How to Create a Transparent PNG File With Paint Shop Pro


Sometimes, when you make graphics, you don't want the background showing...or at the very least, you want part of the image to be transparent. Paint Shop Pro allows you to do that. Read this article to learn how to do that with PNGs.

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If you are creating it, be sure that you create a transparent background. This article will be using a flower.

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If your image has multiple layers, be sure to Merge Visible. This is found under Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible.

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.. (this is how you get to the options to set the transparency).

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In the screenshot, the selections are Single Color Transparency and Existing Transparency (Basically, what is transparent stays transparent).