[wp-hackers] Thumbnails for Locally Hosted Videos?

Daniel Torreblanca regulatethis at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 06:15:42 GMT 2009

> Thanks for the reply.  I guess ffmpeg could be an option but I understand ffmpeg is fairly complex to set up?  If so, it wouldn't be one to depend on.
> That said, what then to do with the generated image?  Import it into the media library and use wp_postmeta to associate the two files?  If yes, what there?  Store a using a "video_thumbnail" meta_key?
> -Mike Schinkel
> http://mikeschinkel.com/

If you're on a debian-based system or anything with a decent package
manager: "apt-get install ffmpeg" is all it takes ;)

Not too sure on what to do with it after though...

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