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Export Your Illustration with a Transparent Background (👑 Premium Only)
Export Your Illustration with a Transparent Background (👑 Premium Only)

Export your figures without a background.

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Written by Stefan Pintaric
Updated this week

We understand that sometimes you may not require the extra space in the background, and that's okay!

Exporting your illustration with a transparent background boosts its versatility. This feature ensures smooth integration into diverse projects, effortlessly adapting to various color schemes and layouts. Such flexibility proves advantageous for a range of design tasks, facilitating the overlay of visuals onto different backgrounds.

It's important to note that exporting with a transparent background is an exclusive feature available to BioRender Premium users. If you find this feature essential, we recommend considering an upgrade to BioRender Premium to access additional benefits.

To export your illustration with a transparent background, follow these simple steps.

  1. Open the illustration that you want to export

  2. Click Export in the top right menu

  3. Select the Transparent background box

  4. Click Export again


I have a premium subscription but why is my file not downloading with a transparent background?

If your file is not downloading with a transparent background please first double-check where you are opening the file. If you are directly opening your file in another app such as PowerPoint or opening it directly from your downloads folder on your desktop, you may see the background is grey or black instead. The dark background may be present when viewing the exported file, but should not be a part of the file itself when uploaded to a document. Please try inserting the file into another app such as PowerPoint.

I am copying and pasting my file into another program but it still doesn't have a transparent background. What should I do?

If you copy and paste the file into another program you may see the background is not transparent. Please try uploading or using the INSERT PICTURE function in apps like PowerPoint rather than copying and pasting it.


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