Friday, April 4, 2008

Proprietary video file formats

GovernmentVideo.com has an article from Wayne Cole that looks at some of the problems in dealing with digital CCTV files. In it, he proposes a way of using Photoshop  CS3 to reassemble JPEG files from certain Sanyo DVRs into QuickTime movie files.

"There is another way to produce a video clip with this storage scheme, albeit without readable date/time stamps. Using Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended, the JPEGs can be imported as an image sequence into a video or animation layer, resized to standard video dimensions and pixel aspect ratio, then exported to QuickTime ..."

Enjoy.

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