[FFmpeg-user] How to speed up thumbnail generation for video files using FFMPEG on MIPS

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 22:31:48 CEST 2012

> seconds to produce the thumbnail. Any suggestions to speed up the process
> on my MIPS board?
> ./ffmpeg -ss 18 -i input.ts -vf select='eq(pict_type\,PICT_TYPE_I)'
> -vframes 1 -an -s 150x100 thumb.jpg

Does ffmpeg allow for indexing of frames at all?  That might help.  I
don't think it does though, so you could write your "own" indexer, or
possibly use some other program like mencoder.

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