Re: how to repair drop outs in digital video

From: Philip Hood (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Oct 11 2006 - 08:38:13 PDT

hi, I've been pushing the wonders of the "free"
software suite "avisnyth" on this list, for more
than a minute. there's is a plug-in called "descratch"
that might be able to deal w/ this. here's a link
and a description:

This plugin removes vertical scratches from films. Also it can be used for
removing of horizontal noise lines such as drop-outs from analog VHS
captures (after image rotation).


On Wed, 11 Oct 2006, Andreas Wideroe Andersen wrote:

> Did you use a TBC (timebase corrector) during the transfer? This may help and
> is what the industry uses.
> Regards,
> Andreas W. Andersen
> ---
> At 16:06 11.10.2006, you wrote:
>> We have transfered NTSC Umatic video to digital DVCAM, since the material
>> is very old there is a certain amount of drop out (small points ans small
>> lines where there is no information, they are completely white.
>> Does anyone know how to solve it? Is there any software that can
>> effectively do this repair? (withou loosing quality)
>> We have found a program called RE: FILL but we are not sure if it can do
>> it.
>> Thank you

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.