Category Archives: Amped Replay Tutorials: How do I do this?

Summing Up: How Do I Convert, Play, Enhance, Annotate, and Export Video Evidence With a Single Tool?

Today we’d like to start with a huge THANKS to all you, loyal followers of the Amped Replay: How Do I Do This? series! We started nothing less than 25 weeks ago, and now it’s coming to an end. This post wraps up and concludes the series: we’ll briefly walk through a complete video processing workflow. You’ll see how Amped Replay helps investigators stick to a forensically sound and lean process. Keep reading!

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How Can I Zoom, Blur, or Spotlight a Moving Object in Amped Replay?

Dear friends, welcome back! If you’ve been following the “Amped Replay Tutorials: How do I do this?” series for a while, then you already know the power of Amped Replay’s annotations. There have been step-by-step guides on how you can add shapes, arrows, and text to a video, how you can add an image or logo, how you can redact (blur or pixelate) someone or something, and how you can magnify or spotlight a detail of interest. However, in every post we always dealt with static objects or with still images, promising that another post would have come entirely dedicated to how you can track all annotations so that they follow an object (or an arbitrary path) on the video. Today, we’re keeping the promise!

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How Can I Magnify or Spotlight a Detail of the Video With Amped Replay?

Dear friends, welcome! It happens quite often that the most important piece of information in a video lays in the details, so it’s not sufficiently visible looking at the footage in its original form. In these cases, being able to magnify the details, or to focus the viewer’s attention on them is extremely important. In this post, we’ll see how easy it is to magnify or spotlight details with Amped Replay. Keep reading!

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How Can I Redact (Blur or Pixelate) a Video With Amped Replay?

Dear friends, welcome to a brand new issue of the How Do I Do This? Series! Privacy protection has become a hot and sensitive point nowadays. The European GDPR, for example, puts severe limitations on publishing someone’s picture without having explicit consent. This situation calls for effective and easy-to-use video redaction tools, especially if you’re considering handing out something to the media. Today we’ll see how you can quickly redact your video evidence with Amped Replay.

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How Can I Add an Image or Logo to a Surveillance Video in Amped Replay?

Welcome, loyal Amped blog readers! Have you ever needed to add your unit’s logo over a video, and found it hard to do, perhaps because the video wouldn’t play in a “consumer” editing software? In the old times, you would have needed to export it to a different format and work on that, which is time-consuming and reduces the quality. You’re much better served with Amped Replay! Just read below and you’ll see how easy it is.

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How Can I Add Shapes, Arrows, and Text to a Video With Amped Replay?

Dear friends, welcome back! After covering ways to import and enhance video in the previous posts of this series (click here to see the list!), today we’re entering the next step: presentation! We’ll start from the basic thing: adding shapes, arrows, and text to your video. Be ready, the flexibility and power of Amped Replay will blow your mind!

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How Do I Resize the Frames of a Video and Zoom with Amped Replay?

Dear friends, glad to meet you again for one more post of the “How Do I Do This?” series! Despite many out there saying “sizes don’t matter”, when it comes to videos this is not as true. For example, you can’t read something that is just too small. Today we’ll learn how you can resize your video frames with Amped Replay, and we’ll get some ideas on why this could be extremely important on some occasions.

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