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May 30, 2007, 09:53 #1
how they can grap image preview from video clip sharing website?
did you saw it?
i don't know how they can't do it, grap image preview of video clip from
metacafe.com and others...?
How can i do it?
May 31, 2007, 08:43 #2
who can resolve this question
I think, perhaps we can get swf resource file and parse it, to grap the image thumbnail from the movie?
However, i duno how can do it with php only :-?
May 31, 2007, 10:21 #3
You're php guru, you should now
Maybe read the contents of the page and use regular expressions to parse it.Saul
Jun 1, 2007, 09:25 #4
yep, just thank you so much.
but i have the problem with GIF file
swf file is encrypt, first, i don't known how can decrypt it, and what exactly is the seprate character between gif file and flash file
Jun 2, 2007, 18:58 #5
who's can help me?
Jun 4, 2007, 05:41 #6
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It's not just a simple matter of "getting the thumbnail"
They get the thumbnail while they are encoding the video.
Something like http://www.on2.com/products/flix/engine/
That software though, is expensive... like $3000+/year ... I just got done setting up a site to use it (www.airshowbuzz.com ... and dont look at me if you look at the source, i just built the video module, the whole site is built badly code-wise...)
Basically, its a linux CLI program along with a php library for it...you just run it from php giving it the source file (mpg,avi,flv ... etc) and it converts them to FLVs, and if you specify, it creates thumbnails.
I have yet to see any other server-side setup that does a decent job at all, so you don't have many options...Developer
Jun 5, 2007, 11:10 #7
okey. just thank you so much.
I just having more small question.
So how they can hack flv download link from many site?
And here is result:
So, i just writing small script to retrieve playing url from flash file
example: youtube ( so simple ) . But with some other sites, i don't know how to retrieve this link ( do it with PHP )