Add JPG image before movie with ffmpeg

  1. Make intro.mp4: matching attributes of movie.mp4.

    ffmpeg -loop 1 -framerate 60 -t 8 -i image.jpg -f lavfi -i anullsrc=channel_layout=stereo:sample_rate=44100 -filter_complex "[0]scale=1488:1116:force_original_aspect_ratio=increase,crop=1488:1116,setsar=1,format=yuvj420p[v]" -map "[v]" -map 1 -c:v libx264 -c:a aac -shortest intro.mp4
  2. Make input.txt containing:

    file 'intro.mp4'
    file 'movie.mp4'
  3. Concatenate with concat demuxer:

    ffmpeg -f concat -i input.txt -c copy -movflags +faststart output.mp4

See Resizing videos with ffmpeg to fit specific size if you want to pad instead of crop to fit the image to match the video.

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