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Module: erase
Type Video filter
First VLC version 0.9.0
Last VLC version -
Operating system(s) all
Description logo erasing video filter
Shortcut(s) -

Use this filter to erase a logo (or any given area) from the video.


  • erase-mask <string> : PNG file to use as a mask. The alpha channel only will be used to build the mask default value: NULL
  • erase-x <integer> : X offset from upper left corner default value: 0
  • erase-y <integer> : Y offset from upper left corner. default value: 0


$ vlc --video-filter "erase{mask=logo.png,x=100,y=50}" somevideo.avi

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