Zoom into videos in real-time as they play

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Interactively Zoom or Magnify video or Movie in VLC Media Player in realtime
Interactively Zoom or Magnify video or Movie in VLC Media Player in realtime

You are watching an interesting movie and suddenly you come across a strange scene and out of curiosity, you like to zoom-in and take a deeper and closer look. With Videolan’s VLC Media Player, you are just one step away in attaining real-time Zoom which may reveal something new in the movie.

Step 1

Play a movie, click on the “Extended Settings Icon” in the toolbar if you don’t find this icon, just click on “Tools” and select “Effects and Filters” or just press (Ctrl+E)

Show Extended Settings Icon in VLC Media Player

 

Step 2

Now move to the “Video Effects” tab and click “Geometry” tab and enable “Interactive Zoom”

Interactive Zoom in VLC Media Player

 

Step 3

Now Interactive Zoom will display a small window in the top left corner and the small box within can be moved to specify which portion of the video gets Zoomed. (See first screenshot)

 

Step 4

You can control the Magnification level/Zoom depth by clicking and dragging within the triangle displayed below the Zoom control box. Thus you can Zoom any kind of videos in real-time. This feature is lot more useful if you are watching HD Movies on your Computer