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ELAN users: can you automatically segment a video into time chunks?

asked 2017-11-06 15:59:34 -0400

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updated 2017-11-09 09:39:03 -0400

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Suppose I want to code a video in 20 second bins. How do I automatically segment the video into segments of a certain length? I can see how one could keep using the key to make a lot of equal- sized chunks, but I want the video subdivided exactly in 20 second bins.

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answered 2018-01-17 21:01:19 -0400

ELAN2split alows the segmentation of audio and transcript (see you could add another segmenter (instead of sox for audio) in the code and segment video this way.

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