On Windows 10, Photos is an important app designed in order to help you to organize your photos and videos. With this app, you can see your media files. You can edit them, and easily share those memories with family and friends as well. In this article, we are going to talk about Capture Still Image from Video Windows 10. Let’s begin!
But, the Photos app is more than just an experience in order to organize your digital memories. Because it also includes a powerful video editor similar to the legacy Windows Movie Maker, that you can use in order to create videos automatically, or from scratch along with music, text, and motion, and modern features, like 3D effects.
Well, Microsoft has updated the Photos app and added quite a few features along with the update. Most of the more noteworthy features give you permission to edit pictures that have taken from a Windows phone, one running Windows 10 actually. However, there is a really neat new feature that lets you save a picture still from a video. It also lets you review a movie frame by frame and then save the one you need. The quality of the picture is as good as the quality of the movie as well. The pictures are in JPEG format however, they are live photos. Whenever you guys open them in the Photos app they will play. When you open them in a normal photo viewer they will be still images actually.
How to Capture Still Image from Video in Windows 10
If you want to open a video in the Photos app, then right-click the video file and choose the pictures app from the Open along With the context menu option. Whenever the video starts playing, you have to right-click inside the player and choose the ‘Save photos from video’ option. Now, wait a few seconds when the app enters the picture capture mode.
The video player will then change to look like the one shown below. There’s also a seek bar at the bottom in order to navigate to the time in the video that you want to capture a still from. Two arrows that basically let you move to the next or previous frame and a save button at the top that you will tap on when you are ready in order to save the photo.
The picture is saved to the same folder that the video file resides in. You have to open the image in the Photos app and then it will play it for you. This button (indicated in the screenshot below) lets you play and replay the current live photo as well.
If you open the picture in any other photo viewing app such as you View or say in your browser, then it will not play. You will see the frame that you captured and nothing more than that.