|Dec 13, 2012, 09:54 PM||#1|
Time lapse video from jpeg photos
I have a series of jpeg photo files that I want to stitch together into a time lapse video. The frame rate needs to be 20-24 frames/sec. A project like this is going to be rare for me, so I would rather have a free program.
What would you recommend? (I am running Leopard 10.5.8)
Last edited by deep diver; Dec 13, 2012 at 10:04 PM.
|Dec 14, 2012, 05:21 AM||#2|
I can think of two things from the top of my head:
1. You can do it in iMovie. Normally, it only supports one new image every 3 frames, but you can trick it to do 1 image per frame. Here are the articles how to:
How to make stop-motion video in iMovie
1 frame per image in iMovie
2. You can also do it with ffmpeg, if you are not scared of the Terminal. For that, first download ffmpeg, for example here and place the executable in the folder with your images (unless of course you know what you're doing and need it more often anyways...). Then make sure your images are named with ascending numbers in the way you want them, with the same amount of digits (e.g. image001.jpg, image002.jpg, ...). Then you can simply go into the directory and run the command
./ffmpeg -f image2 -i image%03d.jpg movie.mpg
If this was too complicated and you have trouble figuring out what I mean, or if you don't know how to name your images like this, I can either explain it in more detail or you can take the iMovie route.
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