[FFmpeg-user] How can I recode the movie in a way that I can step forward frame by frame?

LaHu lahu8 at yahoo.de
Sat Oct 21 18:44:01 EEST 2017

I like to watch movies in details. In order to check a movie for logical 
errors I watch some scenes in slow motion or even stepping throug them 
forward and backwards. I can't step really +-1 Frame, sometimes it moves 
several seconds ahead.

Am 21.10.2017 um 15:02 schrieb Moritz Barsnick:
> On Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 13:38:02 +0200, LaHu wrote:
>> I have a recording of a satellite feed. I want to convert it to full
>> frames so I can step through the movie frame by frame. How would I do
>> that using ffmpeg? Thanks for helping!
> Several players are capable of stepping frame by frame. Certainly
> mplayer, likely its derivates such as mpv, and also VLC can do that
> IIRC. What were you considering using for viewing frame by frame?
> I also don't understand what you mean by "convert it to full frames".
> You can't mean to deinterlace, your material doesn't seem to be
> interlaced? Do you mean "single pictures", i.e. a separate image file
> for each frame? If so, check the image2 muxer, or just use:
> $ ffmpeg -i input out%06d.jpg
> Cheers,
> Moritz
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