Don’t throw your dash-cam videos out!

An easy to use and fast way to convert your dash-cam videos into timelapse videos

If you have a sport camera or a dash-cam and want to create timelapse, remove sound and audio, and easily speed up/down your DashCam videos taken by any Sport/DSLR/Mobile Camera, you are reading the right article!

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Git Repository:

Link to the repository: https://github.com/soja-soja/DashCam

Input format:

[fileType= mp4] [ speed= 4 ] [ frameRate= 30 ]

To Start:

  1. make sure you have ffmpeg installed on your system.
  2. Download the DashCamPipeline.sh and copy it in a folder of your choice (we call it DC_Home)
  3. Open terminal in that folder, ctrl+alt+t and cd to DC_Home, Now run these commands:
    chmod +x DashCamPipeline.sh
    mkdir ./DO
  4. Put all your Video files in ./DO folder, pass the file extension as the first parameter and desirable speed rate as the second input and Run it:
  • ./DashCamPipeline.sh mp4 5
    to remove the audio and speed up (5X) and concatenate all videos with mp4 format
  • ./DashCamPipeline.sh avi 5
    to remove the audio and speed up (5X) and concatenate all videos with avi format
  • ./DashCamPipeline.sh avi 5 60
    to remove the audio and speed up (5X) and original FrameRate is 60 fps and concatenate all videos with avi format
  • ./DashCamPipeline.sh
    to remove the audio and speed up (4X) and assume videos are 30fps and concatenate all videos with mp4 format – Default

Written by

PhD — Data Scientist | ML engineer (soja.me)

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