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View Full Version : Getting frame picture of a flv file



kehers
02-09-2007, 04:50 PM
Im working on a site dat allows uploads and preview of videos. After overcoming finding a way to convert the video files to flv (on the fly) so that they can be played (call it preview) online , i need a way to extract say the first frame of the movie as a picture so i can use at the video snapshpt. any ideas

scrupul0us
02-15-2007, 07:39 PM
use ffmpeg:

http://www.5etdemi.com/blog/archives/2005/12/extracting-a-jpeg-snapshot-from-an-flv-file/
http://gallery.menalto.com/node/57821

kehers
02-16-2007, 12:51 PM
Thanks a great deal...found about ffmpeg, mencoder and mplayer some days ago and av been digging into them....
Once again, thanks a great deal



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