Add video thumbnails

Video thumbnails let viewers see a quick snapshot of your video as they're browsing Youmaker. After your video is finished uploading, you can choose a thumbnail from the three options Youmaker automatically generates, or upload your own.


Add or change a video thumbnail

    1. Sign in to Youmaker.
    2. Click the Avatar → Click "Maker Studio" → Click “View All Videos“ → Click on the video that you          want to add or change the thumbnail.
    3. Choose an auto-generated thumbnail or upload one that you like, then click "Publish Now".

Custom thumbnail best practices

Image size & resolution

Your custom thumbnail image should be as large as possible. It will be used as the preview image in the embedded player. We recommend your custom thumbnails:

  • Have a resolution of 1920x1080.
  • Be uploaded in image formats such as JPG, GIF, or PNG.
  • Remain under the 2MB limit.
  • Try to use a 16:9 aspect ratio as it's the most used in players and previews.



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