Pulling a still frame from a movie


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Pulling a still frame from a movie

Here's a fun, quick tip for you. If you don't want to play the whole movie, as we did in the previous tutorial, and you just want to grab a frame from a movie, I am going to show you how to do that. Let's go back to our project right here and here is where our movie is, and we can just double-click on it to bring it up. You can scrub here until you find the frame that you want. Then we go to the gear menu and we go to New JPEG from frame. Now depending on what the resolution is for your movie, that will drive the resolution for the still frame.

Click on that. Just like that, Aperture did that. Now I am going to double-click again to bring us back to movie size. Now we want to find our JPEG that it created. Well, hey, why not use the Filter? Let's just change our File Type now to JPEG, because we know that's what Aperture created. It shows all of our JPEGs. Here is our frame grab form our movie. Let's go to Metadata. Let's take a look at it. Sure enough, it's a JPEG...

Pulling a still frame from a movie
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Pulling a still frame from a movie provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the Aperture 3 Essential Training (2012)

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