Filters in the Blazor Image Editor component

28 Mar 20242 minutes to read

Filters are pre-defined effects that can be applied to an image to alter its appearance or mood. Image filters can be used to add visual interest or to enhance certain features of the image. Some common types of image filters include cold, warm, chrome, sepia, and invert.

Apply filter effect

The ApplyImageFilterAsync method is utilized to apply filters to an image. By passing the desired filter type as the first parameter of the method, specified as ImageFilterOption the method applies the corresponding filter to the image. This allows for easy and convenient application of various filters to enhance or modify the image based on the chosen filter type.

The ApplyImageFilterAsync method is used to perform filtering by specifying the type of filter as ImageFilterOption and send it a first parameter of the method.

Here is an example of filtering using the ApplyImageFilterAsync method.

@using Syncfusion.Blazor.ImageEditor
@using Syncfusion.Blazor.Buttons

<div style="padding-bottom: 15px">
    <SfButton OnClick="ChromeClick">Chrome</SfButton>
    <SfButton OnClick="ColdClick">Cold</SfButton>
    <SfButton OnClick="WarmClick">Warm</SfButton>
    <SfButton OnClick="GrayscaleClick">Grayscale</SfButton>
    <SfButton OnClick="SepiaClick">Sepia</SfButton>
    <SfButton OnClick="InvertClick">Invert</SfButton>

<SfImageEditor @ref="ImageEditor" Toolbar="customToolbarItem" Height="400">
    <ImageEditorEvents Created="OpenAsync"></ImageEditorEvents>

@code {
    SfImageEditor ImageEditor;
    private List<ImageEditorToolbarItemModel> customToolbarItem = new List<ImageEditorToolbarItemModel>() { };

    private async void OpenAsync()
        await ImageEditor.OpenAsync("nature.png");

    private async void ChromeClick()
        await ImageEditor.ApplyImageFilterAsync(ImageFilterOption.Chrome);

    private async void ColdClick()
        await ImageEditor.ApplyImageFilterAsync(ImageFilterOption.Cold);

    private async void WarmClick()
        await ImageEditor.ApplyImageFilterAsync(ImageFilterOption.Warm);

    private async void GrayscaleClick()
        await ImageEditor.ApplyImageFilterAsync(ImageFilterOption.Grayscale);

    private async void SepiaClick()
        await ImageEditor.ApplyImageFilterAsync(ImageFilterOption.Sepia);

    private async void InvertClick()
        await ImageEditor.ApplyImageFilterAsync(ImageFilterOption.Invert);

Blazor Image Editor with Filter an image

Image filtering event

The ImageFiltering event is triggered when applying filtering on the image. This event is passed an object that contains information about the filtering event, such as the type of filtering.

The parameter available in the ImageFilterEventArgs event is,

ImageFilterEventArgs.Filter - The type of filtering as ImageFilterOption to be applied in the image editor.

ImageFilterEventArgs.Cancel – Specifies to cancel the filtering action.

Please note that the Filter and Finetune features were unavailable on iOS due to the non-functioning CanvasContext.filter property on this platform.