Adding a stroke to a PNG image file

Good day Friends!

I just recently updated the app and I’m having difficulty trying to find my way around the new features. See, I need to add a stroke to a png image, whose outline is a little complex. This is for a sticker I’m trying to print out and I need a bit of outline for the image as a border. The stroke options is non selectable and I cannot easily toggle the setting to my needs. How do I go about this?

Strange since I can put a shadow behind it but not a stroke.

Thank you to those who are willing to help! Attached is screenshot of the image and the menu of the app. Thanks again!

Hello Patpourri!

At the moment, there is no option to add a stroke effect to the PNG image.

You can apply a new shape on top of PNG by using a Pen tool. And set the stroke to that shape. This could take more time, and might require some skills.

But instead, you can also do this:

  • Auto trace the image with Keep Source Image ON
  • Select Auto traced shapes → Path tab → Boolean → Unite
  • Apply stroke effect, remove fill
  • Move the auto traced shape to the background by using Layers panel

I hope it helps :slight_smile:

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Thank you! I appreciate the swift response.
This is quite helpful and will keep this tip in mind. Thanks again!

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