Apply a Deinterlace Filter to Image in the GIMP App

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You're watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, we're going to show you how to use the "Deinterlace" effect on an image in GIMP in Windows 7.


Steps

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    You should have GIMP open and an image ready to use
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    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"
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    It's in the horizontal menu along the top of the window.
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    Move the cursor to "Enhance" in the menu
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    In the expanded menu that appears, click "Deinterlace..."
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    A small dialogue box will appear with a preview of the image.
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    If you can't see the preview, make sure that the box next to the word "Preview" is checked
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    When it is checked, you will be able to see how your changes affect the image.
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    You can click and drag the preview to navigate it
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    Alternatively, you can click the scrollbars and arrows at the sides.
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    Finally, you can click either "Keep odd fields" or "Keep even fields"
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    Click "OK" or press "Enter" if you are satisfied with the changes
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    This will apply them to the layer. A green bar will run across the bottom of the screen letting you know that the effect will be applied. This can take some time that depends on the speed of the computer.
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