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Level 7

Custom pictures for video files

How to display custom pictures for each individual video files when listed on Roku Media player USB drive instead of the same generic icon for all of my video files?

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Level 18

Re: Custom pictures for video files

Interesting question.

So youre suggesting to make the icon more useful by displaying a

snapshot of whatever the Movie or Video is.

I think thats an excellent Feature request.

I made it for you HERE. 

---A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved---.
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Level 21

Re: Custom pictures for video files

That's usually the job of the server streaming the video. Of course, if you're playing them from a USB drive, there is no server. But I believe that RMP will recognize a JPG image that is named to match the video and use that for the icon. But the image file and media file names must be identical. 

Dan
Roku Stick (3600), Ultra (4640), Ultra (4670), Ultra (4800), Premiere (3920), Insignia 720p Roku TV, Sharp 4K Roku TV, Nvidia Shield, Windows 10 Pro x64 running Serviio and Plex on a wired Gigabit network.
Level 18

Re: Custom pictures for video files

Well I dont know if it will fly but if the software could somehow take a snippet

from the video it would certainly be more appealing than the mundane Icons

it gets defaulted to.

---A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved---.
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