Telegram’s revamped media editor provides a blur device and extra textual content choices


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Telegram’s overhauled media editor lets you change the font, color, and background of text.

Telegram’s newest replace consists of an overhauled media editor outfitted with a bunch of recent instruments to embellish — or conceal — elements of your picture or movies. In an replace on its weblog, Telegram says it’s introducing a brand new blur device that allows you to block out sure areas of a photograph or video, permitting you to cover delicate data, or blur the faces of passersby who seem within the background.

To make the blurred portion of your picture mix in, Telegram says you need to use the eyedropper device to match the colour of the blur brush to your picture. Moreover, Telegram’s including a strategy to change the dimensions, font, and background of textual content (kind of like Instagram or Snapchat) when including it to photographs or movies.

Telegram’s overhauled media editor lets you change the font, color, and background of text.

Telegram’s overhauled media editor allows you to change the font, shade, and background of textual content.
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It says its revamped drawing instruments “dynamically change width” relying on how briskly you’re drawing and mechanically smooths out strains. Telegram additionally added a strategy to rapidly add shapes, similar to rectangles, circles, arrows, stars, and chat bubbles by tapping the “plus” icon within the editor. And when you don’t need your recipient to see what you’re sending immediately, now you can apply a spoiler impact that provides a “shimmering layer” to a picture or video that hides its contents till your recipient faucets it.

Exterior of picture enhancing instruments, Telegram’s newest replace consists of new storage choices that allow you to mechanically take away cached information in personal chats, teams, and channels after a sure time frame, all whereas excluding the chats of your selecting. Whereas Telegram beforehand allow you to clear your cache throughout all chats, this could make it simpler to release area mechanically with out affecting essential conversations. It’s introducing a helpful new pie chart as effectively, which reveals how a lot storage several types of recordsdata, like movies, paperwork, music, and photographs, are taking on.

A GIF showing the spoiler effect on Telegram

The spoiler impact allows you to cover the contents of a photograph or video till your recipient faucets on it.
Picture: Telegram

There are additionally another new settings that can help you select profile footage for contacts that solely you’ll see — excellent when you’ve got a sure unflattering image you’d wish to be reminded of every time somebody messages you. You possibly can even recommend profile footage for particular contacts, which they’ll then swap out in the event that they like what you’ve chosen. And when you already restrict the visibility of your profile image to your contacts solely, Telegram now offers you the choice to set a public profile image that everybody can see. Alternatively, now you can set the visibility of your profile image to “no person” when you don’t need anybody on the app to see your image, not even your contacts.

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