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How to Create PDF with Transparent Background in Windows

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2024-05-22 13:36:15 • Filed to: Create PDF Tips • Proven solutions

If your PDF document has a background, affecting your reading experiences, and you want to remove it but don't know how to create a PDF with a transparent background. Read this article to find out how you can make your PDF transparent background with Wondershare PDFelement - PDF Editor.

How to Make PDF Transparent Background

Step 1. Open PDF Document

Go to the "Home" tab, and click "Add" to browse for your PDF document. Additionally, the simplest way is to drag and drop the file into the program home window.

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Step 2. Make PDF Background Transparent

Click on the "Edit" tab, then select "Background" and choose "Add Background" from the drop-down menu. 

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Now a window pops up. By clicking File, you can add an image and use it as the background. Then you can adjust the Opacity option. After that, the background will be changed into transparent.

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Step 3. Save PDF

After changing the opacity of the background, you can now click the "File" tab and select "Save" or "Save As" to save the file.

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FAQs about PDF Transparent Background

1. How to make a PDF transparent in Adobe?

To make a PDF transparent in Adobe, you would need to access the "Edit" tab and then click on "Edit PDF." From there, select "More" > "Background" and "Update". To make the Background transparent, go to the "opacity" panel and adjust the opacity slider to the desired level of transparency. Save the changes and the PDF background should now be transparent.

2. How to make PDF background transparent in Photoshop?

To make your PDF background transparent in Photoshop, open it and click › Window › Layers. Duplicate the PDF image. Then hide the background layer by clicking the eye icon in the Layers palette. Remove the background by clicking on Quick Actions in the Properties panel and selecting Remove Background. Finally, save the image as a PNG file to maintain transparency.

3. How to make your PDF background transparent online?

There are several online tools you can use to make a PDF background transparent. One option is WorkinTool, which provides an easy-to-use tool to change PDF background color online. You can simply upload your PDF document online, select a color and then adjust the transparency. Then the background will be transparent. You can then save the edited PDF with the transparent background.

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