[FFmpeg-user] Image sequence naming convention

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Dec 9 00:03:49 CET 2014

S Andreason <sandreas41 <at> gmail.com> writes:

>  > ffmpeg -r 30 -i frame-%d.ppm -c:v h264 -s 640x480 out.avi
> You'll need each frame numbered in sequential order. 
> The date sequence won't work as is.
> frame-1.ppm frame-2.ppm frame-3.ppm etc...
> and unless there is a new filter for loading non-RAW 
> files, I'd suggest a script to batch
>  > convert frame-1.jpg frame-1.ppm

This seems to be a very bad idea since different 
colour spaces are involved and FFmpeg should be 
able to read the jpg file.

If renaming the source files is impossible, using 
a glob pattern could be an alternative.

Carl Eugen

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