21st October 2019

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What are thumbnails in DCIM?

By the way, DCIM is the standard name for the folder that holds photographs, and is the standard for pretty much any device, whether smartphone or camera; it is short for "digital camera IMages." Another BTW: when a folder name is prefixed with a period, then it is a hidden folder in Android (such as .thumbnails).

What is a thumbnail file?

Thumbs.db is much like its name. It stores graphics, movie, and some document files then generates a preview of the folder contents using a thumbnail cache. These folders are generated automatically by Windows so that folder content doesn't need to be recalculated every time the folder is viewed.

Can I delete Dthumb files?

Thumbs.db is much like its name. It stores graphics, movie, and some document files then generates a preview of the folder contents using a thumbnail cache. You can safely delete any thumbs.db file although Windows will automatically recreate it unless thumbs.db is disabled.