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05-08-2022, 05:31 PM
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I would imagine the original tape would look much better than the second gen dub. Anyway, you cannot post that video publicly on youtube you would get a copyright flag for audio, You can only share it privately or unlisted.
I already posted my first garbage capture to youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-FuXjgxG_k

The video is indeed Public, but it cant be monetized
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Don't upload the SD version, Youtube algorithm will hit you with harsh compression, They don't want any content below 1080p on their platform or else it will be shrunk to death to save bandwidth for other high quality contents.

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05-08-2022, 06:27 PM
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Thanks. I'm watching videos on how to set up Avisynth and avspmod but man is it complicated. Is this a good video to watch? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4PyyQoz6eo

The script you created seems relatively simple, i like the results and would like to use it for my video, i just dont understand the workflow.
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05-08-2022, 07:15 PM
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The hard part of scripting is getting all the dependencies in your computer and get them to work, after that it's a matter of few clicks. Open up a new thread, there are members here or at videohelp.com who can help get you setup.

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I followed the setup video I posted earlier and set up everything exactly as described, but I cant seem to preview the script. I get an error about missing a decompressor. Google yields absolutely no results on "fourcc UYFH"

2022-05-08 23_33_43-avisource decompressor fourcc uyfh - Google Search.png

Very odd considering I'm using the same sample file posted earlier.



EDIT: I got past this by installing the 64 bit huffyuv dll. the video im following is strictly using 64 bit software



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Got Avisynth up and running! Even got the second very long script running which had a ton of dependencies. Pretty happy with myself right now lol

currently testing both scripts given to me by you kind gentlemen
2022-05-09 00_47_04-VirtualDub2 - [My Custom deinterlace crop resize script.avs] (dub in progre.jpg

The only part I couldn't figure out is how to load those ffmpeg scripts you guys provided. Am I missing an ffmpeg plugin that allows custom command lines? Just for testing I'm using the x264 8 bit plugin

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05-09-2022, 01:40 AM
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ffmpeg encoder runs on a command line level, It could also run using some of the GUI utilities, I can't help you further on this as OS platforms are very different and takes a computer wiz to sort them out but I'm pretty sure there are members who can help on this.

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to set up Avisynth and avspmod but man is it complicated
Not really, you did it in a couple of hours, it is much easier than what people suspect. If you are able ro execute my script, you can run whatever

AvsPmod is just a text editor for AviSynth. I never used. But for beginners it can be very helpful to play with the parameters of the different basic functions with a slider, if you build the script in the appropriate way (unfortunately it does not work with the complex plugin/functions).

About ffmpeg it is better to do not use any GUI, in order to have full control of its parameters. Run it through a command line in a "command prompt" shell. If you prefere a GUI there are several avalable (MeGUI, clever FFmpeg-GUI, ...)

A channel on S-VHS / VHS capture and AviSynth restoration https://bit.ly/3mHWbkN
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About ffmpeg it is better to do not use any GUI, in order to have full control of its parameters. Run it through a command line in a "command prompt" shell. If you prefere a GUI there are several avalable (MeGUI, clever FFmpeg-GUI, ...)
So basically I need to process my original AVI (crop, deinterlace, resize) and output it as an uncompressed AVI, and when thats done run the ffmpeg command on the resulting AVI?
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05-09-2022, 03:06 PM
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and output it as an uncompressed AVI,
There is no need to create any ouput avi (btw, not uncompressed anyhow). If you check the proposed ffmpeg commands, you understand that you feed fmpeg with the AviSynth script.

A channel on S-VHS / VHS capture and AviSynth restoration https://bit.ly/3mHWbkN
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05-09-2022, 06:18 PM
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So even though you guys split your scripts into two code boxes for the examples, theyre really all entered in the same window at the same time?
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05-09-2022, 07:50 PM
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The reason I do de-interlace-crop-resize in one step and encode in a separate step is because I don't need to encode all the time. It can be done though but not in avspmod as far as I know.

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Final product using your script, latreche34

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TMySwwzi_M

I think it looks great!
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05-11-2022, 04:22 PM
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Looks pretty good, you haven't addressed the black level issue but it gives it some dynamic look, Not a lot of people will notice it anyway.

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I wasn't sure what to do with what you guys said was crushed blacks. Apparently the ATI 600 USB crushes them internally, and there's no way to stop it without introducing a piece of hardware between the VCR and the 600. I'm not really up for buying more equipment at the moment. I've tried using the capture filter controls (which I read was futile anyway) in conjunction with the histogram, but not having a live histogram in virtualdub while trying to adjust levels makes it nearly impossible to fine tune a result. If there's an easier way to go about doing that, I'm all ears.
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but not having a live histogram in virtualdub while trying to adjust levels makes it nearly impossible to fine tune a result. If there's an easier way to go about doing that, I'm all ears.
My live histogram guide:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Tk9...ew?usp=sharing
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