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How to make pictures clearer with Movavi Photo Editor
Step 1. Get the photo editing software
Click the button below, wait for the installation file to download, then launch it and go through the installation process. At the end, the app will launch automatically.
Step 2. Open the image you want to edit
Drag and drop the photo into the program’s window. Alternatively, you can click Add image and select the file in the window that appears.
Step 3. Set the sharpness
Click Adjust, then choose the Manually tab. Below, find the Detail section and move the Sharpness slider to the left. Make a note: if you move it too far left, the image may look choppy. Adjust the setting to make sure everything looks smooth.
You can also make other manual adjustments like white balance, exposure, and saturation.
Step 4. Save the image
When you’re satisfied with the result, click the Save button. In the pop-up window, choose the file saving location, the format. You can also edit the metadata. Finally, click Save.
How to make blurry text clear with Movavi Photo Editor
Step 1. Install the software
Download the program’s file, launch it, and follow the on-screen instructions to set the app. The photo editor will be launched automatically.
Step 2. Choose the picture
Click Add image, locate the file on your computer, and confirm your choice. Or just drop the picture into the program window.
Step 3. Increase the level of details
Go to the Effects tab, click the drop-down list, select Artistic, and choose the effect named Details: strong. By moving the slides right you can increase the readability of the blurred text. Don’t forget to click Apply when you’re done.
Step 4. Save the edited image
Click the Save button at the bottom-right corner. Select the location for the final file and choose the desired format. When all the settings are done, click Save.
How to make a picture less blurry online
Step 1. Go to the Fotor website
Step 2. Sign up or log in
If you already have a Fotor account, log in. If not, don't sweat it – you can sign up for free in a jiffy using your email, Facebook, or Google account.
Step 3. Upload your blurry picture
Once you're in, click the Unblur Image Now button, usually found on the homepage. Click on it, and then choose Open to upload your blurry pic from your computer. Fotor will work its magic and open your image in the editor.
Step 4. Wait for Fotor to work its magic
You don’t really need to do anything, as the tool will clear a blurry picture automatically.
Step 5. Download your clear picture
Click Download to save your picture. Voila! Now you know how to make a picture less blurry.
That's it! Now you can turn blurry pictures into clear, stunning images using Fotor online. Whether it's for social media, personal projects, or just reliving your favorite memories, your pics will never look blurry again.
How to make a blurry photo clear with Adobe® Photoshop®
Step 1. Install Adobe® Photoshop®
If you don't already have Adobe® Photoshop® installed, you'll need to get it. You can download a free trial from Adobe's official website or subscribe to Adobe Creative Cloud for access.
Step 2. Open your blurry photo
Launch Adobe® Photoshop® and click File in the top menu. Select Open and browse your computer to find the blurry photo you want to clarify. Click Open to load the image into Photoshop®.
Step 3. Duplicate the layer
In the Layers panel (usually on the right side), right-click on the background layer and choose Duplicate Layer. This creates a copy of your photo, so you can work on it without altering the original.
Step 4. Convert your background layer to Smart Object
Right-click on your Background layer and select Convert to Smart Object.
Step 5. Apply the Smart Sharpen filter to clear blurry photos
Go to Filter, then Sharpen, and select Unsharpen Mask.
Step 6. Preview and fine-tune
Before clicking OK, you can use the preview box to see how the changes affect your photo. Zoom in to check for any unwanted artifacts or excessive noise. Adjust the settings as needed until you're satisfied with the result.
Step 7. Merge or save as
Once you're happy with the clarity, you can either merge the duplicated layer with the original by selecting Layer > Flatten Image, or you can save the clarified image separately by going to File > Save As.
Step 8. Save your clearer photo
Choose your desired file format and location to save your newly clarified photo. Click Save, and you're done!
Congratulations! You've just learned how to make a photo clearer using Adobe® Photoshop®. With a little patience and the right settings, you can breathe new life into your blurry images and make them look crisp and sharp.
How to make a blurry image clear on a mobile with BeFunky
Step 1. Get the app
If you haven't already, head to the App Store on your iOS device and download the BeFunky Photo Editor & Collage Maker app. For Android, go to Google Play. It's free to download and use, and it's a lifesaver if you want to make a blurry image clear on mobile.
Step 2. Open the BeFunky app
Tap on the BeFunky app icon to open it up. You'll be greeted with a welcoming screen that invites you to start editing.
Step 3. Select your blurry image
Tap the Edit a Photo option to access your device's photo gallery. Choose the blurry image you want to make clear, and it will open in the BeFunky editor.
Step 4. Use the Sharpen tool
At the bottom of the screen, you'll see a menu with various editing options. Swipe through until you find the Sharpen tool, which looks like a magic wand. Tap on it.
A slider will appear, allowing you to control the strength of the sharpening effect. Slide it to the right to increase the sharpness until your image looks clear and sharp, but be careful not to overdo it.
Step 5. Compare the before and after
To see the difference you've made, tap and hold your finger on the photo. This action will show you the original blurry image. Release your finger to see the clear, sharpened version. This feature helps you fine-tune the effect.
Step 6. Save your clear image
Once you're satisfied with the result, tap the checkmark or Apply button to confirm the changes. Then, tap the Save icon to save your clear image to your device's photo gallery.
Step 7. Share or edit more
You can now share your newly clear image on social media, send it to friends, or continue editing with other BeFunky tools if desired.
That's it! You've successfully made your blurry image clear on your iOS device using BeFunky. It's a quick and easy way to enhance your photos and bring out their full potential. Say goodbye to blurry pics and hello to sharp, stunning images!
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*The trial version of Movavi Photo Editor has the following restrictions: you can save up to 10 images with added watermark, screenshots are disabled.
Frequently asked questions
How can I clear up a blurry picture?
To fix a blurry picture, try Movavi Photo Editor:
Can you unblur a blurred picture?
Yes, light blurriness on pictures can be fixed. However, if the image is severely damaged, it may be beyond repair. For starters, try Movavi Photo Editor. It’s very friendly to newcomers and can fix a blurry picture in no time.
How can I make a blurry picture clear online for free?
Fotor offers an easy way to enhance your images, ensuring they're sharp and stunning for various purposes, from social media to personal projects. Follow these simple steps: visit the Fotor website, sign up or log in, upload your blurry picture, select the Sharpen tool, adjust the sharpening strength, apply and save your changes, then download your clear picture.
How do I make a blurry picture clear on my iPhone?
If you’re an iPhone user, try BeFunky to unblur your pics. Here’s how you use it:
- Tap the Photo Library option to open the right picture.
- Touch the Sharpen tool, which looks like a magic wand.
- Move the slider to the right to increase the sharpness.
- Tap the checkmark or Apply button to confirm the changes.
- Use the Save icon to save the result to your device's photo gallery.
Can blur be removed?
Yes, light blurriness, for example if there’s slight motion blur or the image is a bit out of focus, can often be fixed. For beginners, consider using Movavi Photo Editor, which is user-friendly and effective at clearing up mild blurs.
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