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Old 10-24-2009, 02:29 PM   #1
dalmat
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How do I create screenshot previews of videos?


I am looking for some software for Ubuntu that can make every x Minutes a screenshot from a video (avi, wmv, mpg...) and create a big preview picture from that. Like the option in media player classic.

Example
 
Old 10-25-2009, 05:42 AM   #2
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Hope this helps

http://winunixmac.com/unix-how-tos/5...xlinux-systems
 
Old 10-25-2009, 11:34 AM   #3
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Long dead, but might work
http://developer.berlios.de/projects/qframecatcher/
 
Old 10-26-2009, 02:40 AM   #4
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Thanks to both of you. Neither of the suggestions worked but they gave me the right leads and I have now solved the problem.

1) Use videocut (GUI-only), or
2) Use SlickSlice (CLI-only).

Installation:
1) sudo apt-get install videocut, or
2) Go to http://slickslice.sourceforge.net/
2.1) Download ImageMagick and extract
2.2) ./configure
2.3) make
2.4) sudo make install
2.5) if it complain about perl, then write "sudo ln -s libperl.so.5.10 libperl.so" and goto 2.2
2.6) sudo apt-get install mplayer
2.7) Download SlickSlice
2.8) chmod +x slickslice*

Done
 
  


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