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Photo Background Filter Effects on Mac

How to Apply Fillter Effects to Photo Background on Mac?

Step 1. Double click to open Super PhotoCut in Applications or Launchpad or on desktop.

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Step 2. Locate the image that you want to open, directly drag and drop it to the left.

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Step 3. Use Target Object to surround the portion that you want to cut out.

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Please note:
1. Include every pixel that you want to retain in the rectangle box.
2. Make a rectangle selection as small as the cutout shape to get a more accurate result.

Step 4. Use the green tool to mark part of the foreground.

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Please note:
1. You do not have to carefully select the areas, just make sure that the green marker touches any colors that you want to keep.
2. Make sure you stay within the lines of the object you want to cut out.

Step 5. Use the red tool to mark part of the background.

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Please note:
1. You do not have to carefully select the areas, just make sure that the red marker touches any colors that you want to become transparent.
2. Do not mark red on the foreground.

Step 6. Use Fine-tuning tool to refine edges and cut out semi-transparent portions.

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1. Fine-tuning is used to cut out semi-transparent objects like weeding dresses, glasses, gauze... It will automatically separate foreground from background.
2. Use Eraser tool to wipe out wrongly marked strokes on the silhouette of items. You do not have to mark green on narrow regions around edges that you want to keep, like hair, tree leaves, fur, grass and so forth, as our smart algorithm takes care of details.
3. Use the green tool and red tool to mark on pixels that are not included or excluded in the cutout.

Step 7. Use original image as background.

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1. Super PhotoCut will apply disc blur effect to background to avoid sharp contrast by default. Select Null on the right of four background options if you don’t want to use any special effect.
2. To apply multiple effects, directly click on them and adjust their parameters.
3. To quit current effect or alter the effect applied, select Null first.

Step 8. Follow the instruction to export new background effects to your Mac.

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1. Directly copy the result to clipboard by pressing Command and C for instant use.
2. Only PNG retain transparency. Or it will use white color as the background.
3. The result will not replace your original one and will automatically postfix “_cut” to the file name by default.

The result after applying effect to the image background:

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