VirtualDub is a great software through which you can process videos after they have been captured in AVI format. There are various filters and processing tools present within the options of the software that let you enhance the quality and graphics of your videos. It can be used for both professional as well as non-professional purposes as it an advanced freeware tool.
It has a very simple interface and all the options are clearly categorized in the menu bar, tool bar, captions, info panel and status bar, so even a new user can be able to use it. It is very small software and occupies low memory space. Mainly it deals with AVI formats and can process AVI2 and multi-segment AVI videos. The audio and video settings can be customized in such a way that the video files are not harmed or touched. It offers real time downsizing, noise reduction and field swapping functions. Despite having all these features, it is an open source freeware tool with proper compatibility for Windows OS.
• Remove and replace audio tracks without touching the video.
• Reads and writes AVI2 (OpenDML) and multi-segment AVI clips.
• Integrated MPEG-1 and Motion-JPEG decoders.
• Clean interface layout: caption, menu bar, info panel, status bar.
• Integrated volume meter and histogram for input level monitoring.
• Real-time downsizing, noise reduction, and field swapping.
• Bilinear and bicubic resampling — no blocky resizes or rotates here.
• Decompress and recompress both audio and video.
• Remove segments of a video clip and save the rest, without recompressing.
• Adjust frame rate, decimate frames, and 3:2 pulldown removal.
• Preview the results, with live audio.
Downloading and Installation:
The process of downloading and installing VirtualDub is a very simple one. All you need to do is to download its setup file from the link present on the current webpage. This will install a compressed folder on your PC within less than a minute. You need to extract the files from this folder via WinZip, WinRAR or any other tool. The application file named VirtualDub within this folder should be clicked open. When the software runs for the first time, agree to the terms of usage and after that it will start working.
VirtualDub lets you capture AVI files with customization of various settings related to setting striping system, setting capture file and allocation of disk space. It can run the scripts easily that are present in your system memory. All the processes that are running can be managed with job control option. You can move, postpone, delete, reload and start any of these videos. The audio settings include volume change, conversion and filters. On video files, you can apply filters, edit frame rates, render and directly stream its copies.
It is a very helpful tool with lots of options. If you are stuck at any point then you can contact support any time of the day. It can create sparse AVI, expand it, use benchmark resampler, create palettized AVI and can also create test videos for helping you with your video processing. The videos can run at different speeds, paused, resumed and their frames can be edited in any manner according to your chosen options.
VirtualDub is a recommended choice for those users who need to perform various actions for the processing of videos and want to make their videos of higher quality by applying various effects. It can process a lot of videos simultaneously without decreasing the speed of your computer. There are a lot of options available in this software and you can gain complete expertise only after you have used it for some reasonable amount of time.
Homepage – http://www.virtualdub.org