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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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Chapter 8. Advanced Topics

Now that we know the basics of applying filters to our video and more, it is time to delve into some of the more advanced topics such as frame rates and interlaced sources. We will look into the details of converting from one format to another (also known as transcoding) and understand how it fits in with processing/filtering.

After reading this chapter, the following will be clear:

  • Why analog television is the way it is and how digital pictures have inherited from it
  • How to append videos of different formats by changing the frame rate of the source video
  • How to change the playback rate
  • How to change the number of frames per second of video to reduce the processing complexity or for other reasons
  • How to control the editing ...

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