TECHNOLOGY | Video sharing site YouTube rolled out a new Custom Blurring tool for its video creators to hide sensitive information inside their videos. The tool, which now can be used for moving and still objects inside a video.
The feature for now is limited to the desktop version of YouTube.
Creators can simply choose the video they want to edit and select Custom Blurring option placed inside the Blurring Effects tab in the Enhancements tool. They can draw a box over the object which they want to blur and the tool will automatically blur that object as it moves. Creators can even move the blurred box, resize it, and choose when it starts and stops at anytime. A ‘Lock’ option is also present to keep the blurred box still at one place when the subject is not moving. Creators can save the original video as well as the edited copy.