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How do I change individual MP4 thumbnails?

by Wiggleswerth / July 7, 2013 12:27 PM PDT

I'm creating a digital movie library and I haven't really come across any problems up till this point. How can I change the individual icons to the picture of the DVD cover? Is there a program that can do this? Or maybe something on windows 7 that I don't know about?

Thank you for any and all help!

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Clarification Request
Tell more.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 8, 2013 2:39 AM PDT

Such as this library in Windows Media Player, Windows Explorer, WinAmp, or what app?

Windows 7 is the OS, so we got that but tell a little more.

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by Wiggleswerth / July 8, 2013 4:38 AM PDT
In reply to: Tell more.

I have all of them on an external hard drive in a folder. I want to be able to move them around. No application is used besides to play the MP4s, which I use windows media player for.

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Here's a link about WMP and thumbnails.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 8, 2013 4:53 AM PDT
In reply to: Info
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by Wiggleswerth / July 8, 2013 8:37 AM PDT

I'm not sure if its my incompetence or what, but I am stuck on step 2. Where is this down arrow?

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I take your word it was in Windows Media Player.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 8, 2013 8:49 AM PDT
In reply to: Help?

If you didn't really mean Windows Media Player or WMP, then the instruction does fail. Are you sure you know what app you are wanting to change the thumbnail in?

Each app will differ.

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by antonfehr / October 11, 2016 4:37 PM PDT
In reply to: Help?

You're not dumb. The Advanced Tag Editor option is missing now. Looks like you can't do this on WMP anymore.

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This old thread is closed.
by Dafydd Forum moderator / October 11, 2016 4:40 PM PDT
In reply to: Missing

After 3 years it'slong overdue.

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Promise, given video link is the best solution.
by aizahid / October 20, 2015 5:00 PM PDT
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