I need to concatenate ~32000 jpg files into a movie. Impossible?
February 9, 2005 4:10 PM Subscribe
I need to concatenate ~32000 jpg files into a movie. Impossible? [mi]
posted by metaculpa to technology (11 answers total)
I can do this either on PC or Mac, but the issue is time. The iphoto -> iMovie conversion looks like it will take about a day (literally), and I need to do this much quicker (if at all possible). Obviously, the problem is memory - the jpgs add up to a gig or two. In any event, I'll need to be able to turn sequentially labeled files into a movie at 10fps, with minimal user interaction once I've set up the process.
I'm happy in shell or (ha!) DOS, but I can't figure out what to use - mplayer? Premier? Thoughts? If y'all are curious, I'm reconstructing the molting of a caterpillar from our video tracking system. This will tell me how well they molt in different, um, circumstances. (Like having an intact brain, or not.) Hot stuff! (TIA)