Lesson #05 Fast Deinterlace

Do you remember the (good) old times of Video and Interlaced Footage.

It feels like centuries away.

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Well the most of your time you will work with progressive images and won´t think about this. But at some day you may have to use old footage for your comp. So whats the best way to deal with this one.

I don´t want to talk about the technical aspect of Interlaced images, you may find enough on this topic on the internet. I just want to tell you how Interlaced Footage can be checkmated within two nodes.

I guess this will be the tutorial with my minimum number of nodes.

Node 1: transform your footage down by 1 pixel

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Node 2: Merge this over your Interlaced Footage using: Average, Max or Min

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That´s all, your result will look like this. Just see what Merge operation (Average, Min, Max) gives you the best result.

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