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Wondershare Filmora9
Extract Frames from Videos with High Quality
  • Extract frames from any video files.
  • Edit the extract frames directly.
  • Export and share widely.

How To Extract Frames From Video With High Quality and Save to Images

Sep 24,2019• Proven solutions

While there are many screenshot tools that help you extract frames from video, but most screenshot tools don't offer a good quality. What's more, you will have a problem finding the perfect frame because they require you to use the video player of your choice and that tool on its own doesn't offer frame by frame support.

In this article you will learn how to extract frames from video, or save the frames into high resolution images. So that you can use the video snapshot to create a meme or show the fun moments of a video.

How to Extract Frames from a Video and Save to Images or Videos

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Combine with the fact that exporting to a specific format can be either cumbersome or just unavailable, then you will fully understand why it's important to use a video editor just like Wondershare Filmora9 to extract those frames safely and with no quality loss in the end.

It only takes 3 steps to extract frames from video in Filmora9 with intuitive interface. Most importantly, you will get precise frames, no annoying lags. All you need to do is to install the software and use follow instructions to start extracting. Don't waite. Download to have a try!

Step 1: Import your video clip

Import the media file first either by using the app or via drag and drop on the media ibrary window. Videos will show as thumbnails in the library so you can choose the one you need without a problem. Next drag them to the Video Timeline and get ready for step 2.

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Step 2: Extract frames from video

Take a screenshot when the video is playing simply by pressing the Snapshot icon or via pressing CTRL+ALT+S.

Filmora snapshot

If you want to get the same resolution frame as the original, click the video in the Media Library and then click the Play button in the Preview Window and then click the Camera icon. To find frames taken from the video, right click the screenshot in the media library and then select Reveal in Explore to check saved image.

Once you have the frame you can add in a variety of effects and features. You can choose to mask it, add in specific effects and also deliver some motion to make it more appealing. There are many customization options to choose from and it all comes down to you.

how to extract frames from video

Step 3: Save your frames

After you are satisfied with the results you will be able to export your content. Click Export to start the export process, then choose the desired output format. You can easily customize the output file resolution and other settings depending on the format you choose.

Filmora Export

In conclusion, using Wondershare Filmora9 to extract frames from video is not only very simple, it also offers an amazing set of opportunities. We recommend you to try out the app immediately and you will surely have no problem extracting the desired frames.

Advantages of Using Wondershare Filmora9 to Extract High Quality Frames:

  • Extract the frames from any format file and remain the same quality as the original video.
  • With Filmora9 video editor, you don't have a problem to extra frames from video. It has a wide support for various video formats, what's more, it supports 4K resolution, thus, you can extract the same 4K frame. It offers a great attention to detail, a focus on the exact moment that you want to extract from and at the same time you also have the ability to access features like Flash and Hold as well as Snapshot that makes the experience more refined and interesting to begin with.

  • Edit the extract frames directly.
  • Filmora9 allows you to edit the extracted frames directly, which will make the entire process to extract frames from videos simpler. You know the result and the Filmora9 video editor offers you all the tools that you need in order to perform a perfect extraction and video editing.

  • Export and share widely.
  • After extracting frames from the video or editing it in Filmora9, you will need to export your files online or to a backup media. Wondershare Filmora9 helps you export to mobile, to DVD or Blu-Ray, it even allows you to publish your work on Vimeo or YouTube if you want, it all comes down to you and the results will be great because of that.

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Liza Brown
Liza Brown is a writer and a lover of all things video.
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