Let's suppose I have something like this (the image resulting from this):

ColorNegate[Rasterize[Graphics[Circle[{100, 100}, 50]]]]

Now, what I want to do is fill the inside of the circle (in the image, not transforming Circle->Disk :) ) with White (the color of the circle).


  • $\begingroup$ Binarize@FillingTransform@ ColorNegate[Rasterize[Graphics[Circle[{100, 100}, 50]]]] works for your specific case, though without the binarize the color is different to the edge $\endgroup$ Sep 25, 2015 at 14:54
  • $\begingroup$ Also see here: mathematica.stackexchange.com/questions/7781/… $\endgroup$ Sep 25, 2015 at 14:58
  • $\begingroup$ Oh... Of course it's FillingTransform. I didn't know about the Binarize. Thank you. If you want to create an answer, and explain maybe better the Binarize part, I'll accept it. $\endgroup$
    – mgm
    Sep 25, 2015 at 14:59
  • $\begingroup$ there you are, hopefully a better explanation of the binarization... $\endgroup$ Sep 25, 2015 at 15:10

2 Answers 2


FillingTransform is what you're after:

img = FillingTransform@ColorNegate[Rasterize[Graphics[Circle[{100, 100}, 50]]]]

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But this gives a gray fill because your image wasn't binary to begin with. Easy to fix, e.g. with a subsequent Binarize:


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Alternatively, ColorReplace[] might provide a more general solution.

ColorReplace[img, Gray -> White]

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Using RegionImage: (Introduced Sept 14, 2017)


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