VirtualDub MSU Smart Sharpen Filter

Version 1.4 - parameters loading from JOB file fixed

The filter allows to enhance image sharpness with minimum noise amplification.
New version works 5-8 times faster than previous!

Settings

Filter settings

The set of filters allows you to change filter’s intensity. Presets, which contains “borded” in their names provides additional unsharp mask.
New version supports VirtualDub jobs and AviSynth
Script example for AviSynth

LoadVirtualDubPlugin("...\Virtual Dub\plugins\msu_sharpen.vdf","MSUSmartSharpen", 0)  
clip=AVISource("D:\Video\test.avi", false, "RGB24")
clip.ConvertToRGB32.MSUSmartSharpen(4)

Parameter for MSUSmartSharpen in the third line of the script is number of preset (from 0 to 5).

Examples

Let’s feed the filter a portrait of M. Lomonosov and study the results.

Source image
Source image
Image processed by Smart Sharpen Filter
Image processed by Smart Sharpen Filter

Now let us zoom in to see the differences better:

A fragment of source image
A fragment of source image
The fragment processed by Smart Sharpen Filter
The fragment processed by Smart Sharpen Filter

One more example with Astronaut test image.

Source image
Source image
Image processed by Smart Sharpen Filter
Image processed by Smart Sharpen Filter

Consider zoomed fragment of the image:

A fragment of source image
A fragment of source image
The fragment processed by Smart Sharpen Filter
The fragment processed by Smart Sharpen Filter

And one more zoomed fragment of Astronaut image:

A fragment of source image
A fragment of source image
The fragment processed by Smart Sharpen Filter
The fragment processed by Smart Sharpen Filter

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10 Mar 2011
See Also
Parallax range estimation in S3D video
Parallax determines the depth of S3D movies. The range of parallaxes should be both comfortable and entertaining for spectators.
MSU Video Group / Video data filtering and compession
VirtualDub MSU Logo Remover
The filter is intended to remove logo from films
MSU Stereo To Multiview 3D Video Conversion ( Glasses-free 3D-Displays Video Content creation)
Stereo to multiview video conversion algorithm for glasses-free autostereoscopic 3D displays
MSU Video Super-Resolution Filter
This filter increases resolution of video sequence while saving and improving details and reducing artifacts.
MSU Video Group / Video data filtering and compession
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