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Learn How to Lock Annotations and Prevent Accidental Modifications in Amped Replay and Amped FIVE

Dear friends, welcome to a brand new tip, which covers both Amped Replay and Amped FIVE! It’s the kind of tip people love: very quick and potentially a lifesaver! We’ll show how you can protect the annotations that you make so that you don’t accidentally edit or delete them. Keep reading!

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Layered Perfection: Learn Different Ways of Adding Multiple Annotations With Amped FIVE

For a few months now, Amped FIVE features the new Annotate filter, which makes annotating your video so easy and effective at the same time. This tip is dedicated to the difference between adding multiple annotation objects using a single instance of the filter or adding one annotation per filter. It’s not the same! Curious? Keep reading!

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Are You Using the Best Possible Evidence? Amped FIVE’s Video Mixer Helps You Compare Frames and Answer the Question!

Dear loyal summer readers welcome to this week’s tip! As investigators, one of the questions we should always ask ourselves is: “am I using the best possible evidence?”. This is vital to ensure that we can interpret the native data correctly and have the best chance to obtain visual information after any restoration and/or enhancement process. Today we’ll see how Amped FIVE can greatly help you compare two videos at the visual level to understand whether they’re exactly the same or quantify the difference between them. Keep reading!

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Stay in the Range! Learn How to Use Amped FIVE’s Show Saturation Feature to Spot Saturated Pixels in Your Images

Hello, Tip Tuesday friends! Here in Italy, it keeps getting warmer every day… if the trend doesn’t change, soon our thermometer will… saturate! Never heard of this term? It’s quite an important one in forensic video processing! Keep reading to find out its meaning and its implications when working with Amped FIVE.

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Trading Time for Definition Part 2: Temporal and Motion Smoothing Are the Way to Cleaner and Ghost-Free Videos!

Hi, dear readers! Here we are, ready for a new tip. Today we’re concluding our mini-series about Amped FIVE‘s Frame Averaging, Temporal Smoothing, and Motion Smoothing. They’re all ways to reduce the noise in videos by integrating the information from multiple frames, but they’re quite different in what they do. Keep reading to find out more!

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Trading Time for Definition: Learn How to Master Amped FIVE’s Frame Averaging Filter

Dear Tip Tuesday readers, welcome! Today we’re beginning a mini-series covering some of Amped FIVE‘s filters that are very useful when dealing with a noisy video (which, alas, happens so often): Frame Averaging, Temporal Smoothing and Motion Smoothing. We’ll see the advantages of each filter and when you should choose one over the other. Today we start with Frame Averaging… keep reading!

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What Is “Better”? Understanding the Differences Between Amped FIVE or Amped Replay vs Consumer Video Players

Dear friends welcome to this week’s tip! Today we take inspiration from a question that we receive from time to time from our users. It basically goes like this: “How come consumer players like VLC sometimes appear to play the video better than Amped FIVE or Amped Replay?”. If you’re curious about the answer… just keep reading!

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Did You Know Amped FIVE Allows Real-Time Processing on a Live Video?

Welcome, dear friends! This week’s tip concludes the mini-series dedicated to Amped FIVE‘s Video Input filter. We’ll show how easy it is to process a live video feed on the fly, yielding the resulting frames on your computer’s screen just milliseconds after they’ve been captured by the camera. Keep reading to find out more!

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