[MEncoder-users] Thumbnail creation

Ivo ivop at euronet.nl
Tue Aug 8 19:15:14 CEST 2006

On Tuesday 08 August 2006 19:00, 131071 wrote:
> I'm trying to generate a thumbnail image from a given video file a user
> uploads to a site. I also want to specify the timecode the thumb is taken
> from, seconds is enough precision, no frame-accuracy is needed.
> I've already searched the manpages and the online docs, but I still can't
> figure out how to get it working.

mplayer fubar.avi -ss 360 -frames 1 -vo pnm

then pnmscale 00000001.ppm or use ImageMagick (convert).


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