Moho Pro 13 PNG Import Not Transparent

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Moho Pro 13 PNG Import Not Transparent

Post by EHEBrandon » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:34 pm

Okay this is kind of annoying I'm creating something in photoshop I tried getting rid of the background so its checkerboard I tried making it pure white but no matter what when I try to import a PNG it will always import with some kind of backdrop and never transparent and its a bit frustrating. Any tips or tricks?
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Re: Moho Pro 13 PNG Import Not Transparent

Post by slowtiger » Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:41 pm

In PS: create new file. Create new layer. Create something drawn in that layer. Switch off visibility of background layer. Save as PNG.
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Re: Moho Pro 13 PNG Import Not Transparent

Post by Greenlaw » Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:47 pm

The background needs to be transparent in Photoshop (i.e., you should see the checker pattern.)

When exporting the PNG, make sure Transparency is enabled in the settings. You can do this from Export Preferences. If you're using the legacy exporter, it's an option on the panel.

My preference with Photoshop is to use the free third-party plugin Photoshop-Export-Layers-to-Files-Fast. This tool is especially useful when exporting character artwork for Moho.

With any of these methods, so long as Transparency is enabled, Moho will read the image with a transparent background.
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