How To Remove a TikTok Filter from a Video

TikTokkers like to use filters to inject a little extra spice into their videos to make them more appealing. Filters are an ideal way to show personality and create unique content.

TikTok offers an extensive library of different types, and everyone can have fun trying out different filters to see how they fit the video. However, sometimes the completely unfiltered version of a video is the best.

If you want to know how to remove the filters on your videos, including those added by TikTok, read on.

How to remove a TikTok filter

You can remove filters from your videos before or after recording, or from drafts. Once a video has been posted, you cannot delete it. Follow these steps to remove filters from your videos.

Remove TikTok filters from drafts

It is quite easy to remove filters from your TikTok drafts and can be done on any draft that has not been posted.

  1. Open TikTok, then select your profile icon or create an account.
  2. Go to “Drafts” and choose the video.
  3. Click the “Back” button at the top left. On the editing options screen, choose ‘Effects’.
  4. Press the “Undo” button. If the video has more than one filter, tap Undo multiple times.
  5. When you’re done, hit the “Next” button to continue.
  6. In the “Filters” screen, choose “None” to remove all filters.

Remove TikTok filters before or after recording

TikTok adds some filters by default to enhance your videos. You have the option to remove these additions.

  1. Open TikTok and press the “Plus” button to record a video.
  2. To the right of the editing options, choose Filters.
  3. Choose ‘Portrait’ and then ‘Normal’.
  4. Next to the “Record” icon, tap “Effects”.
  5. Select the effect as ‘None’.
  6. Go to “Beautify” to zero all values ​​through the “Face” and “Makeup” tabs.

Can you remove a TikTok filter from someone else’s video?

TikTok does not allow you to edit or tweak another user’s video. You can only remove filters from the videos you created using the above methods. Many people try to download and edit the videos of others; however, their efforts are in vain. Modifying a user’s video is unethical and potentially illegal since the creator owns the video.

Can you remove a TikTok filter on Snapchat?

Unfortunately, there is no option to remove a TikTok filter on Snapchat, nor is there a third-party app that does this at the time of writing.

How to remove a rotoscope filter on TikTok

Rotoscope filters are very trendy among TikTokkers. Turning the people in your videos into silhouettes with only their outline visible is such a nice effect. However, if you’ve changed your mind, you won’t have the option to remove the Rotoscope filter once the video has been saved or uploaded. You do have the option to remove it right after filming; here’s how.

  1. Open TikTok.
  2. After recording your video, tap the “Cancel” icon in the top left corner.

The Rotoscope filter will be removed from your video.

How to manage your TikTok filters

Since TikTok offers an endless selection of filters, searching for the one you like can be time consuming. To avoid scrolling through the entire list, follow these steps to manage them.

  1. Open TikTok and then tap the “+” icon to access the camera.
  2. Choose ‘Filters’ from the options on the right.
  3. Swipe through the tabs to choose ‘Manage’.
  4. Now check the boxes next to the filters you prefer to use to save them as your ‘favorites’.
  5. Turn off the filters you don’t use.

You can now access and apply filters from the ‘Favorites’ section.

How to remove a TikTok sticker

TikTok stickers can make videos more expressive and enhance the feel of a video. But if you want to remove the sticker from any of your videos, you can do that before posting; here’s how.

  1. In the relevant video, find the sticker you want to remove.
  2. Long press the sticker and then drag the sticker to the top center of the screen. The “Delete” option is displayed.
  3. Move the sticker to the delete icon. Once it turns red, release it and it will be removed.

Remark: It is not possible to remove stickers after posting the video.

When the original TikTok clip is better

TikTok’s filters and stickers can improve the look of the video and make it more interesting. In this day and age you will rarely find a video or photo without it. TikTok promotes filters by including them by default while making your video. If you prefer the look of the natural version of your video, you can remove all filters from your videos before they are posted or when they are saved as a draft.

Tell us about one of the TikTok videos you’re most proud of in the comments section below.

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