How can I make a video from a sequence of still pictures in PNG format? Something like an animated GIF, just in full-color quality video format.

I'm looking for an Open Source solution for windows.

Thank you very much.

  • free (as in freedom) is more important than open source and is not the same as open source. not all open source software is free as in freedom. – Display Name Nov 25 '16 at 9:12

You can use ffmpeg, a free command-line tool, for this.

Syntax is

ffmpeg -framerate 25 -i img%04d.png video.mp4

where img%04d.png is the pattern mask for a list of image files named

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  • don't forget to specify a sane video codec and parameters. defaults are rarely what's appropriate. – Display Name Nov 25 '16 at 9:11
  • For MP4/MKV, defaults are decent. They are horrible for MPEG-PS or WebM output. – Gyan Nov 25 '16 at 9:12

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