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Learning VirtualDub: The Complete Guide to Capturing, Processing and Encoding Digital Video by Georgios Diamantopoulos, Sohail Salehi

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Installation Preview

When you finish this introductory chapter, you’ll have downloaded and installed VirtualDub, VirtualDub Mod, and AviSynth. The figure shows the new icons that will be displayed on your computer desktop.

The topmost icons open Virtual Dub and a test utility included with it (which tests the performance of your hard drive). This checks how well it can handle the demands of digital video work:

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The icon on the second row opens VDubMod.

The lowest icon opens an AviSynth folder, not the AviSynth engine. Since it is the behind-the-scenes frame server, you don’t start the engine from an icon. Use the icon to open a folder filled with the ...

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