[FFmpeg-user] obtaining an image from a video stream

Rhodri James rhodri at kynesim.co.uk
Wed Aug 1 14:46:10 CEST 2012

On Wed, 01 Aug 2012 10:21:01 +0100, LsBender <mlefe74 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Michael Bradshaw wrote
>> What have you tried? Simply googling "ffmpeg save frame" gave this page:
>> http://muzso.hu/2008/12/28/extracting-thumbnails-still-images-frames-from-a-video-with-ffmpeg
> Thanks Michael this link solved the first part of my problem.
> Effectively I would like to do the same thing but with video stream.

[snip my comments]

> You're right. But I want to try it, to be sure
> Is it possible to have the reference frame for each camera?

It's exactly the same process as in the link Michael provided.  Just give  
the stream as your "input file."

Rhodri James
Kynesim Ltd

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