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improving image quality from extraction

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improving image quality from extraction

Postby fafa2015 » Thu Oct 08, 2015 6:34 pm

Hi !
I'm using ffmpeg for movie frame extraction (most of the time they are .mp4)
I use:
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ffmpeg  -i myfile -r 30.0 myimage%4d.jpg

I saw in some forums that I could also use -qscale:v 2 or -q:v 2
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ffmpeg  -i myfile -qscale:v 2 -r 30.0 myimage%4d.jpg

but the result is still blocky if a I zoom in. Since I do image processing it is very annoying.
I can get better image quality using two commercial software (one that convert my file to .avi and the other one that extract the frames) but I would like to get rid of expensive software.

Could you please help me to get better image quality ?
Thanks a lot !
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Re: improving image quality from extraction

Postby llogan » Fri Oct 09, 2015 2:29 am

Why did you ask this in the ffprobe category? You don't appear to be using ffprobe.

The complete console output is missing from your commands as requested by the large, red box labeled "IMPORTANT".
Get an answer more quickly by providing your actual ffmpeg command and the complete console output. Use the code button to format your command and output or your question will be ignored.
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