How to Remove the Background From a Picture

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You can make the background of an image transparent with an advanced photo editor like Photoshop , with TechSmith’s Snagit , or with a variety of other tools. How to remove make a picture background transparent. If you are using a screenshot or a PNG image, it will default to have a transparent background. Step 5: Save your image as a PNG. If you don’t save your image as a PNG file it will default your background to white.

JPG vs. PNG: Which Should I Use?

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This post will cover two of the most popular file format options, JPG vs. PNG, including when to use them and why. Is it a casual picture of your dog, or a detailed graphic with a professional purpose? A JPG does, however, allow you to create smaller file size than you could with a PNG. What is a PNG? The PNG file format , usually read aloud as ping, was created in the mid-1990’s to act as a replacement for the Graphics Interchange Format (GIF). So, JPG or PNG?

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Preventing Blurry Pictures: The Keys to Clear Images

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There’s nothing more frustrating than blurry pictures. While you can try tinkering in a photo editing program, or shrinking the image and crossing your fingers in hopes that no one looks too closely, the best strategy is to start with crystal clear pictures. The following articles will help ensure you don’t end up with blurry pictures or images. Or taken pictures with your phone, and tried printing them but they just don’t turn out clear? PNG vs JPG.

DevCorner: Using Simplified User Interfaces (SUI) in Help Content

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An example of SUI (pronounced “sue-ee” by the TechSmith User Assistance team). As an instructional designer at TechSmith, my job is to create and deliver helpful content for anyone that wants to learn our software. TechSmith has committed to rapidly releasing software updates – which is great because our users get the functionality they need quickly. Also, these assets can be used by other teams at TechSmith. Meet SUI.

Create an Electronic Signature with Snagit

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Upload the signature to your computer by taking a picture of it or scanning it. In the Save Window, select the desired location and then save your image as a PNG file. For Windows, Copy or Cut the Signature PNG file from a Windows Explorer window and navigate to C: > Program Files > TechSmith > Snagit > Stamps and Paste your PNG file. The post Create an Electronic Signature with Snagit appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Create an Animated Title Clip Using PowerPoint & Camtasia Studio 8

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I searched for “butterfly” to find this picture. With the image selected, on the Format tab, choose Picture Effects > Glow. With the frame selected, on the Format tab, choose Picture Effects > Glow. On the Format tab, choose Picture Effects > Glow. Save the image as a PNG file. Then, right-click the image and choose Save as Picture from the menu. Perhaps someone out there is a little like me… I enjoy “making” things.