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YouTube will soon add a helpful storyboard feature that will help you more easily navigate videos.
The feature, as first spotted by Digital Inspiration, lets you hover your mouse over any point in the video timeline to see a single thumbnail, making it easier to find your favorite part of that talking dog video or that catchy Internet love song.
Netflix and Hulu’s video players already feature thumbnail previews, so YouTube is playing catch up to its video service peers.
At present, YouTube only generates three thumbnails to represent a video’s beginning, middle and end. But the new feature will allow up to 100 thumbnails per video, and these thumbnail images can be arranged into a 10-by-10 grid to see how the action progresses. To get this to work, just drag your mouse point through different points of the video to collect the images for a storyboard.
The new storyboard feature is rolling out right now, but it’s unclear when it will be standard for every video. You can see the new feature in action in the following video:
Photo and video via Labnol.org
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