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Video Thumbnails?

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    Daryl McCuiston on #6709

    Does anyone know how to generate video thumbnails for activity posts? Thanks!

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    Brajesh Singh on #6724

    Hi Daryl,
    Welcome to BuddyDev.

    Thank you for posting the question. At the moment, MediaPress does not support generating thumbnails from Video. In future, we do have plans to add a free or paid plugin that allows converting videos/extracting thumbnails.

    The problem is, to extract thumbnail you need executable like FFMPEG and a way to maintain a queue. This is going to need significant time and is low on our priority.

    Here is a solution though. Any plugin that works with WordPress uploaded videos and extract thumbnails will work with MediaPress out of the box.

    I had a look at the list but none of the current plugins have proper support for queuing and that’s why I am not making any suggestion here.

    Regards
    Brajesh

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