How to Make the Background of a Picture Black

A black background is useful in photography if you need to emphasize the subject of your image. It gives a precise view of the subject. To successfully change your photo’s background into black you need tools that will help you out. We provided 4 different solutions for how to make the background of a picture black for different devices and operating systems. Check them out below.

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4 Tools to Make the Background of the Picture Black

Luckily, the attached video only takes a few steps to quickly make the background of a picture black. A must-watch video that will give you a reliable desktop tool to help you do it.

Simple Background Changer (Android)

If you need a reliable app for Android that can make picture background black, Simple Background Changer is your best bet. You can change the background of your photo into black quick and easily. Other than that, this app has lots of beautiful HD backgrounds that you can use for free. You can also adjust the contrast, brightness, and saturation for your photo in HD quality.

  • Download and install the app on your mobile device from the Google Play Store.
  • Open the app, choose “Cut Photo” > “Gallery” to get the photo from your phone gallery.
  • Then manually remove the background using the magic wand.
  • Once background photo is removed, click the box located at the lower right corner of the screen and choose the black color.
  • After that, you can save your work by hitting the check mark icon that you will see at the upper right corner.
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Apowersoft Bg Remover (Android & iOS)

Another app to make background of photo black that you can have on both Android and iOS is Apowersoft Bg Remover. This app will automatically remove the background of your photo, so you can change it to black afterwards. What’s more, the image quality will not suffer. Apowersoft Bg Remover is the best app for you to create an image with a black background.

  • Get the app from the Google Play Store or App Store into your mobile device.
  • Run the app, tap the “Remove backgound” button to import the photo that you will use on the app.
  • Hit “Remove background” again on the upper right corner, then the tool will automatically remove the old background.
  • Next, choose the “Color” button and select the black backgorund color.
  • Once done, click Save to directly save your photo into the gallery.
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Pixlr (online)

Pixlr is an online photo editor to make picture background black. This online tool will let you experience the amazing side of photo editing. You just need to remove the present background of your photo by using the remover tools and then set the background color to black. However, because it is an online tool you need to sign up for an account in order to access it.

  • Head on to the official website of the tool in your browser
  • Click “Open” to import a photo from the computer gallery.
  • Once imported, remove the background by using the remover tools.
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  • Then set the color picker into black and hit the “Fill” icon.
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  • Finally, save your edited photo by clicking “Save” option under “File” menu.
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Apowersoft Background Remover (Desktop)

Apowersoft Background Remover is a desktop program that will give you a simple solution on how to make the background of a picture black. This program not only allows you to remove a background, but change it to a solid color, awesome designs, and custom images. This software will perform the automatic removal, and you only need to upload your image. This is really great for beginners or people who do not want to spend too much time navigating through software.

  • Download and install it on your computer by clicking the button below.
  • Open the program, choose the function that you need to use based on the object in the photo.
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  • Then, drag or click the plus sign icon to upload an image on the program. The background image will automatically be deleted.
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  • Next, click the “Edit image” button, then choose the “Change background” > “Color”, and then choose the color black from it.
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  • Lastly, hit the “Save” button to download your image.
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Bottom line

These are the best tools to make photo background black. They are all reliable and will surely help you out. Share your experience below.

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Posted by Ada Reed on to Background Eraser, Photo Editor. Last updated on August 19, 2020

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