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Old 03-30-2006, 06:05 PM   #1
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video frame grabber?


I want to put some video clips on my site, and I want some thumbnails to go with the links. What's a good Linux framegrabber I can use? I want one that I can set to do multiple clips at once, and that I can set what point in the video it captures from, preferably one with a GUI too.
 
Old 03-30-2006, 06:39 PM   #2
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I usually just pause the video and take a screenshot using ImageMagic or Gimp. Then you can just crop the frame out and reduce if needed.

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Old 03-30-2006, 07:02 PM   #3
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I usually just pause the video and take a screenshot using ImageMagic or Gimp. Then you can just crop the frame out and reduce if needed.

KC
Yeah but I don't want to have to crop it and stuff. I wanna just capture it, resize it, and then put it on a web page.
 
Old 03-30-2006, 07:21 PM   #4
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Well, you don't have to capture the whole screen just do a window select...

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Well, you don't have to capture the whole screen just do a window select...

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I don't want to cut things out of the picture. I want a program that just takes the video, goes to the specified time in the clip, and takes an exact capture of what's in that particular frame.

I know there's gotta be a way to do this - when I put my mouse over video files in KDE it shows me a frame a couple seconds into the clip. Not the movie, just a picture of what's in that particular frame.
 
Old 03-30-2006, 08:40 PM   #6
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mplayer will do it.
-ss <timepos> Seek to given (seconds or hh:mm:ss) position
-frames <number> Play/convert only first <number> frames, then quit.
-vo <gif89a,jpeg,pnm,png,tga>
 
Old 05-05-2006, 08:17 PM   #7
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mplayer will do it.
-ss <timepos> Seek to given (seconds or hh:mm:ss) position
-frames <number> Play/convert only first <number> frames, then quit.
-vo <gif89a,jpeg,pnm,png,tga>
sweet, thanks!
 
  


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