Deepfake video in half an hour

Deepfake video in half an hour

Did you know that today you can create a fake (deepfake) video in just half an hour without any special knowledge and without any special computing power at your disposal?

Here is an example of superimposing the words of Gleb Zheglov’s character on the performance of my deeply respected Vitaly Sergeyevich Lyutikov, who I hope will not be offended for this innocent video =).



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Not the most impressive result, but the only special utilities that were required to create this video were the browser and the simplest video editor (and only for cutting the source material). Everything else was done online.

The conversion itself is done with Wav2Lip, the online demo of which can be tested on this page: https://bhaasha.iiit.ac.in/lipsync/. However, I was never able to find the right source files without the error: 413 Request Entity Too Large.

So I had to use a slightly more complex, but working version based on Google Colab. Everything needed was already prepared and published by Wav2Lip at this link: Wav2Lip_quick_trial.ipynb.



Or rather, almost everything you need. The missing parts of the puzzle can be found in this video guide: Wav2Lip Colab Tutorial.

I won’t give you a step-by-step detailed description – if you want, you can sort everything out yourself. I’d better pay extra attention to the fact that in the modern world of video recording for no reason can no longer be perceived as evidence – it is possible to fake almost everything and no astronomical budgets for this is required. How do you like, for example, the idea of alternative public speech of the representative of the regulator on the same actual topic of nuances of observance of requirements of legislation on security of critical information security?



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