Blur your image background

The best free tool to blur your photo background in 2 seconds
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How to blur the background of a picture?

Step 1

Select an image

First, choose the picture you want to blur the background to.

Your image format can be PNG or JPG. We support all image dimensions. It can be a photo, a drawing or any kind of image.

Step 2

Let magic change the background

Our blur tool identifies the background layer and applies a blur effect to it.

Adapt the blur strength to change the depth effect, or choose among different blur options.

Step 3

Download your image

Download your image with blurred background as a PNG file. You can also create a Photoroom account to store your work and enjoy more photo editing options.


Create a focus on your products

Make your products stand out by creating depth on your professional pictures. No need of camera or expensive tools to create outstanding commercial photography. Blurring the background enables to focus on the product and increase sales. We also offer an API solution for professional.

Adjust blur effect

Customize the blurred background with different blur options. Adjust blur intensity or simply choose a different effect in the blur gallery, like the motion blur or the bokeh one. Adding a blurred background for businesses can create a professional and visually appealing effect that helps highlight the subject, convey a sense of depth, and draw attention to important elements in the foreground.

People love Photoroom

    Affordable and efficient

    Photoroom has turned my one-bedroom apartment into a professional photo studio. Rather than spending hours or thousands of dollars editing photos, Photoroom allows me to create pro photos in seconds, so not only does it make my photos look great, but it’s affordable & efficient.

    Sebastian Pilch
    Sebastian Pilch

    Reseller on eBay

    Suitable photos for my website

    I love being able to remove backgrounds from my pictures. I sell online, and when I take pictures, it's not always in a clean, uncluttered environment. I like how Photoroom gets rid of all of that and allows me to change the background to something more pleasing to the eye and suitable to place on my website.

    Sue Darte
    Sue Darte

    Small business owner

    A total game changer!

    I have been using Photoroom for almost 2 years now, mainly for Instagram. Photoroom is so user-friendly and makes my work complete. The Photoroom group on Facebook is super, with lots of tips and tricks and good communication with Photoroom if there is a problem.

    Jacob P.
    Jacob P.

    Content Creator

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The Power of Blurred Backgrounds for Professional Impact

Blurring the photo background for professional purposes offers several advantages. It helps to direct the viewer's attention to the main subject or focal point of the photo, ensuring that it stands out prominently. By reducing the visual noise in the background, a blurred backdrop creates a clean and uncluttered visual aesthetic, allowing the subject to take center stage. Additionally, a blurred background can convey a sense of depth and dimension, adding a professional and polished look to the image. This technique is commonly used in product photography, portraits, and marketing materials to create a visually appealing and focused composition that effectively communicates the intended message. With Photoroom, you are able to have a whole photo studio in your pocket without spending all your money on photographers.

Go further with Photoroom

Want to unlock even more features to make your photos shine? With Photoroom Pro, you'll get access to useful features like Batch Editor, HD quality, Smart Resize, and more.
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