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AI Smart Cutout for Mac

This guide shows you detailed steps for cutting out a subject from images or videos by AI Smart Cutout, only with several clicks.

AI Smart Cutout has been trained thousands of times to accurately recognize the edge of the targeted image. It allows you to get the output with neat, smooth, and clear edges. Enough brush settings are provided in the system if you want to make more precise adjustments.

Apply AI Smart Cutout to Images on Mac

You can follow the steps below to process images with Smart Cutout on Mac.

Step 1: After launching the Filmora application, drag the image from your computer or the library to the processing area.

Step 2: One-click the image and select AI Tools in the Video tab. Open the Smart Cutout function by clicking the button next to it. Then, click the icon in the center of the section below Smart Cutout to start the process.

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Step 3: Draw the subject you need with the brush icon and adjust it with the eraser icon. The palm icon is used to move the picture to where you want to adjust it precisely.

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Filmora also provides a simple and advanced mode to change some features. The Simple Mode of Smart Cutout on the right side of the interface includes the settings for Brush Size, Edge Thickness, and Edge Feather.

  • You can change the Brush Size with this setting when drawing the needed subject. The default size is 30, and you can set it from 1 to 300.
  • Edge Thickness refers to the margin that encircles the subject you want to retain. The default is 0, but you can set the range from -100 to 100.
  • You can use Edge Feather to adjust harsh edges and is a nice way to blend images, which is especially needed when dealing with hair. Its default figure is 0, and you can set it up to 20.
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Tip: In Filmora, you can decide whether to retain the subject chosen or the background by clicking the Invert Foreground/Backg icon, as marked in the image below.

filmora videos smart cutout invert background

Step 4: Set the background by clicking the bust icon on the upper side of the interface. You can choose the settings from Toggle Alpha Overby, Toggle Transparency Grid, Toggle Transparency Black, or Toggle Alpha.

filmora variable options of background

Step 5: Save the modification by clicking OK.

Apply AI Smart Cutout to Videos on Mac

You can follow the procedures below to use this tool on Mac.

Step 1: Launch Filmora and add the video.

Step 2: Find the Smart Cutout function under the Video>AI Tools section and open it. Click the button indicating Click to start Smart Cutout in the center of the section.

Step 3: Draw the subject in the video. Set the Edge Thickness and Edge Feature if needed, and click the bust icon in the Simple Mode tab to process the task.

Step 4: Change the background of the video by clicking the bust icon in the upper right corner. Find Click to start the Smart Cutout icon in the Simple Mode section and click it. Then, Filmora will extract the selected subject from the whole video and export the output in a short while.

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Step 5: Also, Filmora enables you to track the motion with settings in the Advanced Mode section. You can choose from Track One Section Reverse, Track Reverse, Track Forward and Reverse, Track Forward, and Track One Section Forward, based on your needs to adjust the object to be tracked.

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Step 6: After previewing, click OK to apply the changes.