Comment 35 for bug 289338

(In reply to comment #18)
> I've completely removed mplayerthumbs from my systems and installed
> kffmpegthumbnailer instead. No more memory problems for me. Plus,
> kffmpegthumbnailer is really snappy, even on a netbook.

+1, but it has its own problems, and from time to time generates poor quality thumbnails. Are you using bittorrent? :)