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A tool to extract GPS and acceleration data from BlackVue MP4 recordings.

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BlackClue is a python tool and package to extract GPS and acceleration data from BlackVue MP4 recordings. It is based on the excellent pymp4. While developed and tested with a BlackVue DR750S-1CH it should work with other models of that brand.


BlackClue is licensed unter the Apache 2.0 License.


BlackClue can be installed from the Python Package Index:

python3 -m pip install blackclue


Used as a command line tool, BlackClue provides the following functionality:

$ blackclue -h
Usage: blackclue [OPTIONS] filelist

  Extract GPS and Acceleration data from BlackVue MP4 recordings.

  BlackVue extracts data embedded in the MP4 recordings of a BlackVue

  -c, --dump-embedded    Dump complete embedded data.
  -r, --dump-raw-blocks  Dump raw blocks from embedded data.
  -x, --extended-scan    Do not stop scanning file after processing the
                         embedded data.
  -v, --verbose          Print some additional information.
  -h, --help             Show this message and exit.

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Fix problems with PyPI release.


First release on PyPI. Thanks to @bartbroere, BlackClue can now also be used as a package.


First release on GitHub

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