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Solutions for most video restoration and enhancement problems

Here are a few examples, and their corresponding VideoCleaner solution (denoted as feature SECTION - feature GROUP - specific feature).

 

PROBLEM...................................................................... SOLUTION
Video details appear fuzzy............................................... MAIN - TOOLS - Unsharpen, Sharpen strength
Video details are compressed or expanded..................... MAIN - TOOLS - Video Contrast strength
Video colors are compressed or expanded...................... MAIN - TOOLS - Color Contrast strength
Video colors are too subtle or intense.............................. MAIN - TOOLS - Color Saturation strength
Eliminate glare and steady lights...................................... MAIN - TOOLS - Remove Brightest Strength
Distracting flashing emergency lights............................... MAIN - TOOLS - Suppress HotSpot Strength
Video appears extremely dark or overly bright................. MAIN - TOOLS - Automatic histogram
Distant details are lost in the darker areas....................... MAIN - TOOLS - Backlight compensation
Video is cluttered with tiny random specks....................... MAIN - TOOLS - Denoise
Portions of the scene are out of focus.............................. MAIN - TOOLS - Focus & Deblur Lens
License plate, text or logo is hard to read......................... MAIN - FORENSIC - Canny, Sobel, Edge Filter Mode
Movement or color changes are too faint......................... MAIN - FORENSIC - RGBamplifier strength
Hard to detect moving objects/people.............................. MAIN - FORENSIC - Isolate Scene Changes
Can't read stationary signage or license plate.................. MAIN - FORENSIC - Frame Averaging
Only examine complete frames (iFrames)........................ MAIN - FORENSIC - iFrames isolation
Video's authenticity is suspect.......................................... MAIN - ANALYSIS - Extract & Test
See and read file's characteristics.................................... MAIN - ANALYSIS - File Information
Scene is too dark or too bright.......................................... MAIN - EQUALIZER and CURVE
Scene looks like a mosaic of tiny squares........................ MAIN - DEBLOCKING
Video contains repeated frames....................................... PROPERTIES - DUPLICATE removal
Audio is too quiet or shouldn't exist.................................. PROPERTIES - CORE - Volume
Video plays at the incorrect speed................................... PROPERTIES - CORE - FPS speed
Only need a range of video frames................................... PROPERTIES - CORE - Starting & Keep frame
Video plays in reverse order............................................. PROPERTIES - CORE - Reverse Video
Fast moving objects look jagged...................................... PROPERTIES - FIELDS - Sep/Swap
Video jerks up/down or left/right (after Sep/Swap)........... PROPERTIES - FIELDS - Nudge & Shift
Enhance stationary objects in interlaced video................ PROPERTIES - FIELDS - Horizontal
Only a small portion of the video matters......................... PROPERTIES - CROP
Video is the incorrect size or perspective......................... PROPERTIES - RESIZE
License plate or facial details are too small...................... PROPERTIES - RESIZE - SuperResolution
Video needs to be flipped or rotated................................. PROPERTIES - ANGLE
Remove frames inconsistent with reference frame........... PROPERTIES - DESEQUENCE
Scene is jerky to watch (e.g. handheld camera).............. PROPERTIES - STABILIZE
Certain color channels contain greater detail................... PROPERTIES - CHANNELS
Digitized video tape shows VHS aging defects................. SPECIALTY - VHS
Video is distorted into a pincushion or barrel shape......... SPECIALTY - LENS
Camera perspective needs to be repositioned................. SPECIALTY - VIEW
Video overall color is incorrect.......................................... FINALIZING - COLORIZE
Need to highlight or pixelate a specific area..................... FINALIZING - ACCENT
Need to add on-screen text.............................................. FINALIZING - TEXT
Need to add frame numbers............................................. FINALIZING - NUMBER
Need to add a time stamp or time counter....................... FINALIZING - TIMEstamp
Need to know which settings are active............................ MAIN - List all active features
See what the enhanced version has changed.................. MAIN - All frames / mid frames / subtract
Need to quickly toggle enhanced-unenhanced................. MAIN - Deactivate all enhancements
Need to compare enhanced to unenhanced..................... MAIN - Compare Original to Enhanced