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How to replace a sky using AI

inPixio Photo Studio can now detect and remove skies from your photo automatically, allowing you to easily replace a sky.

Change a rainy day to a sunny one or pick an atmospheric sunset to add drama to your photo – it’s easy with inPixio!

Learn more about inPixio Automatic Technology


1. Remove the sky

Open your photo and click the “Sky” tab in the right-hand panel.

Then click “replace automatically”.

Your photo opens in a new window and inPixio’s AI removes the sky automatically.

Photo Studio Replace Background tab


2. Fine-tune your selection

If necessary, use the markers to improve the automatic selection.

For example, here we use the yellow marker to improve the edges of the tree.

When you’re happy with your selection, click “Continue”.

Fine tuning the automatic sky selection


3. Choose a new sky

Select a sky from the library. There is a wide selection of blue skies and sunsets to choose from.

You can also import your own sky picture by clicking “Add”.

Choosing a new sky from the library


4. Adjust the sky and foreground

If your new sky is a very different color to your original one, for example if you changed a daytime sky to a sunset, you may want to adjust your new image to make it look more realistic.

Click the “Adjustments” tab and use the sliders to tweak settings for the sky and the foreground.

Adjustments tab for sky replacement


5. Save your photo

Once you’re happy with your new sky, click “Save a copy”.

This takes you back to the main Photo Studio workspace. A copy of your photo with the new sky is automatically saved to the same folder as the original image.

Blue sky image and sunset sky image


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