Questions tagged [thumbnails]

Thumbnails are reduced versions of objects, mostly images, that are used to quickly display a small and recognizable representation of the object.

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Tab manager for Chrome similar to Tip Tab in Firefox [closed]

I'm lookign for Tab Manager for chrome with abillity of creating Preview Thumbnails like it's done in Tip Tab for firefox. Later one allows you to create thumbnails preview with dimensions yo prefer....
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how to change the thumbnails' (icons) default size in windows 10?

In Windows 7 I used to set my preferred thumbnail size: Then I go in Folder options and make sure that the current style would apply to all folders of the same type: However, that no longer works. ...
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Disable live thumbnails on Youtube web site

Please note this is not about the Youtube app. It is about using the Youtube website on a desktop from a browser. I am using the old Youtube website layout (?disable_polymer=1). One of the features ...
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How to prevent Windows Explorer from generating thumbnails for a specific folder?

I use rclone to mount a remote as a drive on Windows 10, however whenever I open a folder that contains videos, Windows Explorer starts trying to create thumbnails fo them which makes rclone re-...
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Can the IT department track my usage when i am watching You Tube thumbnail videos only?

I have been given a smartphone at my work place and i browse You Tube while i am on office network. IT department have registered the MAC address of the smartphone and keeps a track on employees using ...
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Is it possible to set a custom thumbnail size/quality to be embedded in the audio file on youtube-dl?

I've noticed it downloads the full-size video thumbnail temporarily along with the audio file on the destination folder. But when it embeds the thumbnail on the media file, it resizes to small quality....
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Generate preview thumbnail (sample) using ffmpeg?

I tried to google for a way to generate preview thumbnail (sample) like MPC-HC does: As you can see, the thumbnail should have multiple frames and show the time of the frame, extra info of the video ...
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Thumbnail preview in explorer not showing thumbnails for images until vieweed by default app

Windows10, there are thumbnails for some images, but for some of them it does not. I thought in direction of Always show icons, never thumbnails etc, but there ARE thumbs for some images. As an ...
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MediaWiki 1.32: Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination

I've been running MediaWiki 1.19 on Fedora 24 for ~3 yrs with zero problems. Unfortunately my Linux box died, so was forced to move to MacOS + MediaWiki upgrade. It hasn't been fun. I've finally got ...
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How to show Folders as Icons and Files as Thumbnails in Windows 10

Is there any solution in Windows 10 to show the Folders as Icons and Files as Thumbnails? I'd like to change the default look of all Folders by using a different *.ico file. Unfortunately when a ...
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Thumbnail preview appears and immediately disappears

I have a problem with the thumbnails of picture files. When I open a OneDrive folder, the Thumbnail preview appears and immediately disappears. It flashes when I scroll down in the folder but as soon ...
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{solved} - How to show Thumbnail Previews over Taskbar icons in Windows 7?

My Thumbnail Previews over Taskbar icons in Windows 7 is missing. After some research I have found that I have to go to Computer >> Properties >> Advanced system settings >> and check "Enable Desktop ...
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Windows 10/Chrome: how to disable thumbnails for a specific folder or reset download locations

My issue lies in downloading files in a public setting, as once in a while, the "Save As" menu, ends up in a folder with rather "sensitive" material in it. So basically I would like to either be able ...
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Force Windows 10 to create thumbs.db files within local folders

I will soon move large amounts of photos and videos from my Windows 10 PC to an NAS. To minimize thumbnail load times when accessing those files on the NAS, I want to create thumbs.db files in every ...
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Adobe Bridge doesn't view .c4d file thumbnail

I tried to found a way that how to Explorer Windows, and Adobe Bridge view .c4d file thumbnail. Fortunately I found a way that how to do for Explorer Windows. But unfortunately I found many open (/ ...
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Windows 10 Taskbar Preview only refreshing onscreen window

Today, I have a problem with Taskbar preview. For example with google chrome. Taskbar preview only refreshing the partial on screen. The partial outside screen stay same. Same problem with every ...
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Is there a way to make image file previews bigger than 256 (extra large) in Windows 10?

