A solution that is fast flexible and gives great results. It is not Open Source but it is a free download for Linux. You may have heard of it before. Wink is a utility for creating flash/swf based presentations.
- Using Wink, capture your video and then stop capture.
- Wink loads the video into it’s editor.
- Instead of rendering the video as an swf file, select File->Export as HTML.
- Name your html file and select your image output format.
- Click OK.
You now have a sequence of crystal clear PNGs, or whatever format you selected, ready for editing in the Blender’s Video Sequence editor!
It is just that easy!
P.S. – Load the images as an image sequence in the Compositor and now you can overlay a sound track. :)
Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software. Using Wink, you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles, etc. and generate a highly effective tutorial for your users.
You can get the Wink application here.