Video Contact Sheet

Whilst experimenting with a trying to make some automatic contact sheets in Little Backup Box (Automatic Contact Sheet Generation), I came across this excellent script from Outyer:

It requires FFmpeg, imagemagick and gawk installed. I’ve had it working on Raspbian but have had issues with getting gawk to work on Raspbian-lite.

It’s OK on a Raspberry Pi 4, very slow on a Raspberry Pi Zero (but works OK).

Running it on a boring video from my bike using the command:

~/scripts/ -n 20 -c 5 -u "little-backup-box" -H 220 -j -o "test.jpg" Sequence\ #1.mp4

gives the following video contact sheet:

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