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Background Cleanup Tool

For when you want a human touch to edit backgrounds

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Written by Helsinki
Updated over a week ago

Our AI-Powered background removal tool is pretty amazing, but let's face it, it's not always perfect. Sometimes, those pesky pixels just won't behave, and that's when you need a human touch. Don't you worry, though! You don't need to dust off your old Photoshop skills just yet. We've got you covered with our Background Cleanup tool!

With this tool, you can easily remove any imperfections and achieve a clean, polished result in no time. Not only will you save valuable time, but you'll also be able to produce high-quality outputs with minimal effort. Give it a try and see how it can improve your workflow.

Open Background Cleanup tool

  • Option 1: Simply hover your mouse over the thumbnail in the output panel and click on the brush icon.

Open background clean up tool
  • Option 2: Click on the thumbnail to open the large preview of the cropped image, and then look for the brush icon in the toolbar. See the animation below:

Using the Background Cleanup tool

  • Erase: Activate the erase tool by pressing E or clicking on the Erase button.
    Then, simply drag the mouse over the area you want to remove.

  • Restore: Activate the erase tool by pressing R or clicking on the Restore button.
    Again, drag the mouse over the area you want to bring back.

  • βš™οΈ For greater precision and control, adjust the brush thickness and zoom in or out on the image. This will allow you to make more detailed changes and ensure that your edits are as accurate as possible. Simply use the brush size slider to adjust the thickness of the tool, and use the zoom function to get closer to the specific area you want to edit.

  • 🀦 If you make a mistake, don't worry - you can easily reset your changes or use the undo/redo function to go back and forth through your recent steps.

  • βœ… Once you are done, hit the Finish button to apply your changes to the high-res image and create a new output file!

Tips & Tricks

Speed up your work with keyboard shortcuts

  • Erase Image E

  • Restore Image R

  • Increase Thickness +

  • Decrease Thickness -

  • Undo Action Command/Control + Z

  • Redo Action Command/Control + Y

  • Scroll Vertically Scroll

  • Scroll Horizontally Shift + Scroll

Revert your changes

If you are not satisfied with the changes you have made and want to go back to the original image, simply follow these steps:

  • Click on the three dots (...) on the thumbnail.

  • Select the Revert option from the menu.

This will undo all of the changes you have made and restore the image to its initial state before any edits were made by you.


UI stuck at saving changes

If the user interface appears to be stuck while saving changes, there are a few steps you can take to resolve the issue:

  • Click outside of the UI or press the Escape key on your keyboard to exit the saving process.

  • Once you have exited the saving process, click on the Finish button again to save your changes.

  • If the issue persists, try reloading or refreshing the page in the Web browser .

Not seeing the saved changes

If you are not able to see the saved changes in the thumbnail or preview, follow these steps:

  • Refresh or reload the entire browser page to see if that resolves the issue.

  • If the changes still do not appear, wait for 1-2 minute and then refresh the page again.

  • If you are still not able to see the changes, it is possible that your changes were not saved and you may need to redo them. If you run into this issue, please do not hesitate to reach out to us for assistance via the built-in support chat inside the app.

Background cleanup tool not loading or freezing

If you are experiencing issues with the background cleanup tool not loading or freezing, please follow these steps to troubleshoot the issue:

  • Refresh or reload the entire browser page to see if that resolves the issue.

  • Try opening the application in browser's InPrivate or Incognito mode to rule out any issues caused by browser extensions or caches. If that fixes the issue, please cleanup your browser cache and try again

  • Make sure your browser is up to date.

  • Try using a different browser to see if the issue persists.

  • If the problem still persists, please reach out to us via the in-app support Chat for further assistance.

Known Issues

  • Background cleanup tool will only work on the projects created after the release of this feature. Background cleanup tool won't work on the projects created before the release of this feature.

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