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majordude
Sep 22, 2007, 07:03 PM
Okay, let me try to explain what I want to do.

I import a movie and iTunes shows an "icon" of the movie in the library. It randomly saves a frame of the movie as the representation of the movie. Is there a way I can advance to the frame I want (like the title) and save THAT as the icon? :confused:



mkrishnan
Sep 22, 2007, 07:10 PM
While playing the movie, you can right click inside the movie and use "set poster frame" to do this. :)

Eidorian
Sep 22, 2007, 07:11 PM
Thanks for this tip. :D

Then again I don't use iTunes for video.

majordude
Sep 22, 2007, 07:33 PM
While playing the movie, you can right click inside the movie and use "set poster frame" to do this. :)

Ah ha! THANKS! :D

ryanwarsaw
Sep 22, 2007, 09:27 PM
Thanks

RumMunkey
Sep 22, 2007, 10:24 PM
OR....


You can use a jpeg image for the art instead of a framegrab. I find it makes browsing movies faster. It seems like if you use a poster frame, iTunes has to actually look at the movie before it can show you the poster frame. If you use a jpeg, it moves a little smoother. Besides, I think it looks cooler (I use theatrical posters or DVD covers):

http://myskitch.com/scottcoates/itunes-20070922-231907.jpg

To do this, just drag your art to the little "album art" square. Then right-click your movie, get info and go to the "artwork" tab and delete the screencap so the only image remaining is your jpeg.

http://myskitch.com/scottcoates/dumb_and_dumber___unrated_extended_edition_-20070922-232150.jpg