The Magic Select tool is an interesting addition to Paint 3D, which is an upgraded version of the traditional MS Paint. With this tool, you can remove the background of an image or extract the part of it in PNG format. However, there is no direct way to save that extracted PNG image. In this post, we shall tell you how to save the extracted image using Magic Select tool in Paint 3D.
The extracted PNG file from Magic Select can be used as a sticker or added on to another image in Paint 3D or any other app. But for that, you will need to save the image.
There are four ways to save the image extracted with Magic Select on Windows. Let’s check them out. But first, we will tell you how to use the Magic Select tool in Paint 3D.
How to Use Magic Select in Paint 3D
For that, follow these steps:
Step 1: Launch Paint 3D and open your image in it.
Step 2: Click on the Magic Select tool present at the top.
Step 3: You will see a new border selection around your image. Using the available selection points, choose the part of the image that you want to extract. Click on Next on the right side.
Step 4: Modify the selection using the available tools on the right side. Finally, click on Done.
Your extracted image is ready. You will see a selection box around it. Now, to save it, follow one of the methods mentioned below.
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Let's check the four methods to save the picture.
Method 1: Disable Canvas
One of the simplest ways to save your extracted image from the Magic Select tool is to disable your canvas in Paint 3D after you have extracted it. To do so, follow these steps:
Step 1: When you have extracted the image, drag it outside of the original background image.
Step 2: Go to the Canvas tab at the top. Disable the toggle next to Show canvas.
Step 3: You will see the background image will disappear. Now, bring the image that you have extracted to the center.
Step 4: Click on Menu at the top.
Step 5: Click on Save as and choose Image as the file format.
Step 6: Under the Save as type drop-down box, select PNG.
Make sure you add transparency to your image while saving it. It is crucial. You can also change the size of the extracted image at any point using the selection boxes to suit your requirements. You can even change the canvas size. Once you have mastered to extract image using Paint 3D, you won't need any third-party app to repeat the same thing for you.
Paint 3D doesn't offer a native feature to crop an image into a circle. Find out an alternate way to crop a photo in a circular shape in Paint 3D.
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