Shotdetect is a free software (LGPL) which detects shots and scenes from a video.
The result produced is a simple XML file containing all the informations about the movie generated.
from a shell
shotdetect -i myvideo.avi -o output_dir -s 60 -w -v -f -l -m -r
-s : set threshold The threshold is the level for shot detection. High will not detect a lot, low will detect a lot of false shots. A good choice is about 60. -w : generates audio xml information See the generated file for more details -v : generates video xml informations See the generated file for more details -f : generates the first image of shots -l : generates the last image of shots -m : generates the thumbnails images -r : generates the real size images
Available on GitHub