[FFmpeg-user] [ffmpeg] preserving metadata from .mp4 to .jpg/.png frames

David Greenwood dgreenwood at trekview.org
Thu May 21 17:39:13 EEST 2020


The original video .mp4 has a start time and duration in the metadata.

When converting to image files, the only timestamps they hold are for
creation date (system time on script run).

On Thu, 21 May 2020 at 15:28, Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Am Do., 21. Mai 2020 um 16:21 Uhr schrieb David Greenwood
> <dgreenwood at trekview.org>:
> > the issue, i have not been able to figure out how to properly preserve
> > metadata during conversion in ffmpeg from mp4 to jpg/png. importantly,
> > this means the images do not have a capture time.
> Do you have a jpg/png that contains timestamps?
> Carl Eugen
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