Back in 2021, Google introduced the Magic Eraser for Google Photos, but it was exclusive to the Pixel 6 series. Some users thought that the Pixel phones had special hardware to handle this feature. Perhaps they have some sort of AI technology to handle Magic Erasers, but Google has managed to extend the feature to everyone. The Magic Eraser will soon be available on all Pixel smartphones. It will also be available to all non-Pixel phones and even iOS users via the Google Photos app. The catch is that non-Pixel users will need to be subscribed to Google One.
Magic Eraser reaches all Pixel smartphones, non-Google devices can also get it
For those unaware, Google One is a subscription plan that gives you more storage to use across Drive, Gmail, and Google Photos. It also comes with a set of cloud-based data management tools. Soon, Google One will also give users the chance to use the Magic Eraser. The Google Photos app is also getting HDR for videos, which will also be available to all Google One subscribers. In addition, Google One subscribers will be able to apply styles to a single photo in Google Photo’s collage editor. The search giant also confirms a number of new Styles coming to Pixel and Google One users.
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In fact, this is more than just a Magic Eraser announcement. The arrival of this feature is certainly good news for Google Photos users. However, Google’s announcement focus is on making Google One more attractive. As such, it also announces free shipping for Google One members on orders from stores in the US, Canada, Europe, and the UK.
According to Google, Magic Eraser is heading to Pixel and Google One user. Those not in the program can sign up for a free trial in Google Photos. This will start in early March and will allow users to try out some of the new features.
If you’re curious about Magic Erase, it’s a feature that detects distractions in photos. These include photobombers or power lines, which the feature can easily remove. You can also use it to circle or paint over other things you want to erase. To use Magic Eraser, select a photo and tap Edit at the bottom. If Magic Eraser is not listed as one of the suggested tools, then tap Tools.
This sounds like a response after Samsung decided to launch its own Magic Eraser. Well, Google needs to keep its ecosystem attractive, hence it is introducing one more feature to make Google Photos attractive.