Make transparent Image by remove background color with GIMP

When I buy an image from shutterstock, sometimes I like a jpg image with background but I need it have to be transparent. In this case, I need to figure out a way to remove background color, I will show you how to do it easy now.

Let’s say I buy this image¬†http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-283795667/stock-photo-illustration-isolated-natural-elements-set-game-assets-design.html

You will see here is the original image

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Let’s do these steps to remove background color

  • Open the image in GIMP, it ‘s supported ready in MAC or you can download it here for windows or Linux¬†http://www.gimp.org/downloads/
  • Choose menu Colors => Color to Alpha… then select the “From” color is white

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  • Then export the file to PNG you will have the final image like this

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