I want to capture image files from an MP4 video

Are there any builti-in tools in Windows 10  to capture JPG images from an MP4 video file? If not, what is the best free app to do this? Thanks!
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David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
You'll use ffmpeg for this. You can break a full video or video slice into a collection of .png or .jpg or .gif files.

These will be lossless images + you may have to merge several images, depending on frame rate + bit rate + motion step across time slice, to produce a high quality image.

Remember, frames are always moving in time, so each image will only hold one frame of data.

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Tom CieslikIT EngineerCommented:
Yes,, if you want to make single picture from video just use snipping tool or just click Print Screen and paste it to some picture editora like for example Paint :)
pabrannPresidentAuthor Commented:
Thanks guys, that will do it..
David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
Yep. You can pause the video + take a screen capture, if frame rate + bit density is high enough + motion stopped.

Otherwise, split out your frames with ffmpeg + merge them for a composite image.
David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3917601/ffmpeg-split-avi-into-frames-with-known-frame-rate covers how to do the split, including setting frame correctly.

If you set frame rate at anything different than native frame rate, then you'll end up with missing frames + you won't be able to get a clear image.
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