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How to Restore Old Videos Like A Pro?

"Can the old videos be restored? I used to capture every family, friend's vacation moment, and birthday party using the camera. Some of the early videos are blurred. These videos are very precious to me." - Linda

Old videos are an important part of life and memory. If you have a collection of videos you recorded several years ago and wanna restore the old video footage to get better quality, you've come to the right place. Here we are talking about how to restore the old videos automatically and intelligently and bring the old video back to its original state like a pro. Just read on for details.

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problem Part 1: Why We Need Video Restorer Software

Most people have different kinds of videos or older movies that are not quite fit for watching. The quality is very poor(either initially, or because of the age of the media, if you take a video cassette), there is some noise, the videos are blurry, jerky, grainy or pixelated, etc. However, you keep the movie in your collection simply because it's too valuable, and there is no way to obtain a better copy.

Under the circumstances, you might need some useful tools to restore old videos from 480p, 720p to higher quality like 1080p, 4K and up to 8k for better preserving and reviewing the sweet memories.

recommend Part 2: Restore Old Videos with AVCLabs Video Enhancer AI

Thanks to the development of AI, a professional old videos restoration tool - AVCLabs Video Enhancer AI, makes it possible for you to restore old videos to HD or 4K effortlessly. Using the power of deep learning algorithms, AVCLabs Video Enhancer AI gives you the ability to increase video resolution, naturally restore old videos' realistic details and remove the video blur and video noise in the original video automatically and intelligently. Moreover, it adjusts the video brightness, contrast, and saturation in an ideal balance. With a user-friendly interface, it is easy for users to process the videos.

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  • Enhance the video quality to make them more aesthetically pleasing.
  • Deblur your footage by using machine learning.
  • Upscale videos from SD to HD, HD to 4K.
  • Upscale low-res videos onto a larger screen.
  • Trim your footage frame by frame.
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Let's follow the steps below to restore old videos to better quality.

Step 1
Install and Run AVCLabs Video Enhancer AI

Warm reminder: you can click here to check whether your CPU or GPU is capable of restoring old videos with AI.

Just free download the AVCLabs Video Enhancer AI from the above download button and then install it on your Windows PC or Mac computer. Double-click on the setup file to launch the program. You will see the main interface of AVCLabs Video Enhancer AI as the picture shown below.

main interface
Step 2
Add Video Files

Click on the "Browse" button at the bottom of the program interface and load the video file you want to restore from the computer. You can also simply drag & drop the video from your computer to the main window. In addition, you are able to click on the Menu button and choose "Open Video File..." to add the old videos to the program.

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Step 3
Select the Processing Model and Set the Output Parameter

Turn on AI Enhancement, you can choose the AI Model according to your need.

For the portraits, you can turn on Face Refinement to detect and enhance every detail to make your subject look great.

ai processing models

You are also able to unfold the output preset and adjust the output resolution to 200%, 400%, SD, HD, 4K UHD, 4K, and 8K.

set output

Before enhancing the video quality, you can set the output video format you prefer. It supports exporting video to AVI (UnCompressed), MP4 (H.264) format.

output setting
Step 4
Start Restoring Video

Now click on the "Start Processing" button to start restoring your selected old videos. The final processing time depends on your PC’s system configuration, video size, and output video resolution. Once the video restoration process is done, you can click on the "Open Output Video" button to check the restored video.

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We have discussed how to help you fix old videos defects and restore your old videos to full HD or 4k using the reliable and advanced video restoration software - AVCLabs Video Enhancer AI. Hopefully, you can improve the old video quality easily and effectively now and bring new life to your past memories. More importantly, AVCLabs Video Enhancer AI is powered by AI technology, meaning that it enables you to fix old videos automatically. Easy-to-use and user-friendly, why not download it and have a try to restore old videos with a few simple clicks?

Try AVCLabs Video Enhancer AI to breathe new life into your footage!