'Preview' thumbnails vs. Icon on video files?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by npriess, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. npriess macrumors regular

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    #1
    Hi,

    I have a bunch of almost similar .mkv files. On some of them, I see the MPlayer OSX logo which I use for playback. But on most of them a preview from the video is shown as the icon... Why is that?
     
  2. BlueRevolution macrumors 603

    BlueRevolution

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    Montreal, QC
    #2
    Thumbnails are generated with QuickTime. If QuickTime can't play the file, Finder can't generate a thumbnail.
     

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