Video Contact Sheet *NIX creates a contact sheet (preview) from videos by taking still captures distributed over the length of the video. The output image contains useful information on the video such as codecs, file size, screen size, frame rate, and length. It requires MPlayer or FFmpeg and ImageMagick. It is confirmed to work on Linux and FreeBSD, and possibly other POSIX/UNIX systems.
Garbure is a collection of dedicated distributions. Each distribution provides carefully selected tools for a specific target domain, and is completed with examples and documentation. The set of distributions forms an entity, but each distribution works also on its own. All elements are arranged in the same way for each distribution.
unweave opens each of a list of image files, removes the artifacts generated by weave interlacing, and overwrites the original file (unless told otherwise). The artifacts are removed by simply removing either the odd or the even lines of the image, and interpolating them from the remaining lines.
Drip is a DVD to divx conversion tool. The application is GNOME based, but the encoding part of it is available as a textmode tool. Using the GUI just makes it all easier, and adds some logic, like automatic filenaming and subpicture detection. Drip does the whole job in 1 go; no user interaction is needed during runtime.
image2mpeg is a tool to convert digital photos (or any other images) into MPEG video streams, with transitions between the images. The photo stream may be accompanied with music (or any other audio stream). The resulting slideshow may be prepared for VCD, SVCD, or DVD playback in stand-alone players, or the MPEG videos may be converted into FLV (Flash Videos). The type of transition can be selected for each image separately from a set of fade, slide, roll, etc.