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Uploaded Picasa and Photostory Videos Have Blank Thumbnails in Google Photos
April 16, 2021
3:13 pm
Suzanne Brannan
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After watching the button show, I decided to upload about 30 of the videos I created with Photostory and Picasa to an album in Google Photos. All videos uploaded successfully, but the thumbnails for most of the videos are blank. It is impossible without mousing over the video to tell one video from another in my album. I have unsuccessfully tried to find the answer to this problem in the forum and in your books. Would you please point me in the right direction. 

April 17, 2021
10:24 am
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Yeah – I have a couple like that also. You can edit the video and trim the beginning so it starts on a full frame. (tap the edit button and drag the left end white bar to the right a little.  That’s not easy though and with longer videos it can have problems. The best thing is to do that trim on the computer before you upload.

I have settled for adding a description to the video, so I can search for that. 

Wouldn’t it be nice if we had the ability to add title slides? The android version of Video Edit now includes markup, but you have to draw – no text. And it stays for the whole video

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