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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

VirtualDub is an open source video capture and processing program. It might not have the editing power of software like Adobe Premiere, but as a quick way to process video it’s hard to beat.

You can use VirtualDub to trim and clean up video before exporting to tape or processing with another program. With the right plug-ins, you can output your video in various encoded formats—ready to be distributed on CD, DVD, or over the Internet.

VirtualDub is popular. At the time of writing, visitors to Sourceforge are downloading it over 16,000 times a day.

What This Book Covers

This book is your step-by-step guide to getting the most out of VirtualDub. As the title suggests, we’ll cover how to capture video, process it with VirtualDub’s editing ...

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