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How to Remove Background from a Picture in PowerPoint

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If you crop an image to remove a background that is distracting, your audience will be better able to focus on the subject matter that is being presented. Microsoft PowerPoint has a set of core editing tools for photos, one of which is a tool that enables you to remove an image’s background. This tool is included in the standard Microsoft PowerPoint installation.

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How to Remove Background from a Picture in PowerPoint

Launch PowerPoint, then go to the Insert menu and select Picture to add a picture to your presentation that contains the background you want to delete.

How to Remove Background from a Picture in PowerPoint

Once that, you need to select the “Format” tab that comes up after the image has been imported.

How to Remove Background from a Picture in PowerPoint

Choose the “Remove Background” option that is located inside the “Adjust” group.

How to Remove Background from a Picture in PowerPoint

As soon as you make your selection, the magenta colour will be applied to the image’s backdrop, while the foreground will remain unchanged. The area that needs to be cropped out of the picture is shown by the magenta colouring on that piece of the picture.

PowerPoint is generally pretty good at accurately highlighting the correct areas you’d expect to be removed from an image, but as you can see from the screenshot below, it is not always accurate one hundred percent of the time. This can be seen in PowerPoint’s ability to highlight the correct areas you’d expect to be removed from an image.

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