Video thumbnail

ffmpeg -ss 5 -i video.avi -vframes 1 -s 320x240 thumb.jpg
Faster thumbnail creation than '-itsoffset' ffmpeg -itsoffset -4 -i test.avi -vcodec mjpeg -vframes 1 -an -f rawvideo -s 320x240 test.jpg
Sample Output
$
.....
....
Stream mapping:
  Stream #0.0 -> #0.0
Press [q] to stop encoding
frame=    1 fps=  0 q=4.2 Lsize=      -0kB time=0.04 bitrate=  -4.2kbits/s dup=0 drop=118    
video:14kB audio:0kB global headers:0kB muxing overhead -100.157311%
$

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By: totti
2011-10-31 17:19:33

What Others Think

yeah, much faster if seconds shift (-ss) is big enough
kron4eg · 359 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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