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I'm using Core media module to upload video[Media Type is video,which has field video of 'file field type'].
This module will refer video.png as thumnail for all video uploaded from the local system.

I want to capture first frame of video as thumbnail when video is uploaded from the local system in media section. I have seen 'PHP ffmpeg' , module , But i don't know the approach to follow to capture first frame of video. If i need to write a custom module to capture thumnail while saving media type of video, which hook function I need to use or please suggest me what apprach I can follow?

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  • Same problem here. We need to figure out a way to capture a media thumbnail.
    – Progonat
    Feb 13 '19 at 1:45
  • video embed urls field will create video thumbnails and store in file system. Uploaded video field, we need to find out.
    – rks
    Feb 13 '19 at 6:41
  • Yes if you are talking about the module Video Embed it does create a thumbnail. But the core video field does not. As you mention it links to a generic video.png
    – Progonat
    Feb 13 '19 at 14:47
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You can use https://www.drupal.org/project/media_thumbnails_video for this.

It has a dependency (php-ffmpeg/php-ffmpeg) that requires both the FFMpeg and FFProbe binaries to be installed on your server.

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