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5 Easiest Ways to Blur Faces or Moving Objects in Videos

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If you want to learn how to blur out faces, or blur moving objects, then keep reading because we’ll break down the 5 easiest ways. There are two tools to use, the first being Movavi software and the second YouTube’s own program to allow you to blur moving objects in videos that you have already posted.

Movavi

The video editor formerly known as Movavi offers four different ways on how to blur out faces. Movavi offers free trials for both Windows and Mac users, so if you want to try before you by- you can.

Super Blur Effect

Step 1. Start by choosing your video type and format.

Step 2. You can either create a new video, or import one.

Step 3. Drag the video to the timeline.

Step 4. Click on the Effect button and scroll to the bottom to download more effects.

Step 5. Choose to download more effects and install them.

Step 6. Go back to the effects section and find the Super Blur tool.

Step 7. Drag it to the video on the timeline and it will blur the entire video.

Step 8. Click export and choose the format of your video.

You can download a free version below(it’s absulutely ads free and virus free):

Mosaic

Step 1. Start by choosing your video type and format.

Step 2. You can either create a new video, or import one.

Step 3. Drag the video to the timeline and click on Power Tool.

Step 4. Choose mosaic and add it to the clip.

Step 5. Now drag it to the face or object you want to blur. You can enlarge it or shrink it to cover the specific area, and you can also change its opacity.

Step 5. Preview it and click OK.

Step 6. Click export and choose the format of your video.

Faceoff

Step 1. Start by choosing your video type and format.

Step 2. You can either create a new video, or import one.

Step 3. Drag the video to the timeline and click on Power Tool.

Step 4. Choose faceoff and the type of icon you want before adding it to the clip.

Step 5. It will automatically cover the face and it also moves with the video.

Step 6. Click export and choose the format of your video.

Tilt-Shift

Step 1. Start by choosing your video type and format.

Step 2. You can either create a new video, or import one.

Step 3. Drag the video to the timeline and click on Power Tool.

Step 4. Choose tilt shift and apply it to the video.

Step 5. You can rotate, resize and/or drag the tool to blur areas of the video.

Step 6. Click export and choose the format of your video.

YouTube Blur

Before you can blur anything, you need to sign into your YouTube account.

Step 1. Once you’re signed in, click on the Upload button located at the top right of your screen.

Step 2. Choose the video that you want to edit and select unlisted, as you don’t want people to see it before you can blur objects.

Step 3. Once you have uploaded your video, enter the Creator Studio control panel, you can find this option at the top right of your screen- it’s the icon next to the bell (which is next to the upload button).

Step 4. Go to the Video Manager section and find the video you wish to edit.

Step 5. Use the drop-down box and select enhancements. There are a few blurring options here, click on blurring effects.

Step 6. Choose the edit button next to Custom Blurring, this will create a preview window with your chosen video.

Step 7. Use the tool to select the areas of the video that you wish to blur. Click and drag to create a blurred rectangle. You can resize this as required to create the blur effect you are trying to achieve. The rectangle will move with the blurred object.

Step 8. When you have blurred the desired object simply click done and save it.

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