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Module: image
Type Video output
First VLC version -
Last VLC version 0.9.10
Operating system(s) all
Description Outputs the video images to files
Shortcut(s) -

In VLC 1.0.0 the image video output was rewritten into a video-filter named scene, and the old image video output was removed.

  • image-out-format <png, jpeg> : Format of the output images default value: png
  • image-out-width <integer> : You can enforce the image width. By default -1 VLC will adapt to the video characteristics default value: -1
  • image-out-height <integer> : You can enforce the image height. By default -1 VLC will adapt to the video characteristics default value: -1
  • image-out-ratio <integer> : Ratio of images to record. 3 means that one image out of three is recorded default value: 3
  • image-out-prefix <string> : Prefix of the output images filenames. Output filenames will have the "prefixNUMBER.format" form. Starting with VLC 0.9.0 you can also use format time and meta variables default value: img
  • image-out-replace : Always write to the same file default value: disabled
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