I cropped a video and now need to scale it up to the same size as it was before the crop. The tutorial videos I have watched show filters called “rotate and scale” and “size and position” but I don’t see these filters in the version I downloaded last week. I see one called “size, position, and rotate” but that does not do the scaling I need.
You might want to use Crop: Source if you are not. That automatically scales up to the project resolution:
Crop: Source removes rows or columns of pixels from the edges of the source video or image before the image is scaled and padded to match the current
Video Mode. When cropping, selection is centered to the Video Mode because padding is used to maintain the aspect ratio and prevent the image from appearing stretched or squished. Keyframes are not available with this filter.
This filter can only be applied to Source or a selected clip; it cannot be applied to a track or Output because th…
If you do not maintain proper aspect ratio black bars are added, and you need to remove rows or columns from other edges to eliminate them.
size = scaling. You should try using its Zoom parameter.
Size & Position and the Rotate & Scale filter were merged into the Size, Position & Rotate filter a few months ago. In my opinion it is a huge improvement.
Crop: Rectangle and the Size, Position & Rotate filter used back to back to do what you describe:
If the video above in not available, use this link
Notice that I use the mouse wheel in the preview window and in the filters tab to zoom in/out and to accurately position the video on the screen
I’m curious to know why you need to crop your video before zooming it again. Wouldn’t it be simpler to just use the SP&R filter to zoom it ?
EDIT: In the image above it should be 0.1% instead of 0.01… my mistake.
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