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Example ME1 Upscaling Script
#Import stuff here. Comment out what you don't need.
#import mxnet as mx
import mvsfunc as mvf
import muvsfunc as muf
import Alpha_VSFunctions as avsfunc
#import fvsfunc as fvf
import havsfunc as haf
import G41Fun as G41
#import lostfunc as lof
#import kagefunc as kage
import vsgan as VSGAN
import vapoursynth as vs
import xvs as xvs
from vapoursynth import core
#Comment this out if mxnet isn't working, or if you don't need it
#core.std.LoadPlugin(r'MXNet/vs_mxnet.dll', altsearchpath=True)
#Set max cache size, in MB. If you have RAM to spare, remove the "#" in front of the line below and change the value.
#core.max_cache_size = 6000
#Argument for the MXNet neural network. $un "_Select_Neural_Network_.bat" to change this automatically!
sr_args = dict(model_filename=r'../NeuralNetworks/MSRN\MSRN_2x', device_id=0,up_scale=2, is_rgb_model=True, pad=None, crop=None, pre_upscale=False)
#change MXnet super resolution arguments here!
manual_sr_args = sr_args
#Change the path to the video(s) you're working with!
clip = core.ffms2.Source(r"""C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Mass Effect\BioGame\CookedPC\Movies\END_90_SovereignGood_CUT_01.bik""")
orig = core.ffms2.Source(r"""C:\Code\Python\VSSuperRes Helper\MeVids\END_90_SovereignGood_CUT_01.bik""")
#save source for comparison later
source = clip
#Resample to 16 bits, for higher quality processing
clip = mvf.Depth(clip, depth=16)
#KNLMeansCL is a denoiser that runs on the GPU. Unlike traditional denoisers, it can look at multiple frames and a wide area for noise.
#h is the denoising strength, d sets the number of previous/next frames to look at (temporal noise), a is the search radius (spatial noise)
#BM3D uses a TON of RAM, and doesn't run on the GPU, but it's high quality and nice to blend with KNLmeansCL if you machine can handle it
#BM3D's radius1 is its "temporal" radius, like h in KNLMeansCL
#BM3DStrength = 3
#clip = mvf.BM3D(clip, radius1=2, sigma=[BM3DStrength]*5)
clip = core.knlm.KNLMeansCL(clip, a=2, h=2.0, d=2, device_type='gpu', device_id=0)
#Various Deblocking Functions. In order of speed, from slowest to fastest, though lof and autodeblock can be buggy.
#Configured for stronk deblocking below:
#clip = lof.fast_deblock(clip)
#clip = fvf.AutoDeblock(clip)
clip = haf.Deblock_QED(clip, quant1 = 35)
clip = core.deblock.Deblock(clip, quant = 27)
#Sharpening. Why not blend both?
sharpen1 = G41.LSFmod(clip)
sharpen2 = G41.DetailSharpen(clip)
clip = core.std.Merge(sharpen1, sharpen2)
#Interesting OpenCV detail enhancement function
#Converts clip to 8 bit RGB, which is fine, as VSGAN does that anyway
clip = avsfunc.OpenCV_Detail(clip, strength = 27)
#VSGAN (PyTorch) AI upscaling. It'll resample your clip to 8 bit RGB!
#Set "chunk" to true if you run out of VRAM
vsgan_device = VSGAN.VSGAN()
vsgan_device.load_model(model=r"""../ESRGANModels/1x_DeJpeg_Fatality_PlusULTRA_200000_G.pth""", scale=1)
clip =, chunk = False)
vsgan_device = VSGAN.VSGAN()
vsgan_device.load_model(model=r"""../ESRGANModels/4x_SpongeBob_235000_G.pth""", scale=1)
clip =, chunk = False)
#Alternative MXNet super resolution. There are dozens of different pretrained models to pick from, use select_neural_network.bat
#Note that some models are grayscale models, hence they won't work
#clip = muf.super_resolution(clip, **manual_sr_args)
#A sharp downscaling filter, when shrinking output is necessary.
#SSIM is CPU only, dpid requires an Nvidia GPU
clip = mvf.Depth(clip, depth=32)
#clip = muf.SSIM_downsample(clip, w = 2560, h = 1440)
clip = xvs.dpidDown(clip, width=2560 ,height=1440)
#For photoshop like filters see the "color" section here:
#Optional extra denoising, to get rid of any flickering and to help compress the output for bink
clip = core.knlm.KNLMeansCL(clip, d=3, a=3, h=2.2)
#Resize the source for comparison
source = core.resize.Point(source, width = clip.width, height = clip.height)
#Interleave the source and processed clip for easy comparison in VSEDIT's preview window.
#Comment this out if you aren't previewing
clip = mvf.Preview(clips=[core.text.Text(clip, "Processed"), core.text.Text(source, "Source"), core.text.Text(orig, "Original Upscale")])
#Write the images, if you want test PNGs to upload
#clip = core.imwri.Write(clip, imgformat = "png", filename = "favorite_test_on_citadel_frame%d.png", quality = 100, overwrite = True)
#Motion interpolation to 60fps
#clip = haf.InterFrame(clip, Preset='medium', Tuning='weak', NewNum=60000, NewDen=1001, GPU=True)
#Export as YUV 420 8-bit
#Alternatively, you can do YUV 444 10 bit for maximum quality.
#You may need to set the colorspace
clip = mvs.ToYUV(clip, css="420", depth=8)
#final output
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