3.5. Linear Motion Blur

3.5.1. Overview

Figure 17.16. The Linear Motion Blur filter

The Linear Motion Blur filter


The Linear Motion Blur filter

Blur applied

This filter creates a linear blur in a direction determined by the Angle option. The default direction is horizontal to the right (0.000 degree).

3.5.2. Options

Figure 17.17. Linear Motion Blur filter options

Linear Motion Blur filter options

Presets, Preview, Split view

These options are common to GEGL-based filters. Please refer to Section 2, “Common Features”.


In this case, Length represents the blur intensity. More Length will result in more blurring.


Angle describes the direction of the movement. Thus, a setting of 90 will produce a vertical blur, and a setting of 0 will produce a horizontal blur.