How to easily blur information on a screenshot or image
Sometimes you want to block, censor or hide sensitive information when sharing a screenshot or image from your Mac or Windows computer.
Maybe the information is personal data from a logged in view of a website (like on gmail, facebook, google docs..etc) or it could be that you want to focus the screenshot to a particular area to make your point clear.
The bad news is that the default Snipping tool on Windows and the annotation tools on Mac's Preview DO NOT provide a blur feature for screenshots(at least not yet as of this article's writing).
In this article, we'll show you a super simple way to blur out any part of a screenshot for Mac or Windows via a Chrome extension called Instacap.
1. Add Instacap for Chrome:
2. Click on the extension icon, then select the blur tool: