Making a movie from image files using ffmpeg

There’s quite a lot of tutorials on the net, search for the title.

I had an issue, though: the images were taken with a web camera, and some of the images were garbled (wrong header, bad data, etc.). So ffmpeg choked on those silently, and the movie got cut off in the middle.

To find those, use something like

file * | grep

Also, to rename the images from the camera:

#!/bin/sh
#

n=1

for i in 122*; do
    echo $n
    cp $i processed/$n.jpg
    n=`expr $n + 1`
done
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