Bingo (Re: [Gllug] Animating still images )

David Irvine co2cool at
Tue Mar 12 14:24:17 UTC 2002

On Tue, 2002-03-12 at 14:10, Vincent AE Scott wrote:
> David Irvine(co2cool at, Mar 12, 2002 at 02:02:52PM +0000:
> > Hello again,
> > 
> > I've been asked to create an animation from a bunch of files, the files
> > can be output in most formats, jpg, png, etc, and we need to get them
> > into some sort of animation, avi/mpeg etc.
> > 
> > Having had a quick look on google, the Berkeley animation tools seemed
> > to do the trick, but apparently not.
> > 
> > Any ideas greatly appreciated.
> there was some discussion about this on the transcode mailing list the
> other day.  but i never paid it too much attention.  you might want to
> check the archives / docs for it.  I believe it was possible.

Had a look, and in the process came accross a set of utilities that
allows you to do it all in one swoop, as where Berkeley's approach takes
YUV files which I would need to convert the jpg's to.

The utilities are called  Netpbm and comes with a whole bunch of
utilities, one of which is ppmtompeg.

Thanks for the advice



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