Removal of subtitles and logo from video

Конактное лицо: Дмитрий Сергеевич Ватолин (

MSU Graphics & Media Lab (Video Group)

The filter is intended to remove subtitles, logos and other static opaque objects from video.

Main features:

  • AUTOMATIC logo detection (including shifting logo in different scenes)
  • Motion compensation for correct background reconstruction after logo removal. (Effect of objects "crawling" over the subtitles or logo).


Let's consider job of the filter on the test video sequences.

source frame from ''Notre Dame da Paris'' film after the filter
source frame from the Bus sequence after the filter


Flter for VirtualDub MSU Subtile&Logo Remover (34 KB, ZIP)
Unpack this file in the folder "Plugins" in VirtualDub directory to use.
Example in AVI (DivX4) video and comparison with LogoAway & X-Logo filters (1.5 MB)

See also

Detailed description of MSU Subtile&Logo Remover filter
Filter User's Guide