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I'm not sure that if you are asking for help on image thumbnail creating? if so, you can check out this post articel on how to create image thumbnail by using visual basic laguage of an image reading and processing SDK, if you are developer using other programming language, you can directly convert the vb codes.
Public Function CreateThumbnail(ImageID As Integer, Width As Integer, Height As Integer) As Integer
Public Function CreateThumbnail(ImageID As Integer, Width As Integer, Height As Integer, BackColor As Color) As Integer