Create mosaic movies with Perl, ImageMagick, and MPlayer
You don't need high-end hardware to create fancy video effects
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Date archived: May 16, 2019 | First published: July 11, 2006
Use Perl, ImageMagick, and MPlayer to create mosaic movies composed of frames from other movies. Zoom out from the center of a large text-overlay image made up of sequential frames of existing movies. Disassemble, composite, and encode your own mosaic-type movies for special promotional or home video events.
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