Remove Object from Photo

Watermarks and date stamps are distractions in any photo. But now with programs like SoftOrbits Photo Stamp Remover, you can remove any unwanted object for free!

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Images are made beautiful by light and the composition. After spending so much attention and energy on taking the photo, the last thing you would want is an unnecessary object distracting the viewer.
This is why it is important that every photographer knows how to remove objects like watermarks, date stamps, logos, unwanted crowd and more. Removal tools can help you do this very easily and maintain clean, smooth photos!

Remove Objects from Photos

As a photographer, your images should grab the attention of the audience. If there are any unnecessary objects in the way, the photo will not have the same impact. Therefore, cleaning up a photo and removing watermarks, date stamps, logos and automatic labels used by free apps is an important step.
With SoftOrbits Photo Stamp Remover, you can easily mark the objects you want to delete and let the software remove them for you. There is also a color selector feature which lets you choose the area to be deleted by its color, which is even more accurate.

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The advanced algorithms of this program will analyze the pixels and clean your photo without disturbing the background or leaving any gaps. You even have options like Batch Mode, Clone Stamp tool and a Smudge brush to manually remove any distraction!

Best Photo Editor to Remove Unwanted Objects

Learning how to remove objects from images is easy, and you only need to follow a few easy steps.
That’s the best thing about Photo Stamp Remover; you do not have to be familiar with editing apps and Photoshop to be able to use this. It is user friendly and quick!

Using Pencil marker to remove objects

This is the easiest method to delete watermarks and date stamps. You only have to mark the required area with a pencil and let the program do the job!

Add file

After you have installed the Photo Stamp Remover program on your laptop, you need to open it and load the photo you want to edit.

Use the Add File option to open the image, simply drag and drop it into the program.

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Mark the object to be removed

In the toolbar on the right, you will see a pencil-shaped icon, which works as the marker. Click on this and simply paint over the object you want to remove while left clicking the mouse.

Whatever region you mark will get highlighted in red color. You can zoom in a bit to make sure you are selecting the correct area and covering the entire watermark, but you need not be a 100% accurate. Photo Stamp Remover will anyway be able to differentiate between the object and the background!

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Click on Remove

Once you click on the Remove button, your work is done! The editor will automatically remove the selected area without disturbing the area, and fill in the gaps to give you a clean image.

With just three steps, any watermark, logo, scratch, skin blemishes and wrinkles can be removed!

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Using Color selector to remove objects from photo

If you watermark is spread over a large area and the quick removal method isn’t working, you can try to mark the watermark by its color. It will help Photo Stamp Remover detect the object better and make it more accurate!

Add file

Add the image into the program using the Add File button or by drag and drop method.

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Use the rectangular marker

For this method, we’ll use the rectangular marker instead of the pencil one. You will see that as one of the options under the Tools tab. After you select the rectangle icon, you can left click and cover the object to be removed with a rectangle.

If your watermark is curved, you can also the freeform marker, so that you can adjust its outline according to the shape of the watermark!

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Select the color marker

On the right of the rectangular marker, you will see a magic wand icon. This is the tool for selecting the color of the watermark.

Once you click on the wand icon, your mouse pointer will change into a cross. Use this to select the color of the watermark from the area you marked in Step 2. For example, if your watermark or date stamp is yellow in color, select that.

This step is important because now Photo Stamp Remover knows that it has to look for only that color, within the marked area. So, it will be able to judge the difference between the watermark and the surrounding background more accurately!

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Click Remove

Click on the Remove button and watch the unnecessary objects get deleted from your photo. You can now save the edited image!

Photo Stamp Remover result..

Using Clone-Stamp method to remove objects from photos

If you want to remove the watermarks or logos manually, you can use the Clone-Stamp method. It allows you to select a clean area and paste it over the object to hide it fully!

Add file

Use the same Add File option as before and load the image.

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Select Clone Stamp tool

Under the Tools tab, you should see a stamp icon on the right. Select this to enable the cloning and stamping features.

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Clone a clean area

Now, you have to select the source area – the pixels which will be used to cover up the watermark. While holding down the Alt key, make a left click over the clean area.

For example, if your watermark is covering up the blue skies in your photo, you will have to select a clean blue area as your source. It should merge well with the background!

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Stamp over the watermark

Once you have selected the region which matches the background, release the Alt key. With only a left click, paint over the watermark.

The object will get covered with the source you had selected. By zooming in and out, you can ensure that your cloning and stamping is more accurate and does not disturb the other parts of the photo.

With so many different methods of removing unnecessary objects and distractions from your images, Photo Stamp Remover is easily one of the best tools for image editing.

Photo Stamp Remover result..

How to Remove Unwanted Objects in Photoshop

If you already use Photoshop for image editing, you can use its healing brush and clone stamp tool to erase any logos, wrinkles and blemishes.

Photoshop even has a content aware option, which makes getting rid of objects even more accurate!

Create a new layer

After you open the image in Photoshop, go to the Layers panel. Double click on the original layer to create a duplicate.

