By: Andrew Hutchinson
YouTube is testing a new update to its blur tool within YouTube Studio, which will make it easier for creators to blur out specific elements within their YouTube clips as part of the upload process. As explained by YouTube engineer Abhinav Singh:
“Now in Studio, you can blur faces, people, license plates, logos, etc., all without losing views,. With improved blurring features, you’re in control. With both face blur and custom blur, you are able to modify the duration, position and size of the blur.”
To be clear, the blur tools have been available on YouTube since 2016, but this update will make it easier to control exactly what you blur and for how long, with improved detection and size controls…read more.