[MPlayer-users] Faster JPEG frame extraction?

Giacomo Comes comes at naic.edu
Sat Jun 25 03:21:39 CEST 2005

On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 07:55:52PM -0500, Hugo González Monteverde wrote:
> Hi all,
> I can extract frames from an AVI with:
> mplayer -ao null -vo jpeg -frames 1000 myfile.avi
> but it has to play the file at its own pace to be able to extract them. 
> As I'm doing this in batch, I'm trying to speed this up and have it be 
> done as faster as possible (according to the capacities of my box)
> I've looked into the docs, but have not been able to figure out how to 
> do it with either mplayer or mencoder. I'm also looking into the avi 
> utility transcode for this, but no luck so far.
> Any ideas?

mplayer -benchmark -nosound -vo jpeg -frames 1000 myfile.avi


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