Carrying a camera and a video camera to record those special moments can be cumbersome. Don't worry about taking photographs anymore when you can get stills from video.
You will need
- Saved video file
- Internet access
Step 1 Download a video software Download a free video still extractor program. For Windows users, VLC Media Player supports all video file types. For Mac users, imToo Video to Picture supports all video file types.
Step 2 Install software Install the software that you have downloaded and save it in your program files.
Step 3 Open video file Open the extractor program and then open the video file that contains the frame that you want a snapshot of.
Step 4 Play the video Play the video until you locate the moment in the video that you want to capture and pause the video at that point.
Step 5 Select SnapShot from Video menu Select the video from the main menu bar. Then select SnapShot from the drop-down menu. Mac users will use the capture function.
If you’re using VLC Player, images will automatically be saved in your My Pictures folder.
Step 6 Locate image Locate the file and rename it, or move it to another folder to keep track of it. If you’re using a Mac, you will need to save from the capture screen, and you can name the file anything you want. Now turn all of your favorite video moments into photos!
Did You Know:
In 2002, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones became the first feature film entirely shot using digital technology.