command-line tools

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Use ffprobe to obtain information from video files

This article will show you how to get information from any media file (video or audio) using ffprobe tool. With ffprobe you will get a lot of information from the file and you will also be able to get the information in a format that will be easy to read from anoother programs -using JSON, or XML- 

Extract images frame by frame from a video file using FFMPEG

In this article we show how to extract frames from any media file containing video. You can use it to extract every one of the frames of a video, or to extract a single frame that you can then use as photo or as a video summary.

FFMPEG common uses for video file manipulation

In this serie of articles we will be reviewing some of the possible operations with ffmpeg. With ffmpeg we can manipulate video files, gather information from video files, convert video between, extract part of video from files and many other operations.