gives a thumbnail version of an image.

Thumbnail["filename"] and Thumbnail["url"]
gives a thumbnail version of the image file stored in or the URL .

gives a thumbnail with the specified maximum pixel size.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • Possible sizes include Tiny, Small, Medium, and Large.
  • Thumbnail["filename"] can be used to read and create a thumbnail from a very large image file whose size could exceed available memory.
  • Thumbnail["filename"] works with TIFF, JPEG, and PNG files.
  • If image is smaller than the specified thumbnail size, padding is added around the image. Use Padding to specify the value of the padded pixels.
  • With Padding->None, no padding is added to the small image dimensions.
  • When applied to color images, Thumbnail always returns an RGB image.
  • Thumbnail works with Image3D objects.
Introduced in 2008
| Updated in 2014