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MoviePy – Getting End Time of Video File Clip

  • Last Updated : 30 Aug, 2020

In this article we will see how we can get the end time of the video file clip in MoviePy. MoviePy is a Python module for video editing, which can be used for basic operations on videos and GIF’s. When the clip is included in a composition, end time is time of the composition at which the clip stops playing (in seconds).

In order to do this we will use end attribute with the VideoFileClip object

Syntax : clip.end

Argument : It takes no argument

Return : It returns integer



Below is the implementation




# Import everything needed to edit video clips 
from moviepy.editor import *
    
# loading video dsa gfg intro video 
clip = VideoFileClip("dsa_geek.mp4"
     
# getting only first 5 seconds 
clip = clip.subclip(0, 5
    
# getting end time of the clip
value = clip.end
  
# printing start time
print("End Time : ", end =" ")
print(value)
  
# showing  clip 
clip.ipython_display(width = 360

Output :

End Time :  5
Moviepy - Building video __temp__.mp4.
Moviepy - Writing video __temp__.mp4

                                                                                                                       
Moviepy - Done !
Moviepy - video ready __temp__.mp4

Another example




# Import everything needed to edit video clips
from moviepy.editor import *
  
# loading video gfg
clip = VideoFileClip("geeks.mp4")
  
# getting only first 5 seconds
clip = clip.subclip(0, 5)
    
# getting end time of the clip
value = clip.end
  
# printing start time
print("End Time : ", end =" ")
print(value)
  
# showing  clip 
clip.ipython_display(width = 360

Output :

End Time :  5
Moviepy - Building video __temp__.mp4.
Moviepy - Writing video __temp__.mp4

                                                                                                                       
Moviepy - Done !
Moviepy - video ready __temp__.mp4

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