[Display] Use your own Posters / Backgrounds (PC/MAC)

How to Add a Movie Cover or Background Using a PC or a MAC


FIRST SOLUTION :
If you're using a local Zappiti Server (PC, Mac, Synology, ASUSTOR) you can put images files next to your medias so that Zappiti could detects and use them by default.

In order to operate, you need to organize your videos and images like so:
  • A single file per folder.
  • Images files must be in the same folder as the video file.
  • Images files must be labeled like so:
    - For posters arts : icon.jpg, folder.jpg, folder.png, poster.jpg, icon.png, poster.png, front.jpg, front.png
    - For backgrounds  : background.jpg, background.png, backdrop.jpg, backdrop.png, back.jpg, back.png
This trick cannot be used with Zappiti Cloud, and will only work if the images are placed before scrapping the media.

SECOND SOLUTION :
Therefore, you can manually upload an image for a already scrapped item from Zappiti Media Center V4 for PC. To perform that, please proceed like so:

1. Right-click on the movie poster or synopsis  and select "Change the Image...".
2. In the poster and backgrounds selection screen, clic "Get from computer..." button.



3. Select you file and submit. A loading wheel will show up during the file upload, then the window will close and your image will be displayed.

This feature is exclusive to Zappiti Media Center V4 for PC.

How to Add a Movie Cover or Background Using TMDb


If you do not have a PC, you can add your pictures to TMDb (The Movie Database) that are used by Zappiti. You just have to create an account on TMDb and then you will be able to add your pictures (movie covers and backgrounds) to the database. Then, after 24h you will be able to select the pictures directly using "Change Picture" option located in Zappiti Menu.

How to Contribute To Zappiti Db Community


Zappiti Media Center V4 features a new smart and powerful movie and TV show scan engine. Day after day, the Zappiti Database will grow thanks to the Zappiti community and scans become more and more efficient and reliable. For instance, Metropolis.mkv can be associated to the 2001 Japanese animated movie version instead of the 1927 version from Fritz Lang. But if one single Zappiti user associates the right version, all the other users will benefit from it! 

To know more about it, please click here...



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Zappiti Video [EN]

  1. Summary Zappiti Video
  2. [Settings] Zappiti Video : Quick Start Guide (Full Process)
  3. [Settings] Create a Zappiti Account
  4. [Account] Login to an Existing Zappiti Account
  5. [Settings] Reset Your Password
  6. [Settings] Choose your Zappiti Server
  7. [Collection] Create a Movie Collection
  8. [Collection] Import Your Collection From the Cloud to a Local Server
  9. [Collection] How to create a new Zappiti collection
  10. [Collection] Switch Quickly From One Collection to Another
  11. [Collection] How To Delete A Collection
  12. [Collection] How To Delete A Group
  13. [Features] Use the Modules of the New Home Page Zappiti Video
  14. [Features] List of Modules and Operation
  15. [Features] Go back to the Old Home Page
  16. [Identification] Identify an Unidentified Video
  17. [Identification] Identify again a Video File Which is Incorrectly Identified
  18. [Identification] Find the ID Code of your Movie
  19. [Identification] Insert a Video Without Identifying
  20. [identification] Edit Associated Categories
  21. [Display] Show UHD, 4K and 3D Files Top Covers
  22. [Identification] Ignore Terms in the File Name when Identifying
  23. [Collection] Update Your Folder's Credentials
  24. [Display] Choose your Interface Language
  25. [Identification] Add Special Episodes
  26. [Display] Use your own Posters / Backgrounds (PC/MAC)
  27. [Display] Zappiti Db Community, how to share your Movie Covers and Fanarts
  28. [Features] Use Zappiti Soundtrack Edito
  29. [Features] Download Subtitles
  30. [Account] Release a Zappiti 4K Token ?
  31. [Configuration] Set Zappiti Video on Start-up
  32. [Network] Create an Offline Movie Collection for Zappiti Media Player
  33. [Network] Create a Windows Shared Folder to be Visible on Zappiti
  34. [Network] Can't Access to a Windows Folder on Zappiti Player
  35. [Display] Manage the Articles Used For the Video Sorting
  36. [Features] Add a Video in Child Mode
  37. [Features] Reset the Child Mode Pin Code
  38. [Features] Switch to Child Mode
  39. [Features] Add a Group in Child Mode
  40. [Features] View Notifications Messages
  41. [Display] Use the Overscan and the 2.35:1 Mode
  42. [Display] Display Glass Effect on Posters
  43. [Display] Customize the Poster Layout
  44. [Display] Change the Theme
  45. [Display] Show Top Covers
  46. Add a Request for a Future New Feature on Zappiti Uservoice
  47. [Display] Manage Zappiti Video Translations
  48. [Display] Update Translations
  49. [Features] Access Advanced Tasks
  50. [Advanced] Become a Beta Tester
  51. [Features] Set the Installer / Integrator Mode
  52. [Features] Exhibition Mode (for Distributors And Resellers)
  53. [Display] Refresh the Seen States in Zappiti Video
  54. [Display] Change the Pictures
  55. [Features] See the Bonus
  56. [Features] Activate the Parental Control
  57. [Display] Sort your Items
  58. Tips and Tricks
  59. [Features] Generate a CSV File from a Collection
  60. [Settings] View the List of Available Zappiti Servers
  61. [Identification] Add a Folder Containing your Personal Videos
  62. [Identification] Cancel a Movie Identification
  63. [UPDATE] Impossible to Update Zappiti player in Beta Version
  64. [Collection] Add a Movie to an Existing Group
  65. [Collection] Create a Movie Group
  66. [Beta] Become a Beta Tester
  67. [Beta] Beta for Zappiti Video (Zappiti Player, PC, MAC)
  68. [Beta] Beta for Zappiti Video Control on Android (Mobile)
  69. [Beta] Beta for Zappiti Server on Synology
  70. [Beta] Beta for Zappiti Server on Asustor
  71. [Beta] Beta for Zappiti Video Control on iOS
  72. [Display] Buy the Silver Theme
  73. [Collection] Rename a Collection
  74. [Collections] Clean all Empty Groups
  75. [Identification] Videos Hard to Identify
  76. [Categories] Add a Category in the Showcase
  77. [Categories] Move a Categorie
  78. [Categories] Create a Category or Modify an Exisiting Category
  79. [Categories] Delete a category
  80. [Categories] Change / Modify Categories for a Video
  81. [Problems] Firewall Settings for Zappiti Server on Windows
  82. [Features] Add Personal Subtitles
  83. [Beta] Unsubscribe from the Zappiti Video Control Beta Version for Android tablets and smartphones
  84. [Beta] Unsubscribe from the Zappiti Video Beta Version (PC, MAC, Zappiti Player)
  85. [Settings] Update Zappiti Video
  86. [Network] Impossible to Access to Zappiti Cloud Server
  87. [Problem] Problem, error messages when you launch a video
  88. [Features] Activate / Deactivate Menu Blu-ray Option
  89. [Network] Problem to access files on a Mac
  90. [Settings] Add / release a token
  91. [Collection] Logout From a Collection
  92. [Problems] Problems Resolutions
  93. [Features] Black Screen Issue on a Windows Computer
  94. [Account] Token Error Message "Account / token already used"
  95. [identification] Prerequisites for proper identification (rules for naming folders and video files)
  96. [PC/MAC] Zappiti Video software for PC and MAC

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