Before you upload your app to the TV Store you should create display images for your app. When your published app is approved for placement in the TV Store there are three images used to showcase your app:
All three images are composited into one display in the TV Store. The following are examples of these three images (icon, bookmark, and sidebar) for the Yahoo! Bookmark Sample app and the Yahoo! Sports app as displayed in the TV Store:
The first image needed for the TV Store is an icon image called the Store Icon File. The icon should be 44x44 pixels. The icon is displayed on a black background. The following is an example icon for the Yahoo! Sports app:
Capture the bookmark and sidebar sample image using the Create TV Store Shots menu item from the Applications→Yahoo! CTV-ADK menu. The composited image is created in the PNG format (with the appropriate transparency). Follow these steps:
tvstoreshots directory is created on your
Desktop. The bookmark and sidebar images are composited into one image for the TV Store. Press the Enter key to close the terminal window.
tvstoreshots directory. Open the most recent timestamped directory. The composited bookmark-sidebar image
screenshot-tvstore-540.png has been created
in the timestamped folder in the
Submit the composited bookmark-sidebar image as the Store Image File and the icon image as the Store Icon File to the TV Store.
Here’s an example of the composited image