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      Replace video background fast - just press a button.
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Remove video backgrounds automatically

Green Screen makes it easy to replace or remove a video background fast - without the need for a physical green screen. Did we mention it’s all online?


Create videos with transparent backgrounds

We’re introducing the next generation of video editing tools by utilizing the power of artificial intelligence. Say goodbye to manual roto and upload any video into Runway for quick and easy background removal. Change background clips, apply effects, and be wowed by the magic of machine learning.

How to use Green Screen

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Upload video files straight to the cloud and never worry about storage again. From MP4 to ProRes, we've got you covered.
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Green Screen
Drop your video into the timeline and experience the magic of Green Screen. Easily remove and replace your video backgrounds in just a few clicks.
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Choose from a range of export options. Customize formatting, download in 4K, or continue editing with more easy to use features.

How to remove video backgrounds

Learn how to isolate your subject from the background without using a green screen.

Why use Runway?

All-in-one online video editor

Forget the headache of mismatched video tools; Runway is your one stop shop for video editing. Remove the background of your product shot to make your brand pop, then continue working in the same software for ease and speed.

Express your creativity

Have the freedom to clone yourself, switch background locations, or change the color of your t-shirt. Use your Green Screen videos to create professional-level special effects, animations, and unique compositions.

The fastest way to edit

From YouTubers to documentary filmmakers, video creators are raving about the time Green Screen saves. Save yourself the hours of frustration and remove video backgrounds automatically in seconds.
Learn more about removing video backgrounds with Green Screen.
How long does it take to use Green Screen?
Green Screen goes to work in just a few clicks. Total time will be dependent on the length and complexity of your clip, but it's often possible to go from import to export in under 5 minutes.
Do I need to use a physical green screen?
Nope — that's the magic of Green Screen. Cut your subject out of any background, green or not.
Can I continue editing after using Green Screen?
Yes! Take advantage of our full Sequel editor to apply custom backgrounds, effects, transitions, and more.
How much does it cost?
Runway is free to use. We also offer plans for advanced features, which can be found here.
Are my files and projects private?
Assets, projects, and exports are all private by default. They can beshared with a URL if you choose to make them public. For other security concerns, please refer to our Privacy Policy.
What are the system requirements?
Runway is accessible on any desktop device with an internet browser. We currently operate exclusively on Google Chrome, but will expand in the coming months.
Will my files work with Green Screen?
For a comprehensive look at our video file support, please refer to this article.
Want more help?
Write us at support@runwayml.com.