An object that applies a blurring effect to the content layered behind a visual effect view.


class UIBlurEffect : UIVisualEffect


Views that you add to the contentView of a visual effect view are not affected by the blur effect.


Creating a New Blur Effect

init(style: UIBlurEffect.Style)

Creates a blur effect with the designated style.


enum UIBlurEffect.Style

Blur styles available for UIBlurEffect objects.


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Conforms To

See Also

Visual Effects

class UIVisualEffect

An initializer for visual effect views and blur and vibrancy effect objects.

class UIVisualEffectView

An object that implements some complex visual effects.

class UIVibrancyEffect

An object that amplifies and adjusts the color of the content layered behind a visual effect view.

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