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Image Face Pixelator

World's Simplest Image Tool

Free online image face pixelator. Just drag and drop your image here and any face in it will be hidden behind a pixel layer. You can select any rectangular or oval area in the input image, adjust the face pixelization strength in the options, and download the image in one of the available formats. Created by engineers from team Browserling.

᠎᠎᠎          Tool Options

Shape of Pixel Layer

Apply a rectangular layer of
pixelation effect to the face area.
Apply an oval layer of pixelation
effect to the face area.

Strength of Pixel Layer

Adjust the pixelation strength
of the face area.
For example, a pixelation strength
of 10 means that each 10×10 pixel
area of the image will be converted
into a solid fill of the average
color in that area.

Position of Pixel Layer

Position x.
Position y.
Layer width.
Layer height.

Image Format

Select one of the
image formats.

What Is an Image Face Pixelator?

This tool protects the privacy of individuals in images by pixelating their faces. In an era where digital images freely circulate on the internet, safeguarding personal information is crucial. Hiding faces in publications protects people's private lives and ensures their safety. Pixelization acts as a digital mask, hiding facial features and preserving individuals' anonymity. It involves overlaying a layer of large block pixels on sensitive areas of the image. Depending on the image context, you can choose a square (rectangular) or circular (oval) pixelation layer. Carefully apply it to the facial area in the loaded image window or adjust it using position coordinates and dimensions in the options. The pixelation strength can be specified in the options, determining the size of the block pixels in the designated pixelation zone. The higher the pixelation strength, the better the protection of faces in images. The result of face pixelization is displayed in the output preview window. If satisfied, you can download the image in one of the available formats – PNG, JPEG, or WebP. Image-abulous!


Image Face Pixelator Examples

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Pixelate Cat's Face to Protect Privacy

In this example, we load an image of a cat eating a houseplant. To capture the 'crime' while protecting the cat's privacy, we use this tool to pixelate the cat's face. We select a rectangular area around the cat's face and ears in the input preview and set the strength of pixelation to 30 pixels in this area. (Source: Pexels.)

Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Apply a rectangular layer of
pixelation effect to the face area.
Adjust the pixelation strength
of the face area.
Position x.
Position y.
Layer width.
Layer height.

Pixelize the Face Before Publishing

This example show how to share a travel photo on social media while preserving the anonymity of friends. It applies a pixelation layer to the face of a girl who wishes to maintain her confidentiality, using an oval pixelation layer with a strength of 4 pixels. The result is an image of two girls with their dogs in the mountains, ensuring the protected anonymity of one of the girls. (Source: Pexels.)

Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Apply an oval layer of pixelation
effect to the face area.
Adjust the pixelation strength
of the face area.
Position x.
Position y.
Layer width.
Layer height.

Pixelize a Dog's Oval Face

In this example, we apply the pixelation effect to the face of a Rhodesian Ridgeback dog. We select an oval shape for the pixelation layer, covering only the dog's face and not its large ears. Even though the dog's portrait is on a transparent background, all of the pixels within the selected area are converted to large blocks of 20 pixels. (Source: Pexels.)

Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Apply a rectangular layer of
pixelation effect to the face area.
Adjust the pixelation strength
of the face area.
Position x.
Position y.
Layer width.
Layer height.
Select one of the
image formats.

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