[FFmpeg-user] Scene detection

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 16:00:12 CEST 2011

>> Or is there any way to feed some sort of "edit list" to ffmpeg?

you can specify start and stop times.  EDL support would be a nice
feature at some point :)

> Scene-detection looks like a much requested feature, please file a
> feature request on the issue tracker. I'll hope we'll be able to find
> some mechanisms for allowing users to (micro?)fund and vote on the
> issues/features they want to be fixed.

I've been interested in creating something like this recently.
Contact me offline to discuss it and requirements :)

re: scene detection

You could split your video to jpeg's then use imagemagick's "diff"
tool metric, and detect frames that have large diff's (sorry if this
was already mentioned previously).


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