FFmpeg is a command line tool with the ability to “record, convert and stream audio and video.” This is a guide for building a bash script to convert videos to images using beginning and ending timestamps and custom frame rates. This script also makes new folders for every set of timestamps you would like to process, allowing you to process multiple scenes/sections of a video at a time by running a single command.

This automates some of the image conversion process if you are planning on making multiple conversions per video, and it allows for the use of beginning and end timestamps when choosing video locations (rather than having to use FFmpeg’s default “duration” option). …


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