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Top 4 Ways to Remove Background from Video Easily

Jane Zhou updated on Mar 15, 2023 | Home > Video Editing Tips

"How can I remove background from my video, so that I can replace it with my desired picture or video?"

If you are a video content creator, you may be bothered by the problem like the above shows. Usually, the video you shoot has a busy background, and you need to change it with a nice one to make your video more attractive. That may be easy for the professionals. But if you are a novice without any tech knowledge, and still want to take out a video background, then how to deal with it?

Don't fret, this post is gonna help you. Here we're glad to share the top 4 video background removers and show you step-by-step guides to remove background from the video. Now, let's get started!

Part 1. How to Remove Background from Video with EaseUS Video Editor

Note: Please ensure that your video background is green.

If you work on Windows PC, you can opt for EaseUS Video Editor, an easy and smart video editing software for everyone, especially beginners. 

This video editing program offers the Chroma Key features to let you get rid of background with a few simple clicks, also it allows you to change video background. Moreover, you can adjust the level and edge feathering parameters flexibly based on your needs while using the Green Screen feature.

Apart from that, this green screen software provides lots of editing tools, including cutting, cropping, merging, rotating, etc. And plentiful video special visual effects are also available here. All of these powerful editing functions will aid you in making masterpiece videos like a pro.


  • Offer many basic and advanced editing tools
  • Allow you to remove watermark from video quickly
  • One-click to convert speech to text 
  • Allow importing almost all audio and video files

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Now you can start getting rid of your video background with this Windows video editor by checking the following tutorial:

Step 1. Download EaseUS Video Editor and import the source file (with green background) from your computer.

Choose an aspect ratio

Step 2. Right-click the file and choose "Add to Project" to place it to the timeline. You can also drag and drop it to the timeline.

Add Project

Step 3. When the file appears in the timeline, right-click it and choose "Green Screen Cutout" to apply the green-screen effect. You can also add a filter, text, music, and other elements to the file.

Add Green Screen

Step 4. Single-click the painting brush and click the area you want to remove from the original picture. The software will remove the original green area after you hit the "OK" button.

Remove original background

Step 5. After removing the green background, you may add a new background to your file. Put the new background (video or image) to the timeline, and you will find the original file and the background file are played together. Note that the background should be placed above the timeline of the original file, just as we show you in the image below.

Change background

Step 6. Trial play the video you made. If it meets your satisfaction, click "Export" to save it to your computer. There are six video formats you can choose from.

Export video file

Don't hesitate to download this versatile video editing software now!

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Part 2. How to Take Out Background of Video with iMovie on Mac

Note: Make sure your video contains a blue or green background.

For those who use Mac or Macbook to do video background removal activities, iMovie may be your first choice. 

It is an inbuilt video editor on your Mac computer, which means you don't need to register, download, or install any program. What you have to do is to import your target videos, and next use the Green Screen edits to complete your task. The word does not say more, so let's check the tutorial now:

Step 1. Open iMovie on your Mac, then drag and drop your target video to its interface.

Step 2. Click the Video Overlay Settings button above the viewer to select Green/Blue Screen from the drop-down menu.

Remove video background with iMovie

Step 3. Then it will automatically remove your video background. Once done, you can save and export your video.

Part 3. How to Remove Video Background with Adobe Premiere Pro

Another offline video background remover is Adobe Premiere Pro, which is a professional video editing program. So it is extremely easy to get rid of video background with this software. What you need to do is to check the following steps:

Step 1. Launch this software and import your video.

Step 2. Once imported, click "Effects > Video Effects > Keying > Ultra Key". Then choose the color you want to erase in your video background.

Select color

Step 3. To make your video look more professional, you can click "Matte Cleanup" to clean up the edges of your objects.

Clean up video

Step 4. When everything is OK, you can export and save the background-free video.

Part 4. How to Get Rid of Video Background Online Free

If you are a one-time user who wants to get rid of green or blue video background, you can take a look at online video background remover. There are many online video background removal tools available on the market, and to save your time, we will show you the most popular one called Kapwing.

It is an online video editor that enables you to remove or change video background images, music or adjust the color tones effortlessly. Most importantly, it allows you to edit and save the video with no watermark, and what you only need to sign in to your Kawping account. Is it amazing?

Steps on how to remove video background without Green Screen:

Step 1. Go to Kapwing's official website and click "Upload File" to import your video.

Step 2. Once your video layer is selected, hit the "Effects" tab and choose "Remove Background".

Erase video background online

Step 3. Once done, click "Download" to export your background-free video.

The Bottom Line

This post provides the best 4 video background eraser software to assist you in deleting your video background. And most of them use the Chroma Key technology to help you finish your task, including EaseUS Video Editor, iMovie, and Adobe Premiere Pro. Besides that, there is also an online tool that helps you to remove video background without Green Screen. Hope you can find the proper method to complete your task from this post!

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