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Date: 2008jun6

Q.  How do I use ffmpeg to convert a video to a sequence of stills (images)?

A.  Do this:

ffmpeg -i myvideo.mpg myframe%04d.png
This will convert myvideo.mpg into a bunch of PNG files named myframe0001.png, myframe0002.png, ... Many other image formats are supported.