[FFmpeg-user] Problems Converting JPEG Image Files to MPEG Movie file

Boštjan Strojan bostjan.strojan at gmail.com
Thu May 3 08:49:54 CEST 2012

On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 9:52 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> Brent L. Bates <blbates <at> vigyan.com> writes:
>>       ffmpeg -i *.jpg out.mpeg
> (Complete, uncut console output missing.)
> Please try to imagine what the shell does with "*.jpg" and you
> will understand that this cannot work.
> If your files are pic001.jpg - pic999.jpg use:
> ffmpeg -i pic%3d.jpg
> If they are named (completely) differently, you will have to
> use the new glob syntax, unfortunately, I don't know how it
> works (yet)...
>> ffmpeg version is 0.6.5
> This is too old (apart from the fact that it produces the segfault
> you are seeing), please use current git head.
> Carl Eugen

what i'am doing is making a bunch of temporary simlinks with correct
naming (as noted), then feeding them to ffmpeg, then deleting them.


p.s. are there any docs about the new glob syntax?

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