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Transparent Backgrounds not Transparent - Shows Matt Black

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    Windows 8.1

    Transparent Backgrounds not Transparent - Shows Matt Black


    I think the title should be pretty explanatory.

    Essentially, I have made a background with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. I have saved the file as PNG with Transparency. Windows Photoviewer shows the transparency but when I set it as my desktop wallpaper this transparency suddenly no longer exists and where is should be transparent it is a matt black.
    Even when in a position mode where I can change the background, when I set it to white, it does change the background to white, but it doesn't effect the transparent area and it stays back.

    Refer to image.
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    Is there any way to make the transparency work correctly.

    Thanks in Advance.

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  2. #2

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    Windows 8.0 x64

    Welcome to the Forums.

    This thread may have a useful technique:
    Masked/Transparent .PNG as background/wallpaper...
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Transparent Backgrounds not Transparent - Shows Matt Black
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