Workshop: A Digital Facelift for Your Analog Movies

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft
\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\drivers.desc]

"pdvcodec.dll"="Panasonic DV Codec"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft
\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Drivers32]

"vidc.dvsd"="pdvcodec.dll"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet
\Control\MediaResources\icm\vidc.dvsd]

"Description"="Panasonic DV Codec"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet
\Control\MediaResources\icm\vidc.dvsd]

"Driver"="pdvcodec.dll"

Once you've made these settings, Virtual Dub should have no problems handling DV type-1 files.


The freeware program Virtual Dub supports many video codecs.

Video codecs such as Huffyuv take up very little space on your hard drive and produce excellent video recordings.
Filter name Description Internet address
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Chroma Noise Reduction Reduces noise freevcr.ifrance.com
Deflicker Reduces image flickering shelob.mordor.net
Delogo Removes static visual elements such as station logos shelob.mordor.net
Deshaker Reduces image shaking home.bip.net
Flaxen's Filters Stabilizes and focuses images, reduces noise and chroma shifting shelob.mordor.net
Noise Reduction/ Cropping Filter Reduces noise shelob.mordor.net
Radial Luminance Correction Darkens bright surfaces (hotspots) web.tiscali.it
RGB Adjustment Filter Adjusts red, green and blue sections shelob.mordor.net
Smart Smoother High Quality Smoother, reduces video noise shelob.mordor.net
Spotremover Removes spots and scratches konstant.freeshell.org
Temporal Cleaner Reduces color noise home.earthlink.net
Video Denoise Filter Reduces noise www.risingresearch.com
White Balance Hue, saturation, brightness, contrast, white balance shelob.mordor.net
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