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[Suggestion] Bring back rounded corner blur for Windows 11

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Cariboudjan
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[Suggestion] Bring back rounded corner blur for Windows 11

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Any way this can be swung for Windows 11 considering Windows 11 doesn't force blur to exist inside of a square box?
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Re: [Suggestion] Bring back rounded corner blur for Windows 11

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Not sure why this isnt an in-demand feature for Windows 11 users. Can I get feedback please on this suggestion?
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Re: [Suggestion] Bring back rounded corner blur for Windows 11

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We never removed background blurring in Rainmeter. It still works for Windows 7 users.

The issue is Microsoft removed any official way of blurring the background of a window starting in Windows 8. At some point during Windows 10 development, they re-introduced background blurring on a window as a whole. They also added a different blurring technique called Acrylic. Both of these options offer no options like custom regions or rounded corners, and these are difficult to "turn on" with a standard win32 program like Rainmeter.

Since Windows 11 is just a week old, and there is virtually no documentation from Microsoft, we will just have to wait until they get around to documenting things. I suspect they have no "official" way of blurring anything just like Windows 10.

-Brian