Blur and edit your images for free

Upload an image of your own or choose from 4,000,000+ free high-res images. Then blur your background image or photo with our simple blur slider tool.

*Free. No credit card required.

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This is how thousands of Snappa customers use the blur image tool to stand out

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Blur an image to make text pop

When you drop text on to a sharp background image, your message gets muddled with the colors and shapes in the background.

When you blur the background image and THEN add your text, the background complements your message without stealing the spotlight.

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Create pro headshots and selfies

Most Instagram-worthy headshots and selfies have one thing in common — a perfectly blurred background.

With Snappa, you can drop yourself onto any background and simply move a slider to create a beautiful blur effect that helps you stand out.

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Combine blur with other effects

A blurred image is great, but for pros it’s only the first step toward creating a stunning image.

Use the same simple slider to combine blur with image darkening, saturation, hue, brightness, contrast, color overlays, and opacity.

Blur Effects
Sujan Patel Quote

Snappa is the best tool I've used to create images for blog posts & Facebook ads. In 5 minutes I can do what used to take me hours to do or pay designers to do.

Sujan Patel,
Co-founder of Webprofits

Image blur FAQ

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How do I blur an image?

It really is as simple as selecting the background image you want to blur, then moving the blur slider left and right until it’s exactly how you want it. No design experience required.

Can I blur an image for free?

You can design, blur, edit, and download up to three images on the free Starter plan each month, and unlimited images on the Pro ($10/month) or Team ($20/month) plans.

Do you have stock photos, graphics, and templates that I can use?

Do we ever! You get access to 4,000,000+ high-res free use photos and graphics and 6,000+ professionally designed customizable templates. You can blur these images to fit any aesthetic just as easily as you can blur photos you upload yourself.

Blur your image in seconds

Snappa is SO MUCH more than a free image blur tool

Add text to photos

Add Text to Photos

Add text and play with fonts like you would in a word processor.

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Background Remover

Background Remover

Click a button and your background instantly vanishes — it’s magic.

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Image Cropper

Image Cropper

Quick and easy square, circle, and rectangle image crops.

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Image Flipper

Image Flipper

Instantly flip any image vertically or horizontally.

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Image Resizer

Image Resizer

Repurpose any image for just about any platform in seconds.

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Image Rotator

Image Rotator

Rotate images, graphics, shapes, and text.

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Photo Editor

Photo Editor

Edit your photos in seconds.

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Speech Bubbles

Speech Bubbles

Create quote posts that make your audience reflect, laugh, and share.

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There are templates, high-res photos, icons, vectors, and so much more —
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Olga Andrienko Quote

Snappa is a must have tool for the non-designers who publish content online. It's super easy to use and has a nice set of templates, and despite its simplicity offers unlimited possibilities for creative minds.

Olga Andrienko,
Communications & Social Media Lead @ SEMrush

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