Deflicker is a filtering effect applied to brightness flicker between frames to improve
the visual quality of your videos. The flickering can be seen where the camera’s autoexposure
has significantly changed the exposure from one frame to the next. The deflicker aims to
improve the final visual quality of your movies.
The deflicker effect works automatically. The central idea is to smooth the overall
image brightness a few frames before and after the processed image.
To preview a deflickered video, the effect analyzes all of the frames in the sequence.
The analyzing progress is shown in the effect property window.
Time Lapse Tool processes only affected frames during video generation. Thus video
export can be started immediately; there is no need to wait for completion of the
The video provided shows how time-lapse videos can be improved using Video Deflicker.
The original photo sequence shows significant flickering between frames but with
Time Lapse Tool’s Video Deflicker, this can be substantially reduced. The video includes
original and deflickered sequence, which are shown side-by-side for comparison.