Blur Image or Background Instantly

Want to grab your audience’s attention quickly? Blur your image to enhance its overall nuance with Pixelied’s free & easy blur image tool.

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How to add blur to an image in 4 steps

Blurring the background of a photo is an effective way to make the main parts of your image remain sharp and in focus and allow unnecessary elements to fade away into the background.

Step 1
Select an image in PNG or JPG format and upload it in the editor, or drag and drop it directly in it.
Step 2
Click on the Image Effects & Filters tool on the top left toolbar.
Step 3
Locate the Blur effect on the left sidebar and adjust the slider to blur the image as much as you want.
Step 4
When you’re ready, just click ‘Download’ and save the image in any available file format you wish.

The free toolkit for easy, beautiful images

Get creative with your photo editing by using Pixelied’s free online blur tool, among a selection of other image enhancement options. Create professional-quality visual content that’s ready to share across any digital channel or printed format. Pixelied makes it possible to blur a photo instantly!

Direct Focus to What's Important

The Blur Image tool turns your photographs into the ideal canvas for creating picture quotes and web graphics. Blur photos to provide the perfect space for making your overlaying text and designs pop!

Use the Blur Image tool to carefully guide your audience’s attention to exactly where you want them to focus. The faster they pick up your message, the better it works for you.

Fade Away Unnecessary Elements into the Background

A blurred background brings more emphasis to the main subject of your photo. Soften the edges of the objects to give them a more mysterious, brief look. Create a sense of speed and dynamics with image blurring.

Utilize all the advantages of photo blur in your image with Pixelied’s easy-to-use photo editor. Help your audience cut to the chase.

Wide Range of Image Effects to Use

Use image effects on your blurred image to make it more effective against a blurred background. Create graphics and include emojis on your blurred photo to make them stand out.

Carve your designs and graphics into the minds of the viewers by highlighting their impact through photo blur. Use our plethora of image effects to complement your blur photo!

Image Filters At Your Tips

There are countless creative ways to make an impactful design using Pixelied’s image filters. If you find yourself short on ideas, explore our wide array of filters to kickstart your creativity.

Choose a photo, remix it with our filters, apply a personal touch, and publish it in minutes. It’s never been this quick and easy to create and publish stellar visuals online!

Add Blur to An Image with More Customizations

Use the Crop tool to eliminate persistent unnecessary stuff and act as a distraction even after you blur your photo.
Highlight your text and designs on a blurred canvas with borders of width and color to match the mood.
Drop Shadow
Add gravity to your graphics on a blurred background by enabling shadows and have a lasting impact!
Easily rotate your overlaying text and designs clockwise or anticlockwise to align them perfectly.
Control how transparent or opaque you want the overlaying graphics or text to be on your blurred image.
Upload Files
Upload your own images and place them on your blurred photo for attention.

More Than Just a Blur Image Tool

Reimagine quick and easy photo editing with Pixelied’s handy, easy-to-use, free online photo editor. If you’re a digital marketer or a content creator on the go, Pixelied is the tool for you. Our wholesome collection of editing tools and drag-n-drop setup makes it easy for non-designers and professionals alike to create visually stunning content in a matter of minutes!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the blur effect?

Adding a blur effect fades away the image background, which can emphasize the main subject or part of a photo.

How to make an image blur?

To blur an image, upload your photo or drag n drop it to the editor. Next, click on the ‘Image Filters & Effects’ tool located at the top of the canvas. Apply the blur effect and control fade using the slider. Once done, download your image in multiple file formats.

What is the best app to blur an image online?

Pixelied is the best app to blur a photo without using Photoshop or technical software. You can use this application to hide some sensitive information or to create stunning visuals.

How to make an image sharp?

Pixelied is the fastest way to make an image sharp. It can be quickly done using our Sharpen Tool with a single click! Turn a blurry image into a sharp & crisp picture within seconds.

Can I add photos, icons, and elements to my image?

Yes, you can fully customize an image by adding icons, photos, elements, illustrations, mockups, and much more.

Can the images downloaded be used for commercial purposes?

Yes, the images downloaded can be used for both personal and commercial purposes with no attribution required.