If you need to blur sensitive information from your videos, you can now use the Edit blur tool. In order to blur information in the Editor, you first need to upload or import a video clip so that it is present in your Editor's timeline.
To blur information:
Selecting a Clip:
Once your video is in the timeline, click on the clip you would like to blur:
Once selected, a thin yellow outline will appear around your clip.
Select Blur Tool:
On your video clip's timeline, click on the location you'd like to create your blur:
Next, choose the blur tool
Applying your blur on your video:
Once you have chosen where you need a part or all of your screen blurred, a purple box will appear on your video. From here, you can move your purple blur box around the video by clicking and dragging, or adjusting the size of the box you want to be blurred by dragging the purple circled corners from top left to bottom right.
Once you're satisfied with your blur box size, go ahead and click .
You will see the blur added to the timeline:
From here, you can move the location of the blur on your clip's timeline and/or adjust the duration that the blur will display for:
Edit Blur Tool Element:
In order to adjust how opaque you want your blur box to appear or how many blur objects you would like on your video, you can:
To Increase the Intensity of the Blur Tool:
You can pull the intensity bar to the right for solid blocking, back to the left for a more transparent blur:
To add Multiple Blur Objects:
You can now add multiple blur objects at the same time! Check out the + New Blur button to see it in action by clicking on the button to see it in action! ⚡️
Note: Your videos will appear in low resolution when editing to conserve bandwidth. They will be exported at full quality.
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