Tech News

Effect House, the TikTok platform to create augmented reality filters

The rumor surfaced only a few months ago, and now TikTok has been officially made public. ByteDancethe developer of the popular application of video, has announced Effect Housea new platform where users can create filters and effects augmented reality using a variety of free tools.


Effect House is a response to the various filter development kits provided by Goal either Snapchat for what users can create their own skins or effects on their respective platforms. In this case, the TikTok solution is a program that is initially available to macOS.

It offers a lot of features, such as the ability to create filters based on tracking, user interactions, and more. While creating effects requires advanced skills, Effect House also has a tutorial section which explains the most basic techniques for creating various effects.


“Effect House offers learning tools and resources, equipping creators with intuitive design and development technologies that would enable them to create immersive and dynamic effects for the global TikTok community,” mention TikTok in the official release called ‘Taking community-inspired creativity to the next level with Effect House’.

The most creative creators will be able to get the most out of Effect House


TikTok also claims that creating filters and effects can be a good way for users get more recognition. Various skins created with Effect House can be published to the videos app.

If the user uses it, the filter name will appear at the end of your clip. Viewers can click to learn about the creator, as well as view content recorded by other users using this filter.

TikTok, yes, will review all new filters to be published on the platform. Also will reject people who may offend or embarrass some people.


Among them are the skin Change Effects, created with the aim of dominating a certain culture. Also, people who promote plastic surgery or that “encourage scrutiny of someone’s appearance” as TikTok points out in its statement.

Requirements to install Effect House on a Mac

macOS version 10.14 or later.

– Intel Core i3 2.5 Gz processor.

– AMD FX 4300 chip or an Apple M1 (and newer) with 4GB of RAM.

– Screen resolution of at least 1280 x 768 pixels

– Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000, Nvidia GeForce 710 or AMD Radeon HD 6450.

How to prevent others from seeing the videos you liked on TikTok

Definitely, on TikTok there are many videos that users are liking, and more and more will be due to the custom algorithm.

But, there are always the people who prioritize their Privacyand they may not want all of their followers to be able to know what they’ve ‘Liked’ at all times, or maybe they just want to be the only ones to be able to return to those videos that they liked so much.

So, This is how you can make the ‘likes’ list private:

one. In the app, access the profile by touching the profile section at the bottom right. ‘I’.

two. touch the three lines from the upper right corner.

3. In settings, select Privacy.

Four. Scroll down to the section Security and touch the segment ‘Videos you liked’.

5. From there choose ‘Just me’ and ready.

In case you want to make this information public again, the user can follow the same steps and at the end choose ‘Everyone’ so that your followers can know which videos you have recently liked.

Back to top button