If you are taking photos outdoor during the day, chances are you will find your photos are filled by flares if you don’t use a lens hood. Digital editing might can help, but which tool you should use?
Let me guess what’s on your mind. Photoshop. Isn’t it?
Well, Photoshop is a great image editing tool. However, it takes an advanced image editing skill to get rid of unwanted objects out of a photo. If you only need to remove unwanted objects from a photo, Jihosoft Photo Eraser is a better suited option than Photoshop or GIMP. This photo editing tool is designed specifically to remove unwanted objects from a photo.
Take a look at the image below.
Believe or not. It takes less than one minute to remove the flares from the photo above using Jihosoft Photo Eraser. The process is pretty straightforward. You just need to select the objects you want to remove and click the Erase button and the rest is Jihosoft Photo Eraser’s turn to do its job.
Since Jihosoft Photo Eraser is designed specifically to remove unwanted objects from a photo, it doesn’t have too much tools and menus like you can find on image editing tools like Photoshop or GIMP. In general, there are only 4 key components you are going to use more often: selection tools (there are 6 selection tools offered by Jihosoft Photo Eraser), Red Mask, Green Donor and the Eraser button.
How Jihosoft Photo Eraser works
Jihosoft Photo Eraser is designed specifically to remove unwanted objects from a photo. The way this tool works is pretty simple. You select the objects you want to remove using one of the available selection tools and click the Erase button at the lower right corner. Wait a second until Jihosoft Photo Eraser is done removing the objects you selected.
There are six selection tools offered by Jihosoft Photo Eraser. You can use the one according to the shape of the object you want to remove.
Jihosoft Photo Eraser allows you to select several objects at once to be deleted all together. However, removing objects one by one is more recommended to get a better result.
There are two components you need to know first before using Jihosoft Photo Eraser: Red Mask and Green Donor.
Red Mask is activated by default. After selecting certain object/region on a photo, the selected region will be covered by Red Mask and the red-mask region will be deleted once you click the Erase button.
Green Donor, on the other hand, allows you to choose certain part of an image to be used to replace the red-mask region. With Green Donor, you can, for instance, remove pimples by selecting a face area that has no pimple and replace the face area with pimples. Or, you can also repair a broken structure of an object. Take a look at the image below (notice the roof area).
There are many other case examples where you can use Jihosoft Photo Eraser to fix the problems with, as explained on its official site.
How to use Jihosoft Photo Eraser to remove unwanted objects from a photo
On this example, we will demonstrate how to use Jihosoft Photo Eraser to remove annoying objects from a photo. We will use Jihosoft Photo Eraser to remove flares from a photo. Before getting started, make sure you have installed Jihosoft Photo Eraser on your computer. This tool is available for Windows and Mac. You can download the binary file of this tool on its official site.
Once Jihosoft Photo Eraser is installed, launch it and open an image by clicking the Select Photo button. Or, you can open several photos at once from a folder by clicking the Select Folder button.
Select one of the selection tools to select the region you want to remove. In this case, we use Selection Brush.
You can set the brush size by raising or lowering the adjustment handle on the left panel (right above the Red Mask). There is also Fix the Selection tool right below the Selection Brush to fix the selection. Once you are done selecting a region, click the Erase button at the lower right corner.
Repeat the steps above until you get the result you want. Once you are done, you can save the edited photo by clicking the floppy disk icon. You can also compare the edited result with the original photo by clicking the Before and After button below the image.
How to use Jihosoft Photo Eraser to repair broken structure of an object
As mentioned, Jihosoft Photo Eraser features Green Donor which you can use to repair broken structure of an object or remove pimples.
To use Green Donor to repair a broken structure, first open the photo containing a broken structure you want to repair. Select the region of the broken structure using one of the available tools.
Click Donor (the green dot on the left panel) and select a region you want to use to replace the broken region.
Lastly, click the Erase button.
Repeat the steps above until you get the result you want.
Jihosoft Photo Eraser is a unique photo editing tool that is designed specifically to remove unwanted objects from a photo. This tool is great because you can remove unwanted objects from a photo in minutes, even seconds. This tool could be your savior if the results of the photos you took are not as you expected. If you are looking for an alternative for mobile devices, you may use a variety of free apps to remove unwanted objects from photo in a few clicks.
For instance, if you are taking photos outdoor during the day without using a lens hood, chances are you will spot flares on some of your photos. Here is how Jihosoft Photo Eraser comes into play. You can use it to remove those flares in minutes without complex steps. Jihosoft Photo Eraser itself is a paid tool, but you can try it for free to figure out how great it is. It is available for Windows and Mac.
It looks great.
I’d give it a try if there were a native Linux version.