How to Make a PNG Transparent

Instasize Team
July 2, 2024

How to Make a PNG Transparent

Learn how to make a PNG transparent with easy steps and the best tools. I'm here to help you make this super easy.

Understanding PNG Transparency

First things first, what's the deal with transparency?

  • PNGs are great because they support transparency.
  • It means you can remove the background or make certain parts of the image see-through.
  • Perfect for logos, overlays, or any design where you want a clean background.

Tools You Can Use

Alright, let's talk about some easy-to-use tools for making PNGs transparent.


Canva is user-friendly and pretty powerful.


  1. Upload Your Image: Just drag and drop your image into Canva.
  2. Select the Transparency Option: Use the built-in 'Background Remover' tool.
  3. Adjust: Fine-tune the transparent areas as needed.
  4. Download: Export your image as a PNG.

Adobe Express

Adobe Express is another solid choice, especially for more detailed work.


  1. Upload Your Image: Start by uploading your image to the Adobe Express website.
  2. Background Removal Tool: Use the intuitive 'Remove Background' feature.
  3. Refine: Adjust any remaining parts that need transparency.
  4. Export: Download your transparent PNG file.

Online PNG Tools

This one’s for those who like things straight to the point.


  1. Upload Your Image: Go to the Online PNG Tools website and upload your PNG.
  2. Choose Transparency Option: Select the parts of the image you want transparent.
  3. Adjust as Needed: Use the sliders and tools for precise adjustments.
  4. Save: Export your transparent PNG.

The Instasize Advantage

Now let’s talk about how Instasize can make your life even easier.

Instasize offers a 'Background Remover' feature:

  • Upload Your Image: Get started by uploading your image to Instasize.
  • Remove Background: Use the 'Background Remover' tool to make areas transparent.
  • Adjust: Fine-tune to get the perfect look.
  • Export and Share: Save your transparent PNG and easily share it through cloud storage.

Why Choose Instasize?

  • Easy-to-Use: No complicated steps.
  • Versatile Tools: Not just for transparency; you can resize, crop, and more.
  • Cloud Storage: Store and access your images anytime, anywhere.


Q: What file format should I use for transparency?

A: Always go with PNG; it supports transparency.

Q: Can I make a JPG image transparent?

A: Convert it to a PNG first, as JPG doesn’t support transparency.

Q: Is there a limit to the file size I can upload?

A: It varies, but most tools, including Instasize, handle medium to large files easily.

By now, you should be a pro at making a PNG transparent.

Got any more questions? Feel free to ask!