Do you want to take a Still Photo from a Video? then you are in right place. In this post, I am going to show you 4 Different ways to take a Still Picture from a Video on android. Videos are just a collection of Images played at high speed.
There are many occasions where you need a photo. But you only have a video. In these times you get the Photo from one of the videos you have. In some cases, you may need to take images while recording videos. Fortunately, there is a built-in tool that allows this feature.
Another useful feature of taking still images from video is when you want to take a good shot of a perfect moment. You may have gone to visit nature and want to take wonderful pictures of Bird taking off. During these scenarios, you can wait for the perfect moment to take a shot or you can record the whole video and choose the Best shot from it. The second way would be best.
There are multiple ways to take a still image from video. most smartphones like Samsung have a built-in option. Older versions of android may lack this feature. Luckily there are many free apps on the play store to convert video into images.
Table of Contents
- How to Take a Picture from Video using gallery App
- How to Grab a photo from video during recording
- How to take a picture Frrom Video using third party Apps
- How to take a Screenshot from video
How to Take a Picture from Video using gallery App
Every device comes with the pre-built gallery app. Most of the smartphones including older versions has the option to grab a photo from a video.
Step 1: Head over to the gallery app on your smartphone.
Step 2: Open and play the video from which you need an image.
Step 3: Wait for the exact scene or go to the time shift of required image, that you want to capture the image.
Step 4: On the Top Left Corner there will be an image capture Option. Tap on it when you want to take a still picture of the video.
Step 5: Return to Gallery and find the image that just you took and tap on it.
Step 6: Tap on edit and Edit the image. You can get rid of parts that you don’t need by cropping.
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How to Grab a photo from video during recording
During Recording, you may need to take a picture of the Scene. Normally you will go back and take a picture. but by using this method you don’t need to go back to take pictures during Recording. you can take a still photo during recording by using the built-in tool.
Step 1: Open your camera app.
Step 2: Switch to video Mode and Start recording
Step 3: On the Bottom Right Corner, There will be an image icon. tap on it when you need to take a Photo.
By using this method you can take both Video and Still picture at the same time Without needing to exit One. Both the image and video will be saved in the gallery.
How to take a picture Frrom Video using third party Apps
There are many additional apps available on the play store to take a still image from a video with extra pictures. We are going to demonstrate using 2 different apps.
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Kinemaster is one of the most popular video editing App. Kinemaster supports various features including Capture images from video.
Step 1: Download Kinemaster from Playstore.
Step 2: Open the App and give the required permissions.
Step 3: Tap on Create New. Set Aspect Ratio and Photo Display Mode.
Step 4: Select the video and Tap on Capture Symbol.
Step 5: Select Capture and Save. The Screenshot of the Video will be saved.
Using Video to image converter
Step 1: Download Video to Photo converter from playstore
Step 2: Open the app and Tap on the Select Video.
Step 3: Select Manual Capture or Time interval Capture and also select the required image format.
Step 4: Click on Start and Save required Image
How to take a Screenshot from video
If your device has an inbuilt option to take pictures from video or Not doesn’t matter as long as you can take screenshots. Did you forget that you can use screenshots to get a still picture from the video? This is by far the easiest way to take a screenshot.
This method may seem easy but taking a screenshot at the perfect moment can be harder.
Step 1: Play a video from which you need a still image.
Step 2: Watch the clip 2 to 3 times to make sure you knew the correct timestamp and appearing scene
Step 3: Calculate the correct Timestamp and take a screenshot of the Video.
Step 4: Go to the gallery and Tap on Edit.
Step 5: Crop the image to get rid of unwanted sides.
Now you have an Image from a video in your gallery