Convert an image sequence to a movie file.
mcp [-v] input_movie [input_audio] -o output_movie
mcp converts a sequence of images to a single movie file, extracts image frames from a movie file, or re-encodes a movie file. The supported movie formats differ across platforms. Run mcp without any arguments to see the usage instructions, which include a list of supported formats.
Enables verbose output.
is one of:
filename.ext (where .ext is a supported input movie container extension)
-f min max
-w width -h height -f 1 max stdin
min is the minimum frame number max is maximum frame number inc is the frame increment $F is a placeholder for the frame number within filenames.
The -x option specifies that the audio is to be copied without transcoding.
Note: This option is not supported on all formats.
Note: After a movie is read in, its frame numbers are renumbered to the range 1,2,3,... the -f and -i options of the output_movie act on the new range. The default frame rate is 24 frames per second.
is one of:
filename.ext (where .ext is a supported output movie container extension)
Encoding some movie formats will display a dialog of available compression settings. This option suppresses this dialog and reads the relevant compression settings from the specified file, created earlier using the '-C' option. This option is not supported by all formats. See the usage output from mcp for details.
Encoding some movie formats will display a dialog of available compression settings. This option saves the chosen settings to the specified file so that they may be reused later with the '-c' option. This option is not supported by all formats. See the usage output from mcp for details.
mcpThis will display the usage message, including supported formats.
mcp -v -f 1 40 CorkScrew\$F.pic -o CorkScrew.aviThis will convert a sequence of images from 1-40 named CorkScrew1.pic... CorkScrew40.pic to an avi file (if supported).
To save and reuse compression sessions, try:
mcp -v -f 1 150 -i 1 input\$F.pic -o -C settings filename1.mp4
mcp -v -f 1 150 -i 1 next_input\$F.pic -o -c settings filename2.mp4