How to remove background from images without Photoshop using this free online AI tool

If you need to quickly remove the background of an image you know how it can be boring, even with access to software like Photoshop. Remove.bg is a single-purpose website that uses AI to do the job for you. Just upload any image and the site will automatically identify any people in it, cut around the foreground, and let you download a PNG of your subject with a transparent background.

It’s the latest example of how machine learning techniques that were once cutting-edge are being turned into simple consumer tools. In the case of removing an image’s background, there are already a few open-source algorithms that can handle this particular task.

Remove.bg

Other similar tools include Deepart.io which applies the style of one image (like a painting) to another, and LetsEnhance.io, which uses AI to automatically upscale pictures. 

Testing and using HTTP/2

There’s a handy command-line tool called is-http which is installed using npm as follows:


npm install -g is-http2-cli

Once installed you can check the HTTP/2 status of a web on the command-line:


$ is-http2 www.atomictag.com
✓ HTTP/2 supported by www.atomictag.com
Supported protocols: h2 spdy/3.1 http/1.1

The is-http tool is also useful because it gives you a list of the protocols advertised by the server. As you can see www.cloudflare.com supports HTTP/2, HTTP/1.1 and SPDY/3.1.

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Free website performance testing tools

Here you may find some website performance testing tools to help you make your web site blazing fast.

At the time of testing, all of these tools were free and did not require any web site testing software to be installed. You simply supply your URL and your website performance test is underway.