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Windows 7: Is there a way to change thumbnails of videos?

25 Apr 2010   #1
Grubish360

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Is there a way to change thumbnails of videos?

I have a lot of TV shows and movies, and I would like to change their thumbnails to something else. Most of the times the thumbnail is of the first frame of the video. A lot of times this is just a black screen... Is there any possible way of changing the video thumbnails? Thanks.


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25 Apr 2010   #2
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

You can tell your computer to use icons instead of thumbnails and then set your own icons for entire file types or individual files.

Right Click Computer > Properties > Advanced System Settings > Advanced Tab > Performance Box > Settings Button > Select Custom > Uncheck Show Thumbnails or something similar.

To change system all avi icons, see this tutorial:
File Extension Icon - Change Default Icon
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25 Apr 2010   #3
Casca

 

I have heard that the app Tag&Rename will do that. Meaning, you can generate a thumb from a frame.
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25 Apr 2010   #4
Grubish360

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by notsograymatter View Post
You can tell your computer to use icons instead of thumbnails and then set your own icons for entire file types or individual files.

Right Click Computer > Properties > Advanced System Settings > Advanced Tab > Performance Box > Settings Button > Select Custom > Uncheck Show Thumbnails or something similar.

To change system all avi icons, see this tutorial:
File Extension Icon - Change Default Icon
Thanks for the reply. I just wish there was a way to change each individual one.
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