July 9, 2024

How to blur on CapCut in 2024?


Blurring a part of your video can be helpful for privacy or to add a creative touch. CapCut makes it relatively easy, too. Here’s a guide to help you blur your videos using CapCut.

1. Download CapCut desktop video editor (MacOS and Windows)

CapCut is available on:

  • Desktop: MacOS and Windows

  • Mobile: iPhone, iPad, and Android

  • Online: Use directly in your browser

Pick the version that works best for you. 

2. Import your video

Open CapCut. Upload your video by clicking on Import.

How to import your CapCut video

Then, drag your video into the timeline. 

Drag your CapCut video onto the timeline

3. Add a blur effect

Click on the Effects tab at the top of the screen.

Go to the effects tab on CapCut

Search for ‘blur’ and choose an effect.

How to add a blur effect on CapCut

Drag the effect onto your clip in the timeline.

Drag the blur effect into the timeline

4. Adjust it

Depending on the blur one you choose, you can tweak its intensity, color, speed, glow, range, etc. 

Adjust the blur's settings

If you’d like to blur a portion of your video, export the blur video and import it again. Then, use the Mask tool to choose which part of the video should be blurred.

Use the mask tool on CapCutto blur a portion of your video

You can pick shapes like circles or rectangles and position them over the area you want to blur.

Select a shape for the mask tool

5. Fine-tuning

You can adjust the mask's size, position, and feather to ensure the blur covers the right area. 

How to adjust the mask settings on CapCut

6. Save or export 

Once you're happy with the effect, hit Save or Export. Pick your resolution and quality, then hit Export again to save it to your device.

How to export your video on CapCut

To sum it up

With these steps, you can blur any section of your video in CapCut. Did you know you can also blur your background on Tella? Just open Tella, click the webcam icon, and use portrait mode to adjust the blur intensity. Give these tools a try to see what works for you.

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