rOpenSci post-doc hacker Jeroen Ooms has just released a cool new package,
av, that he wrote “will become the video counterpart of the magick package which [rOpenSci uses] for working with images.”.
av provides bindings to the FFmepg libraries for editing videos. It’s already become a renderer for
gganimate by Thomas Lin Pedersen, but
av allows more than making videos of graphics. In this post, I’ll show how to use
webshot to make a trailer/sneak preview of a slidedeck, i.e. a short video featuring the first few slides on music!