MacOS Ventura has some useful tools included in its “Quick Actions” menu, which make once-difficult and cumbersome tasks just the press of a button. One of these tools that I use daily is the ability to remove the background from an image on macOS in just seconds.
Here’s how to remove the background from an image on macOS using Quick Actions.
How to remove background from image on macOS
Once you master the process, you’ll wonder why you haven’t been doing this exact trick for years. Not only can you remove the background from an image with quick actions, but you can also quickly change the image format without going through the hassle of opening Preview.
- open finder and find the image from which you want to remove background
- right click and choose quick actions
- Click remove background
It’s as simple as that. Finder will create a new PNG file with the subject from the original photo. Not only is it instantaneous, but using Quick Actions eliminates the need for any third-party apps. For years I used Photoshop just to do this simple task. Now I don’t even need to worry.
quick actions save the day
Quick Actions is one of the most useful additions to macOS in recent years, but for some reason I don’t use it nearly enough. Apple has given third-party developers the option to add Quick Action capabilities when a user downloads their apps, and it means you can have a faster way to access some of the most useful tools for Mac .
Not only can you add third-party options to Quick Actions, but you can also add shortcuts. For example, the ability to include images in iPhone frames for my articles on iMore makes my life so much easier. And all this is done with the click of a button. As far as I’m concerned, Quick Actions is my new favorite feature on the Mac, and I can’t wait to tell everyone about it.