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How to control or change video thumbnails of videos uploaded to Google Drive?

I have uploaded some videos to Google Drive. It chooses as the thumbnail for the file some random screenshot from well into the video, rather than the first frame. Is there a way to choose the first frame as the thumbnail during the upload process, or change the thumbnail after the file has been uploaded?
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Looks like that is not something you can change yet:

https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/docs/UyfJ6XhXtJQ

I found another thread on the topic dated 2013 that makes it seem the functionality still hasn't happened.

I also tried on my own and couldn't find anything.

I'm sorry.

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Katie - I fear you are correct, but I hope you are not. It is almost as if Google is limiting video functionality on Google Drive to "encourage" people to post videos on Youtube instead. Let's see if anyone comes up with an alternative.