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Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-19-2021, 03:01 PM
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Posted By stevevid
What does the "VCR Input" function do during capture?

I've searched many times for a description of what the VHS Input does during capture. The function is under Video, Capture Filter, Video Decoder while in capture mode. Any ideas? The function is...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 02-17-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By stevevid
themaster1, thanks for the extensive script. It...

themaster1, thanks for the extensive script. It will take a while for me to understand the analyzation and corrections section. I have one question so far. Did you adjust levels and sharpen the image...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 02-17-2021, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By stevevid
I did use VirtualDub2. I guess its Lagarith...

I did use VirtualDub2. I guess its Lagarith software might be a newer verison--maybe? My old Win7 computer that had VirtualDub 1.9 literally went up in smoke last spring. On my new Win10 computer I...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 02-15-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By stevevid
Thanks for the information. I have spent a fair...

Thanks for the information. I have spent a fair amount of time today working on this and traveling down several rabbit holes. For example, I looked at ChromaShift and its newer ChromaShiftSP. I'm...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 02-14-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By stevevid
Actually I should say the video has a blue...

Actually I should say the video has a blue bleed/shift issue. My friend looks fine except it is very cold today so may be does have a blue shift. :)
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 02-14-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By stevevid
How to fix blue bleed/shift issue?

I captured a 1985 video for a friend that has a blue bleed/shift issue. The issue became very obvious while I was trying to correct levels. Is there a way to fix this?

I've included a couple of...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-02-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By stevevid
Thanks! I was planning to have...

Thanks!

I was planning to have "Crop(4,0,-8,-8).AddBorders(6,4,6,4)" before the resize. My crop is a bit smaller that what I've seen you use because the left side doesn't have much trash.

I...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-02-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By stevevid
Best resizer for 720x480 to 640x480?

Is Spline36Resize, BilinearResize, or another tool best for converting 720x480 captures to 640x480?

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 03-03-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 549
Posted By stevevid
Questions on YUV to RGB conversion & using Color Tools histograms

I think I read somewhere where VirtualDub does a good job of converting to RGB before applying filters. Why do many scripts convert from YUV to RGB in AviSynth before using VirtualDub?

I've been...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 01-22-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,986
Posted By stevevid
Thanks for the additional information. ...

Thanks for the additional information.

Yeah, I'm still a noob when it comes to color correction. I've studied various short tutorials on the subject and I'm a bit better than I was, but I have a...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 01-21-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,986
Posted By stevevid
Thank you very much! It looks like I'm off to use...

Thank you very much! It looks like I'm off to use uncompressed or QT. It's interesting that Resolve can decode QT ProRes but it can't encode it in Windows.
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 01-21-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,986
Posted By stevevid
How to use DaVinci Resolve with HuffYUV or Lagarith AVI files?

There have been a few suggestions in various threads on DF that DaVinci Resolve is good for color correction. I have had pretty good success with avisynth and VirtualDub on most of my video clips,...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 01-18-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,351
Posted By stevevid
How ColorMill filter for VirtualDub works

I have been spending a lot of time restoring some badly digitized 16mm film. I'm trying to wrap this up before I get to my VHS captures. In the process, I have been using AviSynth and VirtualDub...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 01-03-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By stevevid
Way to get VirtualDub to save updated AVI back to same location?

I get a VirtualDub error when I try to save an avi I've changed back to the same file name with VDub's "Save as AVI...". When I try to save a file I first get the "...avi already exists. Do you want...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-31-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By stevevid
Thank you. Steve

Thank you.

Steve
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-31-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By stevevid
I found an excellent answer to my own question...

I found an excellent answer to my own question from Sanlyn in post 18 at VideoHelp -- https://forum.videohelp.com/threads/351041-How-do-I-use-ColorMill-with-Avisynth-and-GUIs-such-as-VirtualDub
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Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-31-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By stevevid
Thanks! Color Tools 1.5 loads without crashing...

Thanks! Color Tools 1.5 loads without crashing VirtualDub. Now, how do I get the video to show with the histogram? I can either see the histogram in the output pane without the video or see the video...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-30-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By stevevid
How to get histograms to show in VirtualDub?

Many posts talk about using the Color Tools filter to show histograms in VDub. But, as I have found and various posts have mentioned, Color Tools crashes in VDub. I'm using VDub 1.9.11 and Color...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-30-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By stevevid
VirtualDub Colormill filter expanation available?

I've tried finding a description of the various functions in Colormill and can't find anything. Anyone know where to find a description?

Several of the functions are obvious, but some are not...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-23-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By stevevid
Doom9 has one or more threads that discuss...

Doom9 has one or more threads that discuss VirtualDub2. Film9 uses VirtualDub2 and is a simplified front-end GUI for the extensive script discussed for the last nine years in thread...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-23-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By stevevid
New house, cool. As far as your speed, I don't...

New house, cool. As far as your speed, I don't see a delay. I'm impressed you get around to everything so fast. I'm retired and seem to get to things like this slower than when I worked full time.
...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-23-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By stevevid
I found a copy of the avi created with this...

I found a copy of the avi created with this script in September. So, this script used to work.

Ok, what about an experiment where I move all of the items in the Plugins folder to a temporary...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-22-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By stevevid
Here is the full script and error message. The...

Here is the full script and error message. The parts I added are above the line #---STEP 1 SCRIPT.
9317


Sanlyn, the LoadPlugin for MaskTools2 trick I got from you in post 2. This step loads the...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-22-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By stevevid
Boy this is getting tedious! After all of this I...

Boy this is getting tedious! After all of this I still got the error:

http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9314&stc=1&d=1545461494

I fixed this problem by adding...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-21-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By stevevid
Yea! This proves I'm not as crazy as my wife...

Yea! This proves I'm not as crazy as my wife thinks I am.

Thanks. MaskTools2 now rests comfortably in AviSynth's plugin folder.
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