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How to change the color that represents transparancy in a PNG file

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Jun 24, 2024 Jun 24, 2024

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In a PNG file that already has a transparent background, this tranparent background is always represented by a white color.

So this question is NOT about making the background transparent!

Question: how can I set a color with which transparency is displayed in Lightroom?
I would to have the transparency be shown as black or ...

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Community Expert , Jun 24, 2024 Jun 24, 2024
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What do you mean by "handling"? My question is not about handling but displaying.

Lightroom does show the image, only it substitutes the transparency with white.


By @LightroomStatistics


It does and you cannot change that.

 

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Jun 24, 2024 Jun 24, 2024

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Lightroom Classic has no capability of handling transparent backgrounds. This is a job for Photoshop.

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What do you mean by "handling"? My question is not about handling but displaying.

Lightroom does show the image, only it substitutes the transparency with white.

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What do you mean by "handling"? My question is not about handling but displaying.

Lightroom does show the image, only it substitutes the transparency with white.


By @LightroomStatistics


It does and you cannot change that.

 

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