[FFmpeg-user] create an animated GIF from set of images

Andrey Utkin andrey.krieger.utkin at gmail.com
Thu May 16 22:57:50 CEST 2013

2013/5/16 Eugene Dzhurinsky <jdevelop at gmail.com>:
> What I found so far, is
>  cat *.png | ffmpeg -c:v png -f image2pipe -r 10 -i - -y test.gif
> doesn't work, but
>  cat *.png | ffmpeg -c:v png -f image2pipe -r 10 -i - -y test.avi
> does the trick - AVI file is created.
> So perhaps there's something to be specified for GIF output explicitly?

In both cases i get same error
pipe:: Input/output error
But in both cases i get 2 frames written to output and output files valid.
If you have other results, check your ffmpeg to be of recent version.

Andrey Utkin

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