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Median Blur Filter For Affinity Photo Tutorial How To Beginner's Guide

By Andrew Buckle, Video Tutorial Creator / Designer

Updated : 2021

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The median blur filter effect for Affinity Photo can be found in the Affinity Photo's blur category of the filter menu.


The median blur is great with low values for noise, it is also great for color blurs and edges.


The median blur filter is a powerful tool that is a destructive effect but it is a filter with a number of options and ways of manipulating images and like all filters the effect can be used with other filters as well as images and other resources


  1. Filters menu

  2. Blurs

  3. Median blur

  4. Set radius

  5. Apply

You can use the median blur more than once. You can fade the median blur filter effect via the layer menu and fade and set a different blending mode as well as opacity


The median blur filter can be used with other filters, you can combine it with other effects via the macro panel.


You can also use the effect with color channels such as red channel, green channel etc


You can also use the median blur filter with selections, all kinds of different selections.


You can also use the non-destructive effect via the live filter layer feature in Affinity Photo and the effect can be modified at any point as well as applied to a single or multiple layers. You can also duplicate the live filter layer effects.