WhatsApp: New function makes photos and videos more individual

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WhatsApp will soon get new brushes and a blur effect. (Image source: Pixabay )
With WhatsApp, users will soon be able to let their creativity run free. New tools for image and video editing have appeared in the beta version of the Android version of the messenger. With new brushes, media become even more individual.

When it comes to image editing , WhatsApp has not yet offered any particularly extensive tools . A basic brush and color palette are available, but most users tend to ignore them. Other possibilities for embellishment are much more mature: in addition to stickers and emojis, for example, text can be placed over an image or a filter can be applied right away.

WhatsApp: edit photos and videos creatively
New tools have appeared in the just-released beta version of WhatsApp for Android. Messenger is still not an alternative to Photoshop, but media can still be designed a little more creatively before sending. There are now three brushes of different thicknesses available . In addition to a fine and a normal variant, there is also a coarser brush (Source: WABetaInfo ). The color palette itself hasn’t changed.

The second innovation is a small function that is already available in the iOS version of the app. The Android version is only catching up with the blur function. This allows parts of an image or video to be disguised directly in Messenger in order to simply hide sensitive areas . So there is no need to switch to another app.