Snagit: Torn Edge + Blur

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A colleague uses Snagit's Torn Edge feature a lot.  At times he has to blur a section of the capture -- on the torn edge side.  However, that either also blurs the torn edge, or does not look good.

Example with some of the to-be-blurred content still showing.

Example with the torn edge blurred:

Is there a better way to do this?

Snagit 12, WIndows 10.
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Anton Hein

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Josh Holnagel, Employee

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Hi Anton,

There is a better way. :)

1. Apply the blur to the capture.
2. Right-click on the image and choose "Flatten All"
3. Apply the edge effect.

That should look a little nicer. Please note that flattening the image makes it so that the blur is no longer adjustable, though.

Hope that helps,