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This is a placeholder topic to explain the various image types. It needs improvements


Plugins and third party metadata fetchers can save images with a particular name which refer to corresponding elements in Media Browser.

This topic will give a brief description of these images

note: images can either be .jpg or .png


folder.jpg

  • This is the “poster” of a movie / series (including seasons)
  • [needs improvement]

backdrop.jpg

  • This is the background image of the folder
  • Backdrops will rotate if named in sequence, ie. backdrop.jpg, backdrop1.jpg, backdrop2.jpg ect
  • [needs improvement]

banner.jpg

  • this is the banner of a series
  • rarely used for movies
  • [needs improvement]

clearart.png

  • ClearArt for a movie music artist or series
  • used for metadata retrieved through fanart.tv
  • [needs improvement]

logo.png

  • ClearLogo for a movie music artist or series
  • used for metadata retrieved through fanart.tv
  • [needs improvement]

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