I bought myself a bigger monitor with 2560x1440px resolution and I want the image previews to be biiiig but they seem to be limited to 256px size at "extra large" setting. Fullscreen at max size it ...
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How can I increase the size of (icons) thumbnails when opening files to upload in browsers?

This is the view I get when I want to upload a file to OS X' browser. I like the thumbnail view, but as you can see, they are too small. I don't mind showing fewer pictures – I just want a bigger ...
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Is it possible do display (.ico) files as thumbnails in Thunar file manager?

Thunar displays thumbnails (almost) normally for image files, but for (*.ico) files only display a standard thumbnail. Is there some setting or plugin to solve this issue ? Or should I convert ico ...
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Animated thumbnails for a video using FFmpeg

I want to create an animated .gif file as a thumbnail for a video. I used this command line to grab 20 frames from a video: ffmpeg -i input.mkv -ss 00:05:14.435 -vframes 20 ./thumbs/out%02d.png ...
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Evince and large thumbnails in Ubuntu 16.04

What are the policies of the Document Viewer (Evince) for creating large thumbnails in .cache/thumbnails/large/? Does Evince create a new large thumbnail in this folder whenever a new file is opened? ...
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Windows 10 icons become blank when they are large

I have windows 10 on my HP laptop. A problem happend to all my Thumbnails some days ago. Now all large-sized Icons are blank. Folders, Images, Document,... All are blank. If I make them small, they ...
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Use ffmpeg for thumbnail selections

This is a follow-up question from HERE. I want to sample k frames out of the n number of frames in a given video using FFMpeg and its thumbnail filter. There is a post here providing some insights how ...
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Extract video cover/thumbnail from file with embedded cover using ffmpeg

Now I've stumbled upon different posts here and there around the web for extracting a still as a thumbnail for the video.. but I can't seem to find anything related to extracting a cover thumbnail of ...
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How to add an embedded thumbnail to a video file with ffmpeg?

I'm encoding some videos and I'd like to add a thumbnail which would load faster than the filesystem browser auto-generating it with the default approach. I've found a number of separate tools which ...
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Set shorter video file thumbnail generation timeout in Windows 7

I'm restoring a lot of recovered media files from broken/damaged/scratched media. Some video files have been copied with errors and Windows 7 takes a really long time before abandoning the attempt to ...
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Disable taskbar preview in Windows 10

I have already tried adding the registry entry in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced as ExtendedUIHoverTime with a value of 30000 seconds but it doesn't work....
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Microsoft Edge browser thumbnail tab opens by default instead of miniature tab

Whenever I open Microsoft Edge browser, I get a huge thumbnail in the header of the Windows window. Why does this happen when I open by default? How can I prevent this?
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various MP4 Thumbs have different thumbnails

I have some MP4s I have downloaded they are displayed as having a frame inside a sprocket edged 35mm film cell that is most common on Windows thumbnails for video. Though there are some that appear ...
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Windows 10: transparent icon bug in thumbnail preview

I always had this bug, at least since I started using Windows 10 when it came out (I am now using version 1709, it's still there). I think the thumbnail preview for certain transparent icon is broken....
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Windows Thumbnails have jpg artifacts

I want to make a set of card pictures for making a card game in Scratch (which probably won't have rules; any card may be moved anywhere, and will be aligned to some certain rounding numbers, and the ...
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displaying icons instead of thumbnails

In windows 10, Windows Live Photo Gallery displays icons and not thumbnails. I have tried EVERYTHING with no results. (Well, not quite everything. dod not do the command prompt thing.) I finally ...
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Windows not building thumbnails for specific folder of .NEF photos

I have a folder of RAW .NEF photos which my Windows 10 PC isn't showing the thumbnails for in File Explorer (for this folder only - and actually it is showing thumbnails for only a few random ones). (...
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Create thumbs for a lot of MP4 videos with ffmpeg

