I need to extract all video fields of an interlaced file as individual images.

Is it possible to do this (using ffmpeg or other tools for Windows)?

  • What's the source format?
    – Gyan
    May 30, 2016 at 13:57
  • @Mulvya , DV PAL 720x576i
    – Maria
    May 30, 2016 at 14:04

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Using ffmpeg,

ffmpeg -i video.avi -vf field=top top%d.png


ffmpeg -i video.avi -vf field=bottom bottom%d.png

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