Review of Manual vs. Automated Photo Editing Tools to Remove Image Background – Complex Shaped Object Multi-Color Contrasting Live Background

Complex Shaped Object

Multi-Color Contrasting Live Background:

Taking an image of complex shaped object, now we will test these three tools. We hope this image judge the ultimate capability of the automatic tools. At last, we will do manually background removal work in Photoshop and make a comparison. So, let’s march ahead.

complex shape autoclipping

At first, we have tried to remove the background in Autoclipping.com. We have tried our best to get an exact image based on our necessity, but it is a matter of frustration that this tool has failed to do the job. Look at the above image and you can see it is a complex image with a lot of embedded holes. It has also zigzag edge. This automatic tool cannot remove the background well, rather it ruined the image. It ruined the edge, pixel, and main object also. This tool is not perfect for making an image professional.

Score for Autoclipping: 33%

Breakdown:

Performance Fields Marks
Working with Soft Edges 2%
Work on Curved Areas 1%
Work on Shadows 1%
Maintain Image Resolution 4%
Time it takes 8%
Work on Holes 3%
Re-utilization benefit 0%
Securing subject pixel 3%
Background Color on Subject 3%
Skills Required for Editing 8%
Total 33.00%

 

complex shape backgroundburner

Then, in Background Burner, we have tried to cut out the backdrop from the same complex shaped image. This tool fails to remove the background from the holes, curved areas, delicate edge, etc. It ruined the shadow and pixel also. As a result, the image has lost its suitability to be used in commercial purposes. This tool has no capability to make any image suitable for the ecommerce.

Score for BurnerBonanza: 36%

Breakdown:

Performance Fields Marks
Working with Soft Edges 1%
Work on Curved Areas 2%
Work on Shadows 1%
Maintain Image Resolution 4%
Time it takes 10%
Work on Holes 2%
Re-utilization benefit 3%
Securing subject pixel 3%
Background Color on Subject 2%
Skills Required for Editing 8%
Total 36.00%

 

complex shape clippingmagic

Next, it is time for running our experiment on Clippingmagic.com in order to remove the dull background and we got a bitter experience. It also cannot pass the test. It has destroyed the pixel, resolution, shadow, and the whole image. As a result, you may be frustrated. This automatic tool fails to remove the background from the holes and thus this tool fails to achieve the target.

Score for Cloppingmagic: 33%

Breakdown:

Performance Fields Marks
Working with Soft Edges 2%
Work on Curved Areas 2%
Work on Shadows 1%
Maintain Image Resolution 3%
Time it takes 10%
Work on Holes 1%
Re-utilization benefit 0%
Securing subject pixel 4%
Background Color on Subject 2%
Skills Required for Editing 8%
Total 33.00%

 

complex shape manual

Finally, we have taken a decision that the automated tool cannot the image manipulation work perfectly. Being disappointed with these automated tools, at last we have taken manual editing service in Photoshop and it provides a great result. Photoshop has removed the background of this photo maintaining all of our conditions. It keeps unchanged the pixels, soft edge, shadows, and more.

Score for Manual Editing: 77%

Breakdown:

Performance Fields Marks
Working with Soft Edges 10%
Work on Curved Areas 10%
Work on Shadows 10%
Maintain Image Resolution 10%
Time it takes 0%
Work on Holes 10%
Re-utilization benefit 10%
Securing subject pixel 9%
Background Color on Subject 8%
Skills Required for Editing 0%
Total 77.00%

 

Object Background Manual AC BB CM
Group Shot Multi-Color Contrasting Live Background 77% 33% 36% 33%

 

Conclusion: From the above discussion about complex shaped object, we can take a decision that manual technique works better on such an image than the automated tools. Photoshop works perfectly, whereas the automatic systems struggle a lot. Currently these automation systems cannot do well and it is obvious that Photoshop is yet unrivaled for removing the image background perfectly.

 

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Multi-Color Contrasting Live Background Basic-shaped object
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Single & Same or Similar Color Gradient Background Basic-shaped object
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Single & Same or Similar Multi-Color Background Basic-shaped object
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