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Dynamically getting video thumbnails in PHP

Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:54 AM

Hello, i'm developing a music site for a friend in PHP, i want to be able to display a thumbnail or get thumbnail images of the videos when they are uploaded.
I've been looking around for a week now and can't seem to find anything, i really need help.
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Re: Dynamically getting video thumbnails in PHP

Posted 23 May 2013 - 09:06 AM

The common way seems to be to install http://www.ffmpeg.org/ on your server and use php's EXEC command to run it (after filling in options, etc)
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Re: Dynamically getting video thumbnails in PHP

Posted 23 May 2013 - 09:53 AM

Uhmm thanks, but i'm using xampp server on windows 7 could you show me how to install it please?
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Re: Dynamically getting video thumbnails in PHP

Posted 23 May 2013 - 09:58 AM

From that link -> Download -> Click link: "FFmpeg Windows Builds" -> follow instructions.
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