Apply Video Effect to an Image in GIMP

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    You should have GIMP open and an image ready to use.
    For more information, refer to our tutorials on how to open GIMP and how to open existing documents in GIMP.
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    First, click "Filters".
    It's at the top left-hand side of the window.
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    Then, move the cursor to "Distorts".
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    Click "Video..." in the menu that appears.
    A dialogue box will appear with a default image of the fox.
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    You can click one of the "Video Pattern" types:
    • "Staggered";
    • "Large staggered";
    • "Striped";
    • "Wide-striped";
    • "Long-staggered";
    • "3x3";
    • "Large 3x3";
    • "Hex";
    • "Dots".
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    Next, you can check or uncheck "Additive" and "Rotated" as filters.
    This effect is very good for creating a filter that looks as if the image is from an old video or movie. You can also apply this effect if you want to make a digital photo look like as if it were taken on an analogue camera
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    If you are satisfied with your settings, then click "OK".
    This will apply them to the image.
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