PS3 Video Thumbnails

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PS3 Video Thumbnails

Post by LiquidFusion » Wed Oct 28, 2009 12:48 am

Please forgive me, I did a couple searches and if this topic has its' own thread somewhere I missed it....

Is it possible to give a video file a thumbnail that will be seen on a PS3? I'd like to install this software on my NAS, and I'm trying to find out if it can do this.

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Re: PS3 Video Thumbnails

Post by edrikk » Sat Oct 31, 2009 3:49 pm

If it is an MP4 you can embed the thumbnail into the file along with other meta data (you can use mp3tag or itunes for this), and the video's thumbnail will be passed to the PS3, and visible in the XMB.

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Re: PS3 Video Thumbnails

Post by 3Z3VH » Thu Nov 19, 2009 7:00 pm

Does Twonky have anything comparable to the PS3 Media Server's video thumbnails ? It just takes a frame from about 10 seconds into the video, and uses it as a thumbnail. It is simple, and it makes it so people don't need to build their own thumbnails for every single video.

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Re: PS3 Video Thumbnails

Post by edrikk » Fri Nov 20, 2009 6:37 pm

3Z3VH wrote:Does Twonky have anything comparable to the this's video thumbnails ? It just takes a frame from about 10 seconds into the video, and uses it as a thumbnail. It is simple, and it makes it so people don't need to build their own thumbnails for every single video.
Nope.
I wish it did have the option (for files which don't have embedded thumbnails that is).

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Re: PS3 Video Thumbnails

Post by 3Z3VH » Fri Nov 20, 2009 6:41 pm

Are there any plans for this in a future version ?

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