Using a new layer will ensure that the original image is not disturbed in case you make any mistake while editing.

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Select the healing brush

Under the toolbar, you will see a Spot Healing brush in the form of a band aid icon. This brush will be used to click and erase the object.

There will also be a few additional options like the size of the brush, Mode and Type. Make sure that the Type is Content-aware, and turn on the Sample All Layers option too.

This will help Photoshop analyze all the pixels and use the information from the original layer to ensure that there is no loss of detail once the watermark or wrinkles are removed.

Select the healing brush in Photoshop..

Make small clicks over the object

Now that your smart removal brush is ready, you only have to left click over the distractions to delete them. You should zoom into the photo and use lots of small clicks for a natural result!

With three simple steps, you can take care of any logo or wrinkle in your photo. In case you need to make more adjustments, you can check out a few Photoshop tutorials and blogs online.

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How to Remove an Object using Lightroom

Similar to Photoshop, even Lightroom has a simple healing brush which can be used for easy removal of objects.

Open the Develop module

After you load the photo in Lightroom, click on the Develop option from the menu list on top. This section contains various options, one of which would be a grey circular icon – the healing brush.

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Adjust size and opacity

On clicking the healing brush icon, you will get two options to adjust – size and opacity. Make sure the size you select is able to cover the whole object.

When you left click on the spot, Lightroom will clean it up and replace it with clean pixels. It will actually show where it picked the clean pixels from using a white circle. If you are not happy with the automatic result, you can drag that white circle to tell Lightroom to use a different source area.

Adjust size and opacity using Lightroom..

Delete the object and save

With the correctly sized brush, you can remove watermarks and date stamps with just a few clicks. By combining a healing brush with the ability to select the source of clean pixels, Lightroom gives you an all-rounder tool to remove distractions!

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How to Remove Objects from Photos online for free?

For those of you who want to edit photos on the go and need to do it quickly without any special software, you can use the online website Inpaint.
Designed especially for object removal, this online program is very easy to use and gives quick results.

How to use Inpaint online to remove objects from photos?

Open Inpaint using the link.

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Click on Upload Image to load the file from your computer or phone.

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A red marker will be selected by default. You can directly start marking the area you want to remove. Adjust the size of the marker as required.

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This is an additional step which is completely optional. If you want to choose the source area for clean pixels manually, you can select the green marker and highlight that first.
Click on the Erase button on top and wait a few moments. Inpaint will automatically clean your photo. If you have also followed Step 4, Inpaint will use the area you have selected for replacing the marked object!

Inpaint result..

The only drawback of using Inpaint online is that you can only upload files less than 10 mb, and there’s no batch processing. You can download the full version for Windows or Mac!

Mobile Apps to remove unwanted objects from photos

If you frequently use your smartphone to take pictures, you must keep an object removal app handy for quick editing. Here are some of the best ones!

Best app to remove objects for Android

The Android Play Store offers a lot of options removing objects using a healing brush. But the best is definitely Snapseed!

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Snapseed

Developed by Google itself, Snapseed contains highly advanced tools like curve adjustment, head pose adjustment and double exposure and spot healing.

Download and install Snapseed from the Android Play Store.
Open the image you want to edit. Click on Tools.
Select Healing from the list. Your image will be now visible fully and you can start tapping on the area you want to clean.
Zoom in and out to make sure that the area you click on is not too large. By zooming in you’ll be able to remove only the distraction without disturbing the background.

Pixelmator app for iPhone

For iPhone users, the best app for removing objects would be Pixelmator. It offers very advanced editing options, and you can even use it to create graphic designs and pixel art.

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Remove unwanted object using Pixelmator

For deleting unwanted watermarks and wrinkles, you get both a Repair brush and a Clone-Stamp tool for doing the removal manually.

Download and install Pixelmator on your phone.
Load the image you wish to edit and click on the brush icon to open the Retouch menu.
Click on Repair and simply tap and mark the area you want to remove. When you’re done, the app will automatically remove the marked object and fill in the gaps to give you a clean image.

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Alternative Photo object eraser app

If you are looking for apps which delete objects, another option you can check out is Fotor. It is an online website where you can import your photo and use the Clone brush to replace an unwanted object with a clean background.

Fotor is free and very easy to use!

Open Fotor using the link and add the photo you want to repair.
Select Beauty option, then click on Clone.
Click on the clean part of the image you want to use for covering up the object. Then make a left click and paint over the object. Fotor will use the cloned area for replacing the bad area!
Save the changes and download your final image.

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🙋Frequently Asked Questions

For removing watermarks from videos, you can try apps like SoftOrbits Remove Logo Now or Apowersoft Watermark Remover.

Yes, Affinity Photo is an advanced editing program available for Windows and Mac. It has options like inpainting and cloning for removing objects.

After Effects is a program by Adobe which can remove watermarks and logos from videos by tracking those bad pixels. There is a free trial available, after which you will have to buy the full version.

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