[FFmpeg-user] obtaining an image from a video stream
rhodri at kynesim.co.uk
Tue Jul 31 18:42:15 CEST 2012
On Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:29:45 +0100, LsBender <mlefe74 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I was wondering if I can capture an image from a video stream (H.264 cam)
> with FFmpeg?
Since you haven't told us what sort of stream, or even what sort of image,
I'd be guessing if I said much more than that.
> The aim is to rapidly know if all the cameras I have are working properly
> (quality of pictures)
You'll get a better idea of the quality of picture by actually watching
the stream on a player (mplayer or VLC, say). Stills from videos tend not
to be great quality.
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