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    I have recently received .avi videos that I have tried playing on several different video players. ffdshow reviewer operates when I use these programs. However, when I watch them, they have a very annoying minute timer that shows in a large section at the top left of the screen. Here is an example:

    Is there a way that I can remove this?

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  2. If this is something embedded into the video, a reencode with a logo remover will be necessary and what's left may be more annoying than the original timer. If it's something being added by the player or ffdshow or something like that, you can turn it off. To find out which you have, open the AVI in VDub(Mod). If you don't see the timer, it's being added during playback. If you do see it, you're probably out of luck unless you have some good encoding skills..
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    It will be very difficult to remove using a logo filter because the source has been so badly over-compressed. All the mosquito noise around the numbers will leave a noisy mess behind.
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    Damn, the clock is still there. I really don't believe this . Thanks for the help.

    You guys absolutely sure that the VDUB isn't putting up modification settings as well?
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  5. You guys absolutely sure that the VDUB isn't putting up modification settings as well?
    Yep. If you see it in VDub it's been encoded or burned into the video. Further proof is something guns1inger mentioned and something I didn't notice when I took a quick look at the picture; the mosquito noise around the timer is evidence of it having been encoded into the video. If it were just being overlayed on top at playback time, similar to a subtitle on a DVD, there wouldn't be any noise around it.

    Actually this is a pretty poorly encoded video, judging by that one pic. Wait until something better comes along.
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    Looks to me like it was probably captured from one of those Japanese TV show feeds where they keep the time superimposed in one of the top corners of the screen during broadcasts. I think it's generally done during the morning, but I'm not sure; I have tapes from when Evangelion was first broadcast that are like that. :/
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    Oh, ok.

    Thanks again for the help guys.
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