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A Thumbnail is a small image captured from the video in order to recognize the video when embedded and not playing. Initially, the thumbnail is chosen automatically by the system based on a random frame from the video.

Upload Thumbnail

  • Upload an image and set it as a thumbnail


  • Choose a specific frame from the video and create a still as thumbnail


  • Choose one still generated randomly and set it as a new thumbnail

NB: This option is not available for YouTube videos!

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