Add a custom video cover image

Add a custom video cover image

Zoho WorkDrive allows you to modify the default system-generated cover image to a custom cover image to show what's exactly in your video.

The updated image will appear in all the video preview (including external users' view), embedded view, and as a thumbnail in the file listing.

  1. You must have a paid WorkDrive plan to set up a custom video cover image. Compare plans
  2. A user must have Edit permission or higher to add custom cover image for a video.
  3. Custom video cover image is currently only available for files under 1 GB.

To add a custom cover image:
  1. Select a video file.
  2. Click the Details  icon in the right pane to access the Details tab.

  3. Click the Change cover image button in the video's current cover image. The Cover Image tab will appear.

              Cover image requirements
    1. File size: less than 2 MB
    2. Supported file formats: JPG, JPEG, PNG
    3. Preferred image resolution: 1280x720 (with minimum width of 640 pixels)
    4. Preferred image aspect ratio: 16:9

  4. Click Change.

  5. A dropdown will appear with the following options:
    1. Upload from Computer
      1. Click the Upload from computer option and select the required image file from your computer.
      2. Click Open. The selected image will be uploaded as a new cover image.
    2. Pick from WorkDrive
      1. Click the Pick from WorkDrive option and select the required image file from your WorkDrive account.
      2. Click Pick. The selected image will be uploaded as a new cover image.

  1. You can change the custom cover image whenever you require by following the above steps.
  2. The custom cover image will be retained, even if the file is copied or moved to other locations in WorkDrive.
  3. The custom cover image will be removed when the file is downloaded to your computer and the system-generated thumbnail will be loaded.

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