ll need to use the Magic Wand to select the area to remove.

photoshop adjust details


Step 4. Create A Pure Color Background

Now you can create a pure background layer in Photoshop. Then drag this layer to the original photo. Then navigate to the right sidebar, and move the layer below the original picture. Now you’ll find there’re several areas you’ll need to clear.

create a pure colour background


Step 5. Clear the Area You Don’t Need

Now you can zoom in the picture and clear the area you don’t need. After that, you can delete the pure colour layer by right-clicking the layer and choosing Delete.

clear the area you dont need


Step 6. Add Another Picture to Photoshop

Now you can add another picture into Photoshop as your background. Unlock the picture, and adjust the size of the picture to make it match the original picture.

add another picture into photoshop


Step 7. Drag Background Picture into Original

Now drag it to the original picture. You’ll find that the picture covers the original picture. To fix this, you only need to go to the right sidebar, and drag the new picture under the original picture.

add onto the original


Step 8. Adjust the Details

Now you need to adjust the details to get the work done. You can move the background to get it in the position you want. That’s it. Now you can select File > Save As to save the picture on your computer.

adjust details of photo


Solution 3. Use a Picture Background Changer App to Change Background of a Picture

There’re all kinds of picture background changer apps available in the Play Store and the App Store, and among these apps, Photo Background Eraser is regarded as a good choice. This free picture background changer allows you to make the background of a picture transparent so that you can use the picture to make photomontage or collage.

picture background changer app


In this article, we’ve listed three of the most popular picture background changer solutions to change the background of a picture, and think Wondershare Fotophire is the best option for daily use. Wondershare Fotophire is an easy-to-use photo background changer and editor for Windows users, and it doesn’t ask users to have too much technical knowledge. Photoshop is very powerful software, but it’s too hard to handle for the people who are not tech-savvy; Photo Background Eraser is helpful for mobile users, but at times, people may want to edit pictures on their computers. Therefore, if you are going to change the background of a picture, Wondershare Fotophire can be a good choice.

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