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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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Introduction to AviSynth Scripts

Launch Notepad or your favorite text editor and type the following text:

# My first script
Version()

Save the file as version.avs and drag-and-drop it to a video player of your choice—e.g. Windows Media Player. You should see a 10 seconds long video with the version information of AviSynth (sample shown below). The text that follows the # above, is treated as a comment:

Introduction to AviSynth Scripts

That was simple, wasn’t it? Version() is a built-in function of AviSynth and there are many others to suit every purpose. For those unfamiliar with scripting, you may invoke a function by typing its function name followed by round brackets (parentheses) ...

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