Extract photos from iPhone iPad videos

In an earlier post, we discussed how you can organize still pictures into dynamic slideshow video using a free video maker. See more details from this guide to make great photo slideshow on iPhone using this free slideshow maker. In some particular cases, you captured the event in video and want to get still photos out of the video. For example, it is difficult to get good shots of moving subjects, you can then choose to record video other than taking photos of it. After that you can extract photos from the captured video. To do that on iPhone, you can play the video on iPhone, then pause at the frame which you like to save as still picture, then take a screenshot of phone screen to save it to your Camera Roll. This however has its downside as it is limited to the size of your iPhone screen. For example, on iPhone 7 has the 1334-by-750-pixel resolution, You can only get 1334*750p screenshots even if your iPhone 7 support 1080p HD video recording and even 4K video recording. Video to Photo Grabber is an iOS app that helps users inspect videos frame by frame to select and extract still images in full HD.

We have found a free alternative app to this paid app. You can use ImgPlay GIF Maker to extract frames from videos or even GIF files for free now on iPhone.

In this article, we will show you how to get photos in full resolution from recorded videos on iPhone or iPad using this video to photo grabber app.

Extract photos from recorded videos on iPhone iPad

This light-weight app makes grabbing stills from video files snap. No trip to the computer is needed. You can import recorded videos from Camera roll to this video to photo grabber app.

video to photo grabber app - select and import video

Then inspect the video frame by frame to locate the precise frame you want, tap the Save button in the top right corner of the screen, the still picture will be saved to your Camera Roll.

video to photo grabber app - select and export photo

Update Aug 2022: this article was originally published in 2017 and has been updated since then. The photo grabber app was replaced by ImgPlay in this update.

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