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[wlug] Making a movie from a series of images

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Glenn Ramsey glenn@c...
Tue Apr 14 11:55:46 NZST 2009


For my study I use a piece of software that displays animated 3d models 
and which can generate images for each frame of the animation.

I can make these image into an animated gif using ImageMagick's convert 
or into an mpeg movie using ffmpeg, for use in a ppt presentation.

The mpeg has lots of compression artifacts (I guess because the images 
are computer generated they have sharp colour gradients). The animated 
gif looks  great, but is quite a large file.

There must be a way to make an movie that doesn't have the compression 
artifacts as is done for screencast type movies.

I've done some web searching about this but I'm not sure what I'm 
looking for. Can anyone suggest a way to do this or some search terms 
that I could use?


Glenn Ramsey <glenn@c...> 07 8627077

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