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Downloading resized video returns JPG image.

I've uploaded a video for testing on providence. Works fine so far, and I can download the video as "original".
But when I select to download as non-original (large/medium/small): I get a JPG file with the still image used as preview display when editing/displaying the dataset :(

Version: Fresh install of Providence 1.7.5 (git)


  • edited January 9
    Update: Just saw that the colleague has uploaded the video as "Dataset".
    Checked again, and this issue still persists when uploading as "Moving Image".
  • Those small/medium/large versions are JPEG frame previews. Download options will correspond to whatever versions you have configured to generate in the media_processing.conf config file. If you expect versions that are lower-resolution versions of the original you could configure that, at the cost of a bunch of transcoding by ffmpeg on upload.
  • Roger that :)
    So by default it's configured to generate image-only previews for videos?

    Will check media_processing.conf for ffmpeg encoding options then :)

    Thank you very much!
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