YouTube: Custom Video Thumbnail Tutorial

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    • #86333

      Hello, fellow video makers/content creators, I am here to teach anybody who is interested in making their channel look more professional by adding custom thumbnails to their videos.

      Step By Step:

      1. Open your Internet Browser
      2. Go to http://www.pixlr.com
      3. Scroll down & click on create an image
      4. Set resolution of 1280×720/1920×1080
      5. Pick a background of a royalty free image source
      6. Add text and a png file describing the video
      7. Save your new thumbnail

    • #212775

      Love the editor pixlr, Previously i am using http://www.toolpic.com which is exactly same like the one you shared, really a great tutorial can you also make one on toolpic. Love it

    • #214465

      Thank you for this i always use pixlr because its a good editor for me. I didnt know that it can be used to make thumbnail for youtube custom videos lol. I am planning to use custom video thumbnail for my maryann farrugia youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn2IzUy8h90gE4OMHiBy2Rg)

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