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Old 08-02-2003, 09:21 AM   #1
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take a snap shot of an AVI file.


Hi guys.

does any1 know how to capture a single frame of an .avi media file ?

i have tried pausing the media player and using the capture desktop tool, but where the player is, i just get a blank black square.
 
Old 08-02-2003, 09:29 AM   #2
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use a different, lower level, video output like X11. as youre one will be rendering directly to the graphics card. alternatively if you're using mplayer (certainly hope so...) just try...

mplayer file.avi -vo jpeg -ss time -frames 1

easy peasy
 
Old 08-02-2003, 09:33 AM   #3
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Yep im using mplayer. GREAT. ill try that, thanx alot for the fast reply.
 
  


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