I have a folder with 1000 MP4 videos and I would like to generate thumbnails for the videos. Currently the videos are named like this: test.mp4 test1.mp4 test2.mp4 test3.mp4 I would like the ...
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Fedora 26 won't show thumbnails for image and media files on network drives

I've just installed Fedora 26 on my laptop and everything works perfectly fine, just as expected, except one thing: thumbnails for images, videos and and audio files don't show up on network drives. ...
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Thumbnail preview for custom file extension with known format

I have a file named test.png. Windows 10 shows a thumbnail preview in file explorer just fine. I'd like to rename it to test.abc and have the thumbnail preview still work. Following forcing ...
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Com Surrogate max CPU and lost window focus

Windows 10 i7 CPU 32G RAM dllhost.exe Com Surrogate kicks off every few minutes - maxes out my i7 CPU - and steals the focus from whatever window I'm working in... and lasts for a couple of minutes....
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Can PNG images contain embedded thumbnails like JPG files?

Can PNG (Portable Network Graphics) image files contain embedded thumbnails similar to how JPG files can?
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How to make Windows generate all thumbnails in a folder without navigating through it?

I got a folder with thousands (20,000+) of MP4 video files, the thumbnails show correctly on Windows 10 but Explorer only generates the thumbnail when the file icon shows up on the screen. Worse is, ...
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Is there a way to specify which sub-folders should display differently from Windows 7's default view?

First, I want to leave my default settings to "detailed" view since most of the time I prefer to have a quick glance at the size, date created, type columns. But is there a way to override Windows' ...
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Imagemagick: Create thumbnail of restricted width, but any height

To create a thumbnail from an image file, you can run the following ImageMagick command: convert -strip -thumbnail 600x600> filename.png. However, I am in a situation in which I want to limit how ...
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HTML thumbnail icon is broken for Google Chrome

The problem is pretty straightforward. When I set an .html file to open with Chrome, the thumbnail icon is broken and doesn't show the Chrome logo. I already tried deleting the IconCache.db file and ...
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Force generating thumbnails on DiskStation DSM

I would like my Synology DiskStation to generate thumbnails of pictures present on specific folders. DSM version: DSM 6.0.2-8451 Update 9 I set up Media Indexing that way: Control Panel > ...
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PDF Thumbnail Preview in Windows Explorer without installed PDF Preview Handler?

Can PDF thumbnails in Windows Explorer (7 or 8 or 10) show the first page of the PDF file without having to install a custom PDF Preview Handler from Adobe or Foxit or from Tracker Software or from ...
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How can I get Explorer to show thumbnails of GIMP xcf files?

Windows explorer can show thumbnails of jpg, png, tif even of RAW image formats like NEF(Nikon, by installing a package from MS), but it doesn't show thumbnails of GIMP generated .xcf files. It only ...
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Show thumbnails of zipped images

I'm using Windows 10. I have a collection of zip files with JPG images. When I click on the zip file to view the contents, I would like to see a thumbnail of these images (even when I am in "Extra ...
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Enabling PDF thumbnail preview on Windows 10 causes PC to slow-freeze temporarily

I have Acrobat Reader DC Installed on a Windows 10 PC and when I enable PDF file thumbnail preview (via Edit>Preferences) after a while my PC is becoming noticeably slower on the Windows environment-...
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How to clean up the Thumbnail or Icon Cache?

I'm trying to delete the thumbnail cache via the following command: DEL /F /S /Q /A %LocalAppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\thumbcache_*.db I execute the statement as administrator and before of ...
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Is it ever risky to delete and rebuild the icon and thumbnail caches?

I'm currently writing a batch script to programmatically change the icon of folders via their desktop.ini file. The script works, but it takes a few minutes for it to take effect, presumably due to ...
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How to see thumbnails inside 7zip files?

Win 7 user here. I have a bunch of photos and videos that I want to compress to save space. I thought about adding them all to a 7zip file. But is it possible to open the 7zip file and see ...