Cutout: Cropping Intermediate Areas of an Object Using the Edge Tool

Often, you are confronted objects you that have elements of the background situated within them that need to be removed. Typical examples are photos in which people have their hands placed on their hips, or as in our example below, on their heads or hats: When cropping such an image using Inside/Outside Edge Matting, the outcome becomes problematic due to the fact that the areas between the arms, head and the hat are not removed, but remain in the cropped result.

With the new edge-tool in CutOut 9 professional you can easily remove these areas by outlining them individually after drawing the inside and outside outline around the entire person.

The result of this edge definition speaks for itself:

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