Generating Movies, Version 2: FFMPEG

The whole Quicktime 7 and Automator script process seemed a bit tortured for something that should be really very simple. Just like I suspected there should be a way to do image processing via the command line, I wondered if I could do the same for movie creation. Enter FFMPEG.

Install FFMPEG

  1. Install Homebrew a command line package manager for lots of little system extensions that doesn’t disrupt the works of MacOSX.
  2. Install FFMPEG

Then all that is need to create a video from the files:

I don’t totally understand all those settings, but they work.




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