A background removal tool powered by AI

Want to remove background images from your video without using a green screen? Download Descript, an all-in-one video editor that has automatic background removal powered by artificial intelligence. Descript makes it easy to remove your video’s background and replace it with an image background, a solid color, a video background, or even a transparent background with a few clicks of your mouse.

Automatic background removal with Descript

If you’re looking for a background eraser tool for your videos that doesn’t require a green screen during filming, Descript has your back. With Descript, you can record and edit your video, then replace the background with a new image with drag-and-drop ease. Whether you want a plain white background or dynamic photo backgrounds, Descript can do it for you.

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How to use Descript’s background removal tool

Step 1

To use Descript for background removal, first make sure you’re connected to the internet. Then import your video, select the video element, navigate to the properties toolbar, select Green Screen, and click “Apply.”

Step 2

Descript will use AI to analyze your video and remove the background. Depending on the size of your video file, this may take several minutes. Once the effect is finished processing, toggle it on or off right in the properties panel.

Step 3

To add a new background, import any photo or video into the scene, control-click or right-click and select “Send to back.” When you’re finished, hit the “Share” button, select “Export,” and let your social media fans marvel at your background video editing skills.

Automatic background removal with Descript

If you’re looking for a background eraser tool for your videos that doesn’t require a green screen during filming, Descript has your back. With Descript, you can record and edit your video, then replace the background with a new image with drag-and-drop ease. Whether you want a plain white background or dynamic photo backgrounds, Descript can do it for you.

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Make unforgettable videos with Descript

Easy to use

With Descript, editing audio or video is as easy as editing text. Descript makes an automatic transcription of your recording to let you delete or move anything you want by deleting or highlighting the section of the transcript — no complicated timeline editors required.

Video editor for teams

Descript is a powerful collaboration tool. Share projects with your team so everyone can edit in the same place at the same time in one streamlined workflow — no more sifting through email attachments to find the latest version. 

Voiceovers

With Descript’s Overdub, you can create a text-to-speech model of your voice or select one from our ultra-realistic stock voices. Or, if you’d rather record the real thing over your Overdub voice, you can — Descript will replace the voiceover track and preserve the timing within your video.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I remove background from a video?

It’s easy with Descript. Using built-in AI, the app can automatically remove the original background from a video in minutes. From there, inserting a new background is as easy as uploading a new photo or video, control- or right-clicking, and selecting “Send to back.”  

Is there an app to remove background from a video?

Descript can remove image backgrounds or video backgrounds as easily as waving a magic wand. Just import your video and select “Green Screen.” If you used your own green screen during filming, Descript can handle that too: the Chroma Key tool can replace any color with a new background easily.

What is the name of the app that removes the background?

That app would be Descript. Using artificial intelligence, it automatically detects the background image or video that needs removal, then allows you to replace the background with anything you want. It’s kind of like a teleportation device for your video footage.

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Create a podcast, a video, and all your social assets using Descript. It’s as easy as editing a doc.