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Background Removal

PhotoEditor SDK combined with Selfie segmentation with ML Kit allows to quickly remove background from pictures.

Remove background overlay action is available for any of the pictures where a clear background can be detected:

Remove background

This effect can be used to create transparent stickers, avatars, collages:

Removed background

Adding background removal option#

To enable background removal, just include the backend:background-removal module in your project's imglyConfig modules block -

imglyConfig {
modules {
include 'backend:background-removal'

WARNING: To achieve the effect of transparency in exported images, make sure that your output format supports that (e.g. use setExportFormat with ImageExportFormat.AUTO or ImageExportFormat.PNG).