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Force Media Update?

Sometimes I download songs from various sources, and they aren't put in the requisite media folder on external storage. The media scanner can still find them, but the only way I have found to do this ...
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Floating controls for audio player

Is there any way, or any audio player software that has the feature, to play/pause an audio file without opening the player app, e.g. via a floating button (like softkey) or a hard button? I am ...
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Is there a media player that sorts WMA in track order?

I'm using an HTC Desire with 2.2 and the stock media player annoyingly sorts the tracks in alphabetical order. According to MediaMonkey the files have the correct track order tag in them. Is there a ...
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How should I stop media players from constantly auto-starting?

I have a lot of problems whenever I install media players. Some times one will trigger another player, othertimes both players will be triggered if I plug in the aux output cable into my car. ...
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Is there any way to control the stereo balance of the audio playback

I cant find any controls/settings that allow this...not all of us have perfectly balanced ears
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Media Player starts playing when I unplug headphones

The stock media player on my phone has an annoying behaviour. Whenever I unplug the headphones, if the media player is paused or not running, it immediately starts running and playing my playlist. ...
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Is there any documentation on the correct/expected directory structure of the external memory card?

There's a couple of issues that i have with the way Android sees my card... The Gallery App shows CD artwork as a separate photo album. I want to exclude some things from shuffle playback by the ...
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How to exclude certain folders from getting scanned by music player?

I have some audiobooks on my phone, but I don't want to hear these when I play "All music". Is it possible to exclude some folders from getting added to the library? What are the file types that ...
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Is there a media player which doesn't lose current track when mounting/unmounting the SD card?

I've got an Xperia X10. I listen to audio books, so I'd like to keep my position in the playlist. Whenever I mount the SD card using USB, the standard media player, Mediascape, lose both the ...
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What's a good app for managing media files?

I prefer to manually organize my media (music, podcasts, video) on my SD card using a file manager (as opposed to letting the media player organize it all by tags, because it mixes music with podcasts ...
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Is there something in the Android architecture that prevents people from creating MP3 players that read embedded lyrics?

When I play certain MP3 files (such as lessons from JapanesePod101.com) on my iPod Touch, lyrics or transcripts that are embedded in the MP3 files are displayed in the media player. I find this to be ...
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Is there a music player that supports play counts and smart playlists?

I'm looking for a music player for Android that supports smart playlists and play count metadata like the iPod and iTunes. Ideally I'd like something that: Keeps track of statistics like last ...
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Is there a media center extender app for Android?

Is there an app that will work as a Windows or Linux media center extender?
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How can I install additional audio/video codecs on Android?

Does android separate the module between video player and video codec? If so, how do we install more codec to the system?
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audio player ala winamp on android?

is there any audio player that works similar to winamp? so it can play most importantly files from within a folder (whole folder or one file) playlists streams
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Are there any video players with commercial skip for Android?

I have a TiVo Series 3 and the TiVo Desktop Plus software, which I use to convert shows for playback on my iPod Touch. I'd love to find a video player that would have 30 second/commercial skip for an ...
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Why won't my android video player display media in the correct aspect ratio

I'm using a Samsung Vibrant (Galaxy S) and when I play M4V video files, ostensibly formatted for IPhone, the device stretches the image to fit the screen rather than letterboxing. I can't find any ...
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Is it possible to exclude some folders on the sd card from being added to my playlist in the standard android player?

I use the android media player to listen to music. Last week I installed an app that brings a lot of sounds with it in mp3 format and saves them on the SD Card to prevent the app from cluttering my ...
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Is there an Android media payer that allows you to speed up an mp3?

Is there a media player for android that can play an mp3 10% faster or slower if the user wants to?