Instantly Remove Color From Any Image Online Using Mediamodifier Free Design Editor


We all know the green screen technique used in video production. It allows easy background replacement because the green color is extracted from the video.

Fortunately removing any color from an image is even easier and faster, here’s how to do it in 15 seconds:

1) Upload Your Image

Head over to our free design maker page, choose a document size and upload your own image – simply drag and drop your picture right onto the canvas.

2) Apply “Remove Color” filter

While your image is selected and active, scroll down in the right sidebar and enable the “Remove Color” filter.


Use the eyedropper tool to directly select a color from your scene or insert your own exact color code.

3) Tweak and Download

Use the “Distance” controller to adjust how much of the color should be removed. Choose the perfect depth and play with the settings – the effect updates in real time.

Once your happy with the settings click the Download button in the header and choose your preferred download format in JPEG or PNG if you wish to use the image with a transparent background.


Useful Tips:

  • The effect works best with high-quality illustrations that have clear and solid colors. It doesn’t work so good with real photographs.
  • If you need to remove a color from a vector SVG image, you might be better off using the Free SVG Editor.
  • To replace a background color, click the “Background” button on the left menu and add a new color for the background or turn it off for a transparent background.

More free image tools:

Free image crop online
With the image cropper tool you can easily choose a predefined size for your picture (popular social media sizes) or create a custom crop area (including circle).

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Yeah it does not work. When I upload a picture and enable the filter, it cuts the picture in half.

Martin Raamat


Yes unfortunately this might happen with photos which include a lot of variations of the same color or gradients. If possible could you please submit the photo to us through the messenger app. This way we can suggest how to remove the color from your specific image.

Viken Manoukian
Viken Manoukian

When enabling Remove Color, my image just disappears and I haven’t touched anything else.

Martin Raamat

Hi. It seems this could happen when there is lots of black color in the scene, as the tool automatically selects black color by default when enabled. Could you please try to choose a different color with the eyedropper tool? If possible could you also forward us the image, we can then investigate and see what might be causing this issue.


Wow! This is outstanding. To remove the backdrop of a picture, I use the remove color filter.
However, I am very interested in learning how to remove a crowded backdrop. What a head of hair! Is there a tutorial that might help me recognize it?

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