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.


Precision blur for perfect focus

Highlight your subject with Photoroom's Blur Tool, which does more than just adding a blur to an image. It identifies the object and person in the image with all its details using latest AI technology, before blurring the background. Streamline your workflow for different projects, from product images to professional portraits or creative projects such as photo exhibitions.

Auto blur cluttered backgrounds

A blurred backdrop creates a clean and uncluttered visual aesthetic by reducing the visual noise in the background, allowing the subject to take center stage and achieve a shallow depth of field - without the use of expensive equipment. Adding a blurred background creates 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.

Enhance your professional photos with Pro

The Pro version of Photoroom also offers the possibility to use a bulk option, which allows blurring any background in batch. Especially if you have to edit multiple images, this option can save a lot of time. Depending on the needs, Photoroom also offers an API solution to blur the background, which comes with a variety of other image editing features such as cropping, adding a shadow or changing the background. Get that shallow depth of field effect for all your professional photos now!

Edit the background

Why stop at blurring? With our powerful photo editor, you can go beyond just blurring backgrounds: remove the background and edit it independently, enhance brightness, contrast, vibrancy, and more while keeping the subject untouched. Pro users can even replace backgrounds with their own photos or use our AI background generator to get unique and copy free images. Photoroom offers a wide range of templates and design elements to easily create stunning visuals with a blurred background.

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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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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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