Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#320 accepted enhancement

Video: Extract and save poster image

Reported by: joar Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: programming Keywords: bitesized, sprint
Cc: deletesoftware@…, Bassam Kurdali Parent Tickets:

Description (last modified by Elrond)

In HTML5 video, there's a poster attribute on the tag, it contains
the URL to an image that should be shown initially before the
player has started.

Fetch from encoded video. It's available on the instantiated
VideoThumbnailer in the dst\_data after encoding the video.

We should perhaps use the VideoThumbnailer. IIRC it's possible to
pass custom dimensions to it.


Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by Will Kahn-Greene

The original url for this bug was .

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Aleksej

Cc: deletesoftware@… added
Type: defectenhancement

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by joar

Keywords: bite-sized added

Nothing done on this yet, this might be considered a bite-sized bug though.

HTML5 video usually preloads the first frame to show if no poster picture is present.

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by Elrond

Description: modified (diff)
Keywords: bitesized added; bite-sized removed

(we seem to love the variant without dash it seems)
(Description not modified. I don't know, why it thinks I did.)

comment:5 Changed 9 years ago by Christopher Allan Webber

Keywords: sprint added

comment:6 Changed 9 years ago by Christopher Allan Webber

Cc: Bassam Kurdali added

Bassam, do you know what the current status of this is? If I remember correctly you worked on it to some extent?

comment:7 Changed 9 years ago by Bassam Kurdali

I got it working but afaik there are issues with aspect ratio: if we have a wide ratio image, the poster is not tall enough.
I'll push what I have to my gitorious (might need some help there) and then attempt to tackle that problem :)

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