Brad's Blog

Published: 2008-08-11

Extracting and Encoding Still images to/from Video files

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ffmpeg is a cool tool.While it's got many many features and uses, I mostly use it to extract frames (or still images) from a video and create a video out of frames. While instructions on how to do this are posted on their list of FAQs, it's probably worth posting again.To extract all frames from a video file named "video.mpg": ffmpeg -i video.mpg frame%d.jpgThis will produce a series of JPEG image files ...