create video slideshow

Maik Qualmann metzpinguin at
Wed Jun 28 18:51:19 BST 2023

The Video SlideShow plugin doesn't seem to work with FFmpeg 5 anymore. We have 
to look at it.


Am Mittwoch, 28. Juni 2023, 09:11:10 CEST schrieb Angelo Mose Pozzi:
> Hi
>     I'm trying to create a video slideshow using the new tool in Digikam
> 8.0.0.
> I use the default video settings proposed by the wizard, that is:
> Number of Frames by Image:     125
> Video Standard:                           PAL - 25FPS
> Video Type:                                  BLUERAY - 1980x1080 - 16:9
> Video Bit Rate                              1200k
> Video Codec:                                High Qualitu H.264 AVC/MPEG-4
> Media Container Format:              MP4 - MPEG-4
> Moreover I set the effect while displaying images to "Ken Burns - Camera
> Pan Left to Right" and transition between images to Random.
> In the last wizard page the video creation runs smoothly and I can find the
> mp4 file in the expected location but I can't play the video. I use
> different video players: Dragon Player, Videos, VLC Media player: no way,
> only Videos shows a message saying "the file is corrupt and cannot be
> played", the others don't show error messages at all and do nothing.
> I'd like to know if I do something wrong...
> Thanks
> Angelo Mose' Pozzi

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