Generate a ProRes 422 or 4444 file

The Bash script make_prores generates a ProRes file of a video file or a folder containing single images. The program is part of Bash AVpres, released under a 3-Clause BSD License and provided “as is” without warranty or support of any kind.

Documentation

A short help message is embedded into the script:

$ make_prores -h
Usage:
  make_prores -i <input_path> -o <output_file>
  make_prores (-h|-x)
Options:
  -i  input file (stream based) or folder (single-image based)
  -o  output file
  -h  this help
  -x  advanced options with their default arguments
Dependencies:
  ffmpeg and ffprobe
See also:
  man make_prores
  https://avpres.net/Bash_AVpres/
About:
  Abstract: Make a ProRes 422 or ProRes 4444 file
  Version:  2020-10-17
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The detailed manual page is installed together with the script (man make_prores) and is available also as a PDF file.


2020–10–16