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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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Filters for Fun

The filters discussed until now improve image quality and eliminate unwanted parts from a video. But some filters simply insert special effects on the video. Even in VirtualDub we can find examples of such filters, but here we will discuss external plug-ins.

Defining Simple Transitions for Video with FadeFX

FadeFX is a plug-in for adding transition effects like fade in/out to videos. This filter (fadefx.vdf) can be downloaded from http://home.earthlink.net/~tacosalad/video/.

This plug-in has simple settings. Just specify the frames you wish to add the effect to in the Effect range group and then select the transition type from the Fade parameters group. Checking the Extend effect box will expand the effect to subsequent frames: ...

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