How To Blur Images In Windows, and Mac

How do you feel when someone photobombs your good image on your vacation? Want to edit that part? Want to post a great picture on your social media feed but wish to omit some stuff first? Well, you can certainly remove the unwanted stuff without cropping the image. You can use blur effect and just focus on the subject. There are a lot of apps which comes with blur effect feature to omit the unwanted stuff in a few steps.

In this post, we will discuss how to blur images in Windows, and Mac.

How To Blur Images on Windows?

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Tweakshot Capture

Though there are a number of tools available for perfect editing and to apply blur effects in images. You can always count on the very best TweakShot to do the same with a captured screenshot on Windows.

This makes your work easy and fun by directing you to edit page right next to the screen capture. So that you can use the image to highlight or blur certain portions immediately. It is a time saver and has been for bloggers as it is easy to blur, mark or crop images with TweakShot.

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Not just this, you can blur any images present in your system with this tool. Just launch the tool and click on the Folder button which directs you to selection on ann image. Now this image opens in the tool and is subject to editing with the complete toolkit. Save the work and export the file easily.

Blur the portions of text, images on the screenshot and select upload directly on Google Drive, One Drive or Dropbox. Easy share and rich features to edit make this tool very likable as it does the needful for Windows PC.

Wondershare FotoPhire Focus

Wondershare Fotophire Focus is a tool to create some wonderful blur effects on your images. Try this tool to set the focus and blur out the extra part of the image. Select the portions with different blur ranges. This keeps showing you a before the edited photo on the left side for comparison. The blur effect can be applied in three styles- Circular, linear and brush.

Wondershare FotoPhire Focus

The entire picture can be blurred with one click on Brush. Further, you can reverse the order and choose to clear blur from parts of the images too. Now, you can use this tool to show your creativity along with many other editing tools available.

How To Blur Images On Mac?

Although there are many tools available to edit images on Mac. We are going to introduce you to a focused tool, Focus and Blur is a committed tool for Mac to put objects in focus and blurring the rest of the image. It works very efficiently with images when you are trying to blur a particular part.

How To Blur Images On Mac

Use Auto focus button to let it choose subject itself and blur the rest of your image. Although you can also make the selection manually with its help. Further, take into your hands to add Bokeh Effect to which extent with various options.

The blur effect can be customized as sharp or dull as per your choice. This focused and blurred part of your image can be edited separately making it user-friendly. Get a professional touch with an easy to understand tool for Mac users to enhance your creativity in digital photography.

Other Tools Available Online –



Fotor is a free photo editing tool that does not require any download. Therefore it can be used from all the platforms whether a PC or smartphone or tablet. This has a very good blur tool to change the background or to hide a particular element in your images. It has three modes- circular, linear and brush.

With circular and linear it is as it appears in any other tilt-shift modes to focus in a circular or linear form. While in brush blur mode, it appears to work a brush stroke and blurs a certain part in images. This is very simple and easy to achieve process which makes it user-friendly.

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Be Funky-


Another online tool that can be used for free and is available to all platforms. BeFunky is a common name used by digital editing lovers. It has a variety of tools for editing images, turning them into digital art, putting blur effect or to make a collage. There are more than a few wonderful things which you can do online with this photo editor. To apply the blur effect, you can choose the part and then the blur range and opacity. It is easily shared on Facebook, Google and more.

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So, these are the apps and ways to use to blur images in Windows and Mac. Want to blur photos on your computer with an online method, then Fotor and BeFunky are the tools to use. If you are looking for a complete editing and recording tool, you can choose Tweakshot, to do wonderful edits on Windows. While Focus and Blur is a great tool for Mac.

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