How to Remove Watermark from Photo


A watermark is used to identify an artist, producer, or owner. When it used in photo, it is a way of indicating that the rights to the image belong to the owner. With the popularization of copyright awareness, more and more photographers will use watermarks when publishing photos. In order not to destroy the beauty of the picture, we usually use the remove watermark tool when processing the picture.

However, what should we do when the location of the watermark of some pictures is complicated, or the watermark is too dense? In this post, we will list some useful tools for you to help you remove the watermark from a photo easily.

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Part 1 - Online Tool

1. Apowersoft Watermark Remover

Apowersoft Watermark Remover is an amazing online watermark tool that can help you add or remove watermarks in photos and videos easily. It has three watermark selection tools that can remove all unwanted objects from photos. The tool also supports batch processing of multiple watermarks at once.

Step 1. Navigate to the Online Image Watermark Remover and upload the photo that you want to remove the watermark from your local device.

Step 2. Drag the box to your watermark. If you have more than one watermark in your photo, you can click the "Add Box(es)" button to remove other watermarks. When you finished, hit the "Erase" button.

Apowersoft Remove Watermark

Step 3. After waiting for a few seconds, you can download the new photo by clicking the "download images" button. Your images will be deleted from the service permanently. You don't need to worry about the security of your photo.

2. Inpaint

Inpaint is an online tool that can magically remove objects from your photos. With Inpaint, you will get clear, spectacular pictures with few simple gestures. Using Inpaint to remove objects from photos is almost as easy as taking a shot itself. With merely three simple steps you can make power lines, tourists, buildings, background wreckage, and other elements vanish as if they never were there. After removing the watermark, you can not only repair old photos but also can improve your skin with Inpaint.

Step 1. Drop file to the window directly or click the "Upload Image" to upload your photo. Meanwhile, you need to pay attention to the format and the image size. The format should be JPG or PNG. The photo size cannot exceed 10MB.

Step 2. Select the watermark removal tool you need in the left menu bar. Frame the location of the watermark on the photo and then click the green "Erase".

Inpaint Remove Watermark

Step 3. After a few seconds, you can get the photo without a watermark. Click the "Download" button which shows in the top right corner of the page.

3. Pixlr

Pixlr is a free online photo editor right in your browser. The editor can open almost any image format such as PSD (Photoshop), PXD, JPEG, PNG (transparent), SVG, and more. With the AI design tools in this editor, you can remove watermarks from your photos perfectly with one click. No matter where you are, you can edit photos. The powerful online photo editor also works like a charm on your mobile device, so you can enter editing mode at any time.

Step 1. Launch the Pixlr online editor.

Step 2. Upload your photo by clicking the "OPEN IMAGE" button. Loading URL to upload the photo is also supported.

Step 3. Click the "Retouch" > "CLONE STAMP" to remove the watermark. Click the watermark and drag the mouse to erase the watermark.

Pixlr Remove Watermark

Step 4. Click the "Save" button to save the photo. You can set the quality and size of the photo in this step. When you finished, click the "DOWNLOAD" button.

Pixlr Photo Setting

Part 2 - Offline Tool

1. SoftOrbits Photo Stamp Remover

SoftOrbits Photo Stamp Remover is one of the most featured watermark remover software and it can be downloaded for free. Aside from removing watermarks, it can also erase date stamps, remove people, and clear up any unwanted element in your photos or images. What's more, removing watermarks using the SoftOrbits software is a simple 3-step process. Here's what you should do:

Step 1. Open Photo Stamp Remover and upload the watermarked image or photo by clicking Add Files on the menu.

Step 2. Using the marker or other selection tools, highlight the watermark or any element that you want to remove.

SoftOrbits Photo Stamp Remover Select Tools

Step 3. Click Remove to erase the selection. It's that easy!

SoftOrbits Photo Stamp Remover Remove The Watermark

2. Photoshop

Photoshop is one of the best imaging and graphic design software. From photo editing and compositing to digital painting, animation, and graphic design, Photoshop is your best choice. The professional photography tools make it easy to do everyday edits or total image transformations across desktop and iPad. Crop, remove objects, retouch, and combine photos. Playing with color and effects, reimagine the art of photography are also supported.

Step 1. Download and install the software then launch Photoshop.

Step 2. Drag the picture to delete the watermark directly to the interface of Adobe Photoshop. In addition, you can click "File"> "Open ..." or use a shortcut to load photos.

Step 3. Now go to select the "Content-Aware Move Tool" in Photoshop as shown in the below screenshot. Next, you need to click and hold to select the area around the watermark on your photo you need to remove.

Photoshop Content Aware Move Tool

Step 4. Go to "Edit" > "Fill", then you will see a "Fill" pop-up box shows on your screen. Here you need to choose "Content-Aware" under the contents list and set Mode to "Normal", Opacity to "100%" in the Blending area. When you finished setting, click the "OK" button. Then you will see your watermark disappeared on the photo.

Photoshop Edit Fill

3. Fotophire Editing Toolkit

Fotophire Editing Toolkit is a one-stop photo editing software. With Fotophire Editing Toolkit, You can easily remove anything that spoils your photo or clone any part, without pixel-by-pixel precise selection. Besides, unnecessary tourists, street signs, or power lines can be removed effortlessly.

Step 1.Install the Fotophire Editing Toolkit software and import your photo that you need to remove the watermark.

Step 2. Mark the object to be erased with a custom brush. You can choose the size and shape. In addition, you can also use the intuitive lasso tool to make precise selections.

Step 3. Click the "Erase" button and the server will remove the watermark quickly. Click the "Save" icon to save your new photo.

Fotophire Editing Toolkit Erase


The above are 5 tools to remove your watermark from the photo. We have listed both online tools and offline tools for you. If you want to further edit your photo, we recommend you to use Photoshop and Fotophire Editing Toolkit. If you just want to remove the watermark, you can use the online tools directly. Please feel free to contact us if you have any good ideas for this post.

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