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How to Blur Pictures in Video

I want to blur a picture in my video, I know it's a lot of work but I would like to know what's the best way to do this. Can someone recommend an application that's not too difficult to learn that will give good results.

Encounter the same dilemma? Since the picture may contain content that you need, you can’t simply delete/cut it. Don’t worry. Here’s a picture blur tool you can use: Wondershare Video Editor (Video Editor for Mac). It’s capable of covering up any part of the image to hide improper information or protect your privacy. The best part is you can do this in a simple click, no any hassle. Check it out below.

Preparation: Download and install Wondershare Video Editor on your computer:

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This program is cross-platform, please download the right version for your operating system. The following guide explains how to blur a picture in Windows, but Mac users can follow the same steps because two versions share the same features.

1Import your video

Launch this program, click “Import” to pop up a browsing window and selecththe fileses you need. When all files displayed as thumbnails in the left item tray, drag and drop them to the Video Timeline.

blur picture editor

2Blur pictures with a click

Right click the video clip that shows the image you want to blur, and select “Power Tool” option in the pop-up menu to access the Power Tool window. Then click "Mosaic" tab, tick off "Apply Mosaic to the clip" checkbox, and hit Add.

There should be a selection tool appearing in the image to let you blur part of a picture with ease. Drag the rectangle to modify the blurring size and position as you like. If needed, you can also adjust the percent to achieve the best picture blurring effect. When satisfied, hit “Ok” to return to the primary window.

picture blur tool

Tips: If you want to cover only some part of the clip instead of the whole duration of your movie, you can split your video first by auto scene detection or the splitting function provided.

3Save the blurred 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.

photo blur tool

More about Wondershare Video Editor:
Besides enabling you to blur a picture in your video, this picture blurring editor is also a great helper if you want to remove audio from video, add background music, record voice-over, brighten your video, rotate to the correct angle, and more. Since the video blur software has so many amazing features, why not download it and have a try right now?

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Product-related questions? Speak directly to our Support Team >>

Liza_Brown
You can first split out the part you want and then add mosaic to it.
Jason Dean
I only need to blur an area in the first minute of the video. When I follow these steps the mosaic is throughout the whole video. Any tips?
Liza_Brown
You can drag the edge of the blur area to make it bigger.
kristinaleist
Is there a way to make the power tool bigger. I can't see the parts that I want to blur. They are too small.

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