use imdb-thumbnailer as movie thumbnailer

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
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:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/269803
> 
> I would like Nautilus to use imdb-thumbnailer to create video
> thumbnails. According to this forum thread
> (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=706800), 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:
> http://img227.imageshack.us/my.php?image=thumbnailfactorynf1.png

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.

Agreed.

-- 
Mackenzie Morgan
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