Parth Bhayani Parth Bhayani - 3 years ago 276
Android Question

How to create video thumbnail from video file path in Android

I want to create thumbnail of video from sdcard path how can i generate thumbnail from video file path?

Answer Source

You can use ThumbnailUtils class to get Video thumbnail of Video file.

createVideoThumbnail() is method which return Bitmap (thumbnail) of video from video file path.

From Android Docs:

public static Bitmap createVideoThumbnail (String filePath, int kind)

Create a video thumbnail for a video. May return null if the video is corrupt or the format is not supported.

You can create VideoThumbnail from sdcard path like this.

Bitmap thumb = ThumbnailUtils.createVideoThumbnail(filePath, Thumbnails.MINI_KIND);

Using ThumbnailUtils, you can create thumbnail of two types.

  1. MediaStore.Images.Thumbnails.MICRO_KIND type will generate thumbnail of size 96 x 96.

  2. MediaStore.Images.Thumbnails.MINI_KIND type will generate thumbnail of size 512 x 384.

I hope it helps!

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