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Background Removal in the Browser & Node.js

background removal js showcase

Remove backgrounds from images directly in the browser or Node.js environment with ease and no additional costs or privacy concerns. Explore an interactive demo.


@imgly/background-removal is a powerful npm package that allows developers to seamlessly remove the background from images directly in the browser.

@imgly/background-removal-node is a powerful npm package that allows developers to remove the background from images in Node.js.

With its unique features and capabilities, this package offers an innovative and cost-effective solution for background removal tasks without compromising data privacy.

Who is it for?

@imgly/background-removal is ideal for developers and projects that require efficient and cost-effective background removal directly in the browser or Node.js. It caters to a wide range of use cases, including but not limited to:

  • E-commerce applications that need to remove backgrounds from product images in real time.

  • Image editing applications that require background removal capabilities for enhancing user experience.

  • Web-based graphic design tools that aim to simplify the creative process with in-browser background removal.

Whether you are a professional developer or a hobbyist, @imgly/background-removal empowers you to deliver impressive applications and services with ease.


The software is free for use under the GPL License. Please contact for questions about other licensing options.

Authors & Contributors

This library is made by IMG.LY shipping the world's premier SDKs for building creative applications. Start your trial of the CreativeEditor SDK, PhotoEditor SDK & VideoEditor SDK.