The Magic Move Tool

The Magic Move Tool

By Discovery Center Team

The new content-aware Magic Move tool speeds up the editing process by automatically replacing the background when you remove or move an object. This tutorial shows you how it works in 3 easy steps:

  • select the object you wish to remove
  • select the Magic Move tool, move the object and allow the processing to occur
  • adjust the settings to ensure a smooth, clean look

And that’s how easy it is. The empty area left behind is automatically filled to match the surrounding background. It’s a great photo-editing time saver!

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Comments (5)

  • Arthur Applegate Reply

    I am running X8, and I can’t find the magic erase or move tools, do I have to go back to X7 to use them?

    September 15, 2016 at 9:21 am
    • Tracy Reply

      I’m running X8 Ultimate (don’t know if that matters). You have to be in the Edit workspace. Pick a Selection tool (second from top on left) and Actions section appears in the upper left-hand area. Both tool options should be there.

      October 20, 2016 at 1:05 pm
  • DORIS Reply

    i love this

    June 29, 2016 at 3:10 pm
  • Judith Cushing Reply

    I was enjoying it, but I touched the spacebar and it disappeared

    May 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Judith,

      If you accidentally delete or alter the selection before finishing with the Magic Move tool, you can use the undo function (Ctrl+Z) to undo the last couple steps and try again!

      All the best,
      Corel Discovery Center Team

      May 24, 2016 at 3:53 pm

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