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[EP-tech] Re: Conversion of images, videos into preview/thumbnail versions


Yes - it's a core functionality: 

Do you have ffmpeg set-up?


On 05/08/14 13:50, Jacob Wenzel wrote:
> Is it even possible to show image thumbnail previews of uploaded 
> videos and images in EPrints 3.3.12?
> I use coversheets and the youtube-dl packages from the Baza, which 
> generates a thumbnail preview from PDFs or imports a screenshot from 
> the video on Youtube and adds a link to the video.
> But if I upload actual image files or videos, the file is depicted 
> with and icon and no preview link is available.
> I found some guides/plugins that promise to do this, but they all seem 
> to be targeting different, older versions of EPrints, and I haven't 
> been able to find recent ones.
> Furthermore I would think that this was basic functionality that any 
> user would want, so I don't why this functionality shouldn't be 
> available "out the box".
> This is the most recent document i have been able to find, but my 
> "eprints_render" does not include the lines, that are mentioned in the 
> guide, so I suspect is is targeting an older version.
> http://wiki.eprints.org/w/How_to_Create_Cover_Images_in_EPrints_3
> I also looked at PreviewPlus (only for older versions) and a few other 
> links
> Maybe my setup is wrong, but "epadmin test" shows "everything seems 
> OK", so any help or pointers would be greatly appreciated. Where 
> should I look, and how should I start.
> Thank you all in advance!
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