gives a list of n images extracted from video.

Details and Options

  • VideoFrameList can be used for sampling video frames and can be used as video summarization or for inspection.
  • The following options can be specified:
  • MethodAutomaticthe method to use
  • Possible settings for Method include:
  • "Random"randomly chosen frames
    "Uniform"uniformly spaced frames


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Basic Examples  (1)

Extract four frames from a video:

Scope  (2)

Extract frames from a local video object:

Extract frames from a remote video file:

Options  (1)

Method  (1)

By default, uniformly sampled frames are returned from the video:

Use Method"Random" to extract frames randomly:

Applications  (1)

Create a thumbnail grid from a video:

Properties & Relations  (2)

VideoFrameList partitions the video into equal partitions and extracts the middle frame of each partition:

Use VideoExtractFrames to extract frames at specific times:

Generate a Video object with multiple video tracks:

VideoFrameList extracts frames from the first video track:

Extract frames from the second video track by selecting the track in the Video object:

Wolfram Research (2020), VideoFrameList, Wolfram Language function,


Wolfram Research (2020), VideoFrameList, Wolfram Language function,


@misc{reference.wolfram_2020_videoframelist, author="Wolfram Research", title="{VideoFrameList}", year="2020", howpublished="\url{}", note=[Accessed: 23-January-2021 ]}


@online{reference.wolfram_2020_videoframelist, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={VideoFrameList}, year={2020}, url={}, note=[Accessed: 23-January-2021 ]}


Wolfram Language. 2020. "VideoFrameList." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research.


Wolfram Language. (2020). VideoFrameList. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from