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No artwork for video files

Postby theonlyrick » Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:56 pm

Hi - I've just added a few MP4s to my library, but they don't have thumbnails in MMW. (They do in Windows Explorer.)

I have "Generate thumbnails for videos" selected under Tools, Options, Library.

I've rescanned a few times. Any ideas?

I did read from a very old post about needing MMW codecs from support, or something. Is that correct?

Latest version of MMW - 4.1.19.1859. W10, fully patched.

Thanks, Richard
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Re: No artwork for video files

Postby theonlyrick » Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:05 pm

Also, the videos play OK in MMW (and in Media Player Classic).
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Re: No artwork for video files

Postby Peke » Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:14 pm

Hi,
Video thumb creation triggers bit slower, teh safest way is still manually initiate thumb creation on selected video files.
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Re: No artwork for video files

Postby theonlyrick » Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:21 pm

Thanks for the reply. How do I do this?

I've re-scanned the media by pressing Insert. I already have "Generate thumbnails for videos" selected under Tools, Options, Library.

R.

Peke wrote:Hi,
Video thumb creation triggers bit slower, teh safest way is still manually initiate thumb creation on selected video files.
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Re: No artwork for video files

Postby Peke » Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:26 pm

Hi,
I just retested and on scan with enabled option it generated thumbs for me.
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Re: No artwork for video files

Postby theonlyrick » Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:03 pm

OK, thanks. It might be that I need to have certain codecs installed?

I'll raise ticket with MM support.

Cheers, R.
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Re: No artwork for video files

Postby Peke » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:02 am

Hi,
Thank you. If MMW can play the file and can add it to library it should be able to create thumb. Have you tried to Manually create Thumb?
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Re: No artwork for video files

Postby theonlyrick » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:09 pm

How do you manually create thumbnails? (As mentioned, the only way I know is to force a media rescan and make sure the thumbnails option is ticked.)
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Re: No artwork for video files

Postby Peke » Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:21 pm

Hi,
Play the video -> Pause on frame you want as Thumbnail -> Right click on Video -> Save Thumbnail.
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Re: No artwork for video files

Postby theonlyrick » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:21 am

I'll give that a go later, thanks.
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Re: No artwork for video files

Postby theonlyrick » Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:39 pm

Hi - That worked when choosing the current frame. It didn't work when choosing to 'Generate automatically'.

(And when I had successfully given it a frame, that wasn't overwritten by selecting Generate automatically afterwards.)

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Peke wrote:Hi,
Play the video -> Pause on frame you want as Thumbnail -> Right click on Video -> Save Thumbnail.
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