[FFmpeg-user] feeding frames to ffmpeg manually?

Donald McLachlan Donald.McLachlan at crc.ca
Fri Jan 27 19:11:34 CET 2012

I know ffmpeg will create jpeg images from videos with the -image2 
output option.
I've not checked; maybe -image2 can be used as an input option?

On 27/01/2012 1:07 PM, Csillag Kristof wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am interested in using ffmpeg in a very non-standard way.
> There is an application that is currently displaying images to an X11 
> display.
> I would like to modify application, so that the pictures are not 
> displayed via X,
> but fed into ffmpeg, and encoded as frames of a H264 video stream 
> instead.
> How do I do this?
> Obviously, I will need to write code, but that's no problem; the 
> question is where do I start?
> Where can I find relevant documentation, and/or code examples? How do 
> I need to talk to?
> Thank you for your help:
>    Kristof
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