Get thumbnail from local media. Currently, it only supports for video.


2.0.0-rc.33 years ago3 years agoMinified + gzip package size for @n1ru4l/react-native-thumbnail in KB



Get thumbnail from local media. Currently, it only supports for video.

Getting started

$ npm install react-native-thumbnail --save

Mostly automatic installation

$ react-native link react-native-thumbnail

Manual installation


  1. In XCode, in the project navigator, right click LibrariesAdd Files to [your project's name]
  2. Go to node_modulesreact-native-thumbnail and add RNThumbnail.xcodeproj
  3. In XCode, in the project navigator, select your project. Add libRNThumbnail.a to your project's Build PhasesLink Binary With Libraries
  4. Run your project (Cmd+R)<


  1. Open up android/app/src/main/java/[...]/MainActivity.java
  • Add import com.reactlibrary.RNThumbnailPackage; to the imports at the top of the file
  • Add new RNThumbnailPackage() to the list returned by the getPackages() method
  1. Append the following lines to android/settings.gradle:
    include ':react-native-thumbnail'
    project(':react-native-thumbnail').projectDir = new File(rootProject.projectDir,     '../node_modules/react-native-thumbnail/android')
  2. Insert the following lines inside the dependencies block in android/app/build.gradle:
    compile project(':react-native-thumbnail')


import RNThumbnail from 'react-native-thumbnail';

RNThumbnail.get(filepath).then((result) => {
  console.log(result.path); // thumbnail path


RNThumbnail.get supports a second argument which is a object with the following possible options:

  • timestamp (currently ios only): The timestamp of the thumbnail in seconds (calculates the frame based on the FPS of the video). Default Value: 0

If you find any bugs or have a feature request, please open an issue on github!

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