Windows Photos gets background blur, search, motion photo support, and other enhancements

Hello Windows Insiders,

Today we begin rolling out an update for Windows Photos to Windows Insiders in the Canary and Dev Channels. This update introduces several exciting new features, as well as other fixes and improvements based on community feedback.

Background Blur

Make the subject of your photo stand out by opening a photo in Edit mode and selecting the new Background Blur option. The Photos app automatically finds the background in the photo, and with a single click, instantly highlights your subject and blurs out the background. You can also customize the effect by adjusting the Blur Intensity or use the Brush Tool to modify the areas being blurred.

Photo background is automatically identified.Photo background is automatically identified.
Photo background is blurred.Photo background is blurred.

Content search for OneDrive-backed photos

For photos stored in OneDrive (home or personal) accounts, you…

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Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 11 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.