use imdb-thumbnailer as movie thumbnailer

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Tue Sep 23 18:48:08 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-09-23 at 20:42 +0200, David Prieto wrote:
> Hi, I originally sent this proposal to Launchpad:
> I would like Nautilus to use imdb-thumbnailer to create video
> thumbnails. According to this forum thread
> (, it searches imdb for
> covers based on the file names and if no cover is found the default
> thumbnailer is used.
> An example of the results can be seen in this screenshot:

I really like that.  Much more recognizable than a random freezeframe.
+1 on this idea

> Files whose cover is not found still use video frames anyway, so there
> isn't really a downside to it.


Mackenzie Morgan
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