A filter with which one can censor certain areas, e.g. License plates, faces etc.
@crafter2345, you can do this already. Use the blur or the mosaic filter. This is a good tutorial about this:
Sauron compared the blur filters with the mosaic filter:
I think the best way to mask sensitive information is to position a solid color clip over it.
Did a test of all the blur filters to see which one works best to hide sensitive information.
It seems box blur works best. The pixels need to be adjusted to get the best masking. I set the Exponential, Gaussian, and Low Pass filters included in the Beta version to 100%. They do not do a perfect job of masking. Zooming in close enough one can make out some of the information.
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And if you read the thread, you can avoid potential problems.
Use "Spot Remover " filter to censor plate number, text, link etc. For face censor mosaic or blur filter are the best.
Use filter in this order for blur and mosaic censor to your clip
Mask simple shape or mask from file
Add blur or mosaic filter
Mask Apply filter
That tutorial was made not long after the Mask filter was first introduced. The Mask filters have been upgraded since then so the way to get this done can be done much simpler than before.
@dipensan’s post above explains how:
Ah, yes, thanks
@drm, I failed to see that . Good point.
I completely forgot about the spot remover. It is a very good choice for censoring. It obliterates.