[FFmpeg-user] Still images to video sequence?

Michael Koch astroelectronic at t-online.de
Sat Feb 19 20:05:20 EET 2022

Am 19.02.2022 um 18:14 schrieb Simon Roberts:
> Hi all, I would like to create a video sequence built around a number of
> still images. Each image would be displayed for a number of seconds, then
> dissolve/fade (not certain of the terminology) into the next.
> To date, my experience with ffmpeg has been very limited, so I'm not sure
> where to start. Would anyone be willing to point me in the right direction?

A slideshow with crossfadings between the images can be realized with a 
combination of the "zoompan" and "framerate" filters. See chapter 2.4 in 
my book:


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