How to create a panorama from video under Linux?

Option 1: Autopano Pro

Autopano Pro is a great sophisticsted panorama software that comes with a Linux version (.deb package even!). It is commercial software for about 100 USD, but has a demo version that will do about the same, just watermarking the generated panoramas.

They have a an article "Fun : Stitching video frames" that explains in detail how to create a panorama from a video. I was successfully able to do it like this, on Ubuntu 14.04.

Option 2: Using Panorama Maker

Panorama Maker is a gratis, Windows and Mac software  that can create panoramas from videos automatically. I was successfully able to run the software under Linux using Wine, but could not get the video-to-panorama feature to work. Probably I just did not know the correct video format to use.







One response to “How to create a panorama from video under Linux?”

  1. […] This is what I tried at first: creating a panning video of your document, grabbing it with the webcam, and using video-to-panorama software to create a high-resolution image from it. However I now think that there are inherent quality limitations, as panning video images are never as sharp as still images since the objects are in motion. However, for other purposes this is a worthwhile technique, and I explored it in its own blog post "How to create a panorama from video under Linux?". […]

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