How to Blur Photos on Mac OS X

How to Blur Photos on Mac OS X

When posting a lot of photos online there will be cases when you will want to blur certain parts of a photo in order to hide the identity of a certain person or create a cool looking depth of field effect. These are probably the most frequent scenarios when one might need to blur an image. As you can imagine, you will need a specialized app to do this. The first option that pops to mind would be Photoshop, but the problem with that tool is that it costs hundreds of dollars. And taking into account that you are probably not a professional graphics designer and you just need to occasionally blur some photos, then this kind of investment would not make sense. You probably just need an app that simply applies the blur effects that you want in a simple and straightforward way and does not require you to break the bank. Well, in that case, Photo Blur FX is probably the right app for you.

How do you blur faces?

The most common reason that you would need to blur a photo is to hide the identity of a person that does not want to appear in a picture that you want to post on your website or blog. Photo Blur FX does this in a very straightforward way. You just have to select the size of the circular area that will be blurred, the intensity of the blur effect and the position of the blurred circle. You can see the effects of your settings by looking at the image preview and when you are satisfied with the results just save your blurred photo and your are done. If you want to see how you can blur a person’s face using Photo Blur FX, just watch the video below:

How do you blur the background of a picture?

A more complicated blur effect that is used a lot these days is the focus blur or depth of field effect. Most of the low-end and mid-level digital cameras don’t have the capability to take such photos directly, but that does not mean that you cannot apply the focus blur effect afterwards, on your desktop, using the right app. If you want to learn how to apply the depth of field effect to your photos using Photo Blur FX, just watch the video below:

Blur photos with ease on macOS

So if you are looking for a macOS app that can help you blur photos in just a few easy steps and also has a reasonable price then look no further. Purchase Photo Blur FX today for only $2.99 and you get an app that is both powerful and easy to use. You will also get various blur effects like Gaussian Blur, Tilt Shift Blur, Motion Blur and Zoom Blur that will help you take your photos to the next level.

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Cezar Popescu

CEO of Day One Software, Software Engineer, Windows and macOS User

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