Removing the background from pictures

  1. Insert the picture to your slide.
  2. Click the picture.
  3. Go to the ribbon to the Format tab which just appeared.
  4. Click Remove Background button.
  5. Expand the area of selection.
  6. Use Mark Area to Keep button to improve what PowerPoint highlighted to keep.
  7. Use your cursor to select this area.
  8. Use Make Areas to Remove button and do the same thing for area you want to remove.
  9. Right click on the image.
  10. Choose Format Picture option.
  11. Select Soft Edges.
  12. Change it to 5 Points.