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Hey all, 

 

I have just purchased 4.0.2.1 in order to (mainly) resize/merge some transparent .png images I have.

Everything is fine in terms of resizing, and yes I do know how to use the magic wand to retrospectively achieve transparency - but I am currently highly frustrated that every time I import a file with transparent background, this software gives it a white background. I have ensured that the intial layer is transparent first - it is definitely the image itself that is being interpreted as white.

 

It doesn't seem like this should be the default behaviour - is there a setting that I cannot find somewhere, to fix this? If anyone has some advice I will be very grateful :)

 

Here is the result of importing a transparent png saved from the web, hopefully this helps makes my problem clearer:

image.png.4a3c5176a7e8d728c9ce42ac8c0bc2c5.png

 

Thanks!

Matt

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@mathius - Welcome to the forum :)

 

The image you imported may not have been completely transparent.  A quick way is to remove the white background with the Color Reaper Plugin.

 


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Hope this works for you.

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Matt, can you upload the image so we can have a look at it?

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