Wednesday, 24 April, 2019 UTC


I’m a JavaScript fanatic but I’ve always been fascinated with media manipulation. Maybe it’s because I’ve secretly always wanted to be a designer, but I’m fine with being able to manipulate art with software instead of create the art myself. One type of art I’ve always enjoyed was black and white (/grayscale) video.
To convert a video to black and white, you can utilize ffmpeg with a few simple arguments:
ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf hue=s=0 output.mp4
The preceding command turns this color video:
… to the following grayscale video:
If you were to search ffmpeg on this blog, you’d find dozens of tutorials about how amazing the tool is. Play around with ffmpeg and let me know what awesomeness you come up with!
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