How are enhancement effects useful when redacting a video?

In CaseGuard Studio, you can choose from 30+ enhancement effects that can aid in concealing or clearer objects within a Video. Each effect has an intuitive slider that gives users full control over the intensity of the effect being applied. A higher intensity of blur is needed for objects closer to the camera, while a higher intensity of the magnifying effect may be used for objects further away from the camera.

Each Licence comes with all the different Enhancement Effects which can be stacked on top of each other to better hide or visualize an object within a video. For example, Investigators use CaseGuard’s enhancement effects to sharpen and magnify blurry or dark videos which have helped in solving crimes!


CaseGuard has 4 different shapes available for redactions.

  • Rectangle
  • Triangle
  • Elispe
  • Diamond

Select the shape you would like to use for your redaction from the Tool Properties Panel.

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Effects Overview

CaseGuard has 31 different effects to use for redactions.

Adaptive Blur

Applies a varying degree of blurriness to different parts of the image, based on the local contrast, resulting in a smoother appearance.

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Softens the image by reducing sharpness, often used to obscure details or reduce noise.

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Converts portions of the image into larger pixel blocks, effectively obscuring details.

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Fills selected areas with a solid color, concealing the original content.

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Adaptive Equalizer

Enhances contrast and detail in specific regions of the image for a more balanced appearance.

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Add Color

Introduces color to specific areas, useful for highlighting or adding emphasis.

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Adds a border around the selected region, separating it from the rest of the content.

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Detects edges in the image, creating an outline-like effect.

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Color Correction

Adjusts the overall color balance of the image to improve visual quality.

Color Correction effect

Color Equalizer

Balances colors within the image, enhancing overall color distribution.

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Adjusts the difference between light and dark areas, enhancing visual definition.

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Reduces noise and graininess in the image, resulting in a smoother appearance.

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Expands the selected area, often used to make objects bolder or more prominent.

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Enhances the edges of objects, making them more distinct.

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Adds a three-dimensional appearance by emphasizing raised and recessed areas.

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Enhance Details

Increases clarity and sharpness of image details.

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Shrinks the selected area, often used to refine object shapes.

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Flip Horizontally

Flips the image horizontally along its vertical axis.

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Flip Vertically

Flips the image vertically along its horizontal axis.

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Gaussian Blur

Applies a specific type of blur that creates a soft, smooth appearance.

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Gray Scale

Converts the image to grayscale, removing color information.

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Fills in selected areas with content that matches the surrounding region, effectively removing unwanted elements.

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Invert Colors

Reverses the color values in the image.

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Enlarges a specific area of the image for closer inspection.

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Median Blur

Applies blur by calculating the median value of pixels, reducing noise and preserving edges.

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Rotates the image by a specified angle.

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Remaining Color

Removes all colors except for a specific color range.

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Increases the contrast at the edges of objects, enhancing overall image sharpness.

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Smart Magnifier

Enlarges selected areas while maintaining clarity and detail.

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Subtract Color

Removes a specific color range from the image.

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Adds text to the image, useful for annotations or watermarks.

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Overlays the image with a transparent watermark, often used for branding or copyright protection.

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