EOS REBEL T8i: Frame Extraction from 4K Movies or 4K Time-Lapse Movies

Article ID: ART176962 | Date published: 06/19/2020 | Date last updated: 09/14/2023


Frame Extraction from 4K Movies or 4K Time-Lapse Movies



Frame Extraction from 4K Movies or 4K Time-Lapse Movies

From 4K movies or 4K time-lapse movies, you can select individual frames to save as approx. 8.3 megapixel (3840×2160) JPEG still images. This function is called “Frame Grab (4K frame capture)”.

  1. Switch to playback.

    • Press the Playback button.
  2. Select a 4K movie or 4K time-lapse movie.

    • Select with the Left key Right key keys.
    • On the shooting information screen (), 4K movies and 4K time-lapse movies are indicated by an [4K] icon.
    • In index display, press SET to switch to single-image display.
  3. In the single-image display, press SET.

    • The movie playback panel will appear.
  4. Select a frame to grab.

    • Use the movie playback panel to select the frame to grab as a still photo.
    • For movie playback panel instructions, see Movie Playback Panel.
  5. Select [Frame Grab].

  6. Save the image.

    • Select [OK] to save the current frame as a JPEG still image.
  7. Select the image to display.

    • Check the destination folder and image file number.
    • Select [View original movie] or [View extracted still image].


  • Frame grabbing is not possible with Full HD movies, Full HD time-lapse movies, or with 4K movies or 4K time-lapse movies from a different camera.




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