How To Remove Background In Canva Without Pro

Canva is an excellent resource that offers a wide range of features for graphic design. Among these features, the ability to remove image backgrounds is highly sought after by many users. Unfortunately, this feature is only available with a Pro subscription. However, there are alternative methods for removing backgrounds in Canva without needing a Pro subscription. Let’s delve into these methods.

Step 1: Choose a free online background remover tool

Numerous free tools can help you remove background from your images. A few popular choices include, or These tools are easy to use, deliver quality results and, best of all, they are free!

Step 2: Upload image to the background remover tool

Once you’ve chosen your preferred tool, the next step is to upload your image. Most tools offer a straightforward interface. Click on the “Upload” or “Select a photo” button to get started.

Step 3: Let the tool do its magic

After uploading the image, these tools typically start working on removing the background automatically. Wait a few seconds for the tool to process your image.

Step 4: Download the image

Once the tool has finished processing, you’ll see a preview of your image without the background. If you’re satisfied with the result, click the “Download” button to save your new image. Most tools provide the image in .png format, which is perfect for Canva.

Step 5: Upload the image to Canva

Go back to Canva and upload your newly saved image. This can be done through the “Uploads” tab on the left-hand side of the Canva interface. Click on the “Upload an image” button, and select your saved image.

Step 6: Incorporate your image into the design

Now that your image with a removed background is in Canva, you can incorporate it into your design as needed. Just drag and drop the image onto your canvas.

And there you have it! With these simple steps, you can remove the background from any image you want to use in Canva, all without needing a Pro subscription. Happy designing!