Every now and then I come across a piece of software that makes me think “damn, that’s cool.” Most recently, I’ve been playing with thumber. It’s a simple premise: feed it a Quicktime .mov and it turns it into a post of thumbnails. Nothing more, nothing less – and the results are beautiful.
Check out the video for Birds by Vitalic:
Here’s what it looks like after being run through thumber:
PS If you like the movie, check out more by Pleix. I especially like Sometimes.