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How to Blur Face in Video

When posting a video online, you may don’t want to have your face (or someone else’s face) appear or just want to blur out that of others while retaining your own smiling visage. To help you achieve that, Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor) is a good choice. It features a face-off function which automatically tracks the position and rotation of the face in your picture or video, which lets you blur out faces with minimal effort. You can also use it to automatically add a funny grimace to the detect faces in the video clip. It means that you can replace the people’s faces with hilarious masks instead of the monotonous. Now follow the steps below to see how to blur face in your video.

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1 Import your video to the program

After running this Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor), click the “Import” button to browse file folder on your computer and load to the program or directly drag and drop your video to the primary video. Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor) supports almost all video and audio formats. After you finish file loading, simply drag and drop the file to Video Timeline.

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2 Blur face in video in a click

Then highlight the target video file on the timeline. Right click and select "Power Tool". In the pop-up window, click the "Face Off" submenu and choose "Apply Face Off to the clip". Choose the first Mosaic effect and the program will immediately put the effect on the face it detected. If you want to add more fun to the video, pick up other funny marks as you like. When the above operations are completed, you can preview the video by hitting on the Play button, then click OK to save the editing and return to the main interface.

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3 Preview and save the video

You've successfully blurred out part of a picture, now click “Create” to export your finished video. In the output window, you can select a video format to save to desktop, or publish it directly on YouTube, Facebook, or Twitter. Also, you can burn a DVD disk from your video in minutes with excellent quality.

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Besides blur face in video, you can also add other special effects like Mosaic, Tilt Shift and Jump Cut at Beat to your video. And Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor) can also meet your basic editing requirements including trim, crop, split videos and add text, effects, transition, intro/credit, sound, etc. If you're interested in it, find out more information from HERE.

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Here is a video tutorial which you can refer to:

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Liza_Brown
Hi Isabella, to use the power tool you will need to first import your media files to the library, and then drag the video clip to the video track on timeline. When done, select the video, then you will see the power tool feature becoming clickable. Here is a detailed guide:http://www.wondershare.com/video-editor/advanced-editing.html Best.
Liza_Brown
Thanks a lot for your feedback. The file size of this program is approximately 90M, plus the extra built-in resources(credit titles, intros, special effects etc.), it won't be more than 200M in total. The reason that it costs you much more space than that is probably because the media files you've imported. If you have troubles uninstalling this program, please try this free tool: http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/25276/appcleaner Let me know if you have further questions. Best
Unhappy
This app installed about a gig worth of software and this is the only feature I needed, and it doesn't even work. I realize I can uninstall, but it leaves about 800mb of garbage on my machine. As a sr software engineer myself I cannot believe you would release a product in this state.
Isabella
Could not use the power tool ...
Peter
Face blur doesn work for me as well :(
Liza_Brown
Hi Steve, I will have our support team contact you shortly, please check your emails to find the updates.thanks.
Steve
I'm unable to get the blur face to work in video.
Liza_Brown
Hi, Mo, I sent your case to our support team, they will contact you by email today. thanks.
Mo
Blur face in video doesn't work
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