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Set preview frame during QuickTime movie export Apps
Usually I re-save a video to compress it, scale, apply a filter, etc using QuickTime, but when applying a filter it was a bit annoying to have only the first frame of the video shown in the preview.

Today I discovered that if you pause the video in any position, that is the frame shown in the preview panel of the exporter. While it is not a real full-video preview, at least I can see a frame I like as the preview frame.
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Set preview frame during QuickTime movie export
Authored by: kikjou on Jan 15, '09 11:38:00AM

The Finder also uses the poster frame as the preview picture. In order to set a poster frame in a QuickTime movie, you go to a part of the movie that you like, pause the movie, and select "Set Poster Frame" from the View menu. Then you save. But: QuickTime remembers the cursor position when you save, so you might want to you move the cursor to the beginning of the movie before you save.

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