What are the best resources for background removal?

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    #1PhotoScissors

    PhotoScissors
    PhotoScissors interactive cutout tool for foreground segmentation enables new smart ways of removing backgrounds from still images.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free- free trial, varies by plan

    Jeffrey Watkins
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "This is probably the best tool for background removal in my opinion at least. It is very easy to use and beginners like me can use it too."
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    #2Gimp

    Gimp

    GIMP or GNU Image Manipulation Program is an illustrative digital freeware which serves as a photo-retouching program, image compositor, and image authoring. This program was created in 1996.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    Alice Wan
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "My family and I went on a vacation on Greece and there is a lot of other tourists around so i decided to clear them a little bit so i used this and it did not disappoint me."
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    #3Adobe Photoshop

    Adobe Photoshop

    Adobe Photoshop is a photo editing software that became the industry standard today used by professionals and hobbyists alike. It has plenty of features allowing amounts of photo editing jobs to be done.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $9.99- Free trial available

    Samuel Howard
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "Adobe has been my go-to editing tool, I have been using it for a long time and I didn't have any problems with it. Removing background from my photos is really easy with this one."
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    #4Preview

    Preview
    Preview is the PDF viewer that comes by default on the Mac OS operating system. With this tool you can view and print both pdf and digital images. It uses the own Apple's implementation of the PDF, the Aqua graphical interface. It also allows Mac users to view many other image formats such as TIFF, JPG, GIF, RAW and many more. 


    Software

    Mac

    Free

    Yang Xia
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "This is my favorite editing tool when it comes for removing the background in photos, it is also really easy to navigate. It's sad that it's only available for Mac"
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    #5Paint.NET

    Paint.NET

    Paint.NET is free and lightweight image and photo editing software that runs on Windows PC. It features an intuitive user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and plugins for extra functionality.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Zhang Yan
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "This tool really helps me in clearing the background of some of my photos. It was an overall good tool, tho some features are hard to understand and probably suited for intermediate users."
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    #6FotoFuze

    FotoFuze

    FotoFuze is an online cutout tool developed by Oriku Inc. that lets you enhance the quality of your photo by putting it on a crisp white background automatically. 

    Online Tools

    Free- Varies by plan

    Julia Freeman
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "This tool is soooo easy to use!! However I think this tool is more suited for business people since they give the photos reallyyyy white background. Still a good tool though."
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    #7Clipping Magic

    Clipping Magic

    Clipping Magic is an online editing tool that removes the background from photos. Users indicate which areas are foreground and background then the tool's algorithm automatically removes the background.

    Online Tools

    Free- Varies by plan

    Ethan Roberts
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "This is my first time trying clipping magic and it is pretty good for me but you need to pay monthly for you to keep your works. Not really that good for people who just want to edit sometimes."
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    #8Background Burner

    Background Burner

    Background Burner is an online editing tool that removes the background from photos. User upload an image and the tool automatically removes the background for you.

    Online Tools

    Free- Varies by plan

    Helen Cui
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "Im not sure if this is popular with other people but I have been using this tool ever since. It is so easy to navigate and I never had problems with it, it also erases backgrounds really quickly and neatly!"

Summary

Best What are the best resources for background removal
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1PhotoScissorsSoftware 0 Free
2GimpSoftware 0 Free
3Adobe PhotoshopSoftware 0 Paid
4PreviewSoftware 0 Free
5Paint.NETSoftware 0 Free
6FotoFuzeOnline Tools 0 Free
7Clipping MagicOnline Tools 0 Free
8Background BurnerOnline Tools 0 Free
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