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PS3 Video Thumbnails

Bret Kuhns
2008-12-19
2013-05-30
  • Bret Kuhns
    Bret Kuhns
    2008-12-19

    I'm not sure if this is possible or not, but I've seen shots of PS3s connected to other UPnP media servers other than MediaTomb and some of them display a thumbnail of the video (or others show cover art for a movie/TV show) in the PS3 list. Is this possible with MediaTomb? I'd like to have a screenshot (likely created on-the-fly by ffmpeg, I'd imagine) of my video files, any ideas how I could do this?

    Thanks :)

     
    • Jin
      Jin
      2008-12-19

      Either compile latest SVN code with ffmpegthumbnailer support (you'll also need to enable it in the config.xml then, I suggest that you let the 0.12 version write a new config.xml so you can see the new options), or use a transcoding script as a workaround, you will find a thread on how to do that in the forums.

      Kind regards,
      Jin