[vlc-devel] grabbing frames with vlc 1.1.0

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue May 18 08:36:49 CEST 2010

On Tue, 18 May 2010 08:48:38 +0300, Mehmet Kaplan <mehmetkpln at gmail.com>
> I'm using following command to grab all frames of a video file.
> vlc.exe --video-filter=scene --vout=dummy --aout=dummy --intf=dummy
> --dummy-quiet --scene-format=png --scene-ratio=1 --scene-prefix=snap
> --scene-path=C:\images\ test.avi vlc://quit
> This command gives less number of frames than the original frames.
> Also this command produces different number of frames in every
> execution.

Yeah. The scene filter is poorly designed, inefficient, and it can loose
frames if the system is not that fast. In my opinion, the earlier method
was much better.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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