Youtube hot thumbnail, how?

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  1. supermanden

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    Hey guys, so I just created a video around 5 minutes long, and added a 30 sec long picture at the end of the video.

    I can't seem to choose my hot sexy picture as my thumbnail as I wish to. It only show 3 thumbnails of my video I can choose.

    Could anybody please explain how I can choose my picture as thumbnail?
     
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    Youtube picks 3 frames in your video to create thumbnails, and let you choose only between these 3 (you realized this already).

    The 3 frames are picked more or less randomly around certain points, and these point are approximately at 1/4, 1/2 and 3/4 of the video.

    So you can't pick the still image you added at the end.
    If you want to make it your thumbnail, you'll need to insert it for a few seconds at one of these points.

    Hope this makes sense :)
     
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