Image Editing and Image Types

Modified on Wed, 21 Apr 2021 at 08:12 AM

Live TV

Primary - This channel logo is the historic logo used for channels and third party plugins. On newer Emby clients it is used on light colored backgrounds.

LogoLight & LogoLightColor - This channel logo is used on dark colored backgrounds. LogoLightColor is the default logo used but options in clients may allow for use of LogoLight as well.


Here is a example of editing graphics for a Live TV station:


Here are two examples showing how these images are used depending on the background color in use.


Other Content Types Like Movies & TV Shows

If you edit the graphics for a movie or show you would have a screen similar to this.

Here is an example screen showing some of these graphics in use:
Here is a banner view (vs coverart) view of a movie library.  Note in this picture not all movies have a banner so the primary image will be used for images without a banner.

Here is a disc view (vs coverart) view of a movie library.  Note in this picture not all movies have a disc so the primary image will be used for images without a disc.

Here is a logo view (vs coverart) view of a movie library.  Note in this picture not all movies have a logo so the primary image will be used for images without a logo.

Here is a thumb view (vs coverart) view of a movie library.  Note in this picture not all movies have a thumb so the primary image will be used for images without a thumb.


Primary - This is the normal cover art used.
Logo - Option image usually superimposed over backdrops

Backdrops/Fanart - This is the background used behind all other graphics and text.  Many clients can alternate these backgrounds if more than one graphic is present.

Thumb - Used for thumbnail views

Banner - Used for banner views

Disc - Used for disk views

Art - Used in some clients similar to the Logo image type

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