An application that renders audio and / or video media files on a device.

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Prevent phone from automatically lowering media volume

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII Skyrocket. Everytime I unplug my headphones/auxiliary cord from my phone and plug it back in, the media volume gets lowered to about 60%, system-wide, regardless of media ...
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Good combination for playing media from SMB/CIFS share?

Currently I am using ES File Explorer + MX Player to play audio and video files for this. Unfortunately it has some problems: MX Player sees only current playing file, not a directory. So I can't ...
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Is there an Android media payer that allows you to speed up an mp3? [closed]

Is there a media player for android that can play an mp3 10% faster or slower if the user wants to?
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Is there audio player app which remembers my last position in a track? [migrated]

I'm looking for an audio player application which can remember where I've left the track. Example: I'm listening track A and at time 8:52 I pause the track. Then I decide to listen track B. And at ...
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Song Information Will Not Update

I was going through some music that I have on my computer, but when putting it onto my Samsung Galaxy S6 for media, I noticed that several albums had incorrect info (usually something like "1976 - ...
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How can I repeat each song in a playlist n times?

I have a playlist with 3 songs: a.mp3, b.mp3 and c.mp3. I want to have it play as follows. When I play the playlist, a.mp3 plays for 4 times. Then it goes to b.mp3 and plays it for 4 times. Lastly, it ...
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The video file cannot be played (on Galaxy S)

Last few days my video files cannot be played on my Samsung Galaxy S and I do not know why. I select a video and I choce to wath it with the android's video player and I have the message below : "The ...
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Incoming SMS opens video player on Galaxy S5

Incoming SMS messages from my wife's iPhone almost always cause my Galaxy S5 to attempt to open a media player app (video player, Pandora, YouTube, etc). No other SMS or MMS messages from any other ...
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Play recorded video at the recorded FPS

I have a OnePlus One. I am able to record videos at 60 FPS and 120 FPS but the videos are slowed down to 30 FPS when they are being played back because the app assumes that I want to see them in slow ...
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Create a playlist of Offline videos in YouTube

YouTube's offline feature allows downloading selected videos so that they can be viewed later, without internet. I downloaded few of these from different publishers and now have set of such videos in ...
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4answers
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How to properly play 720p/1080p media with subtitles through MHL (HDMI out)?

I own a Galaxy Note and got a MHL cable for watching movies on my Sony Bravia. I'm having some problems for playing it nicelly. With hardware decoding: Only the stock samsung "Video Player" is able ...
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Bluetooth Car Disconnects :(

Having a pretty irritating issue with my bluetooth connection and my car. The phone will connect up no problem, but as soon as you try to play a track, switch apps or sometimes even unlock the phone, ...
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Can't play currently recorded mp4 videos on my android phone

I have a gopro camera which records MP4 videos. My android phone was always capable of playing these files; but recently I have recorded two videos and my phone just says I do not support this type of ...
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1answer
580 views

Turn Android TV Device into Public Media Player

I've got an Android TV device here and we want to use it in a public media display. We've got a few problems to solve: 1) Have the device turn on when it received power: Looks like this would be a ...
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How can I use an Android phone as a media player?

Is it possible for me to have a central Android phone connected to my old stereo that will let me cast media from any iOS or Android device on my house? If so how?
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Video Player App for MKV?

Having trouble finding an app that will smoothly play .MKV (matroska video) files. (For those unfamiliar with the format, MKV is commonly used for HD video.) The popular QQ, Mobo, Mvideo, and MX ...
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What are methods to play audio/video files from a tablet onto a media center?

I need to have my kodi-based entertainment platform account for android tablets to play high definition media files (audio and video) located on the tablet. Kodi runs on an ARMv7 board, such as the ...
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3answers
71k views

Unable to view videos - Message: “sorry, video cannot be played”

I have a strange issue. I have downloaded some WMV files on my Android to watch them while offline. I watched some of them and now all of a sudden I see "sorry, video cannot be played". None of the ...
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android device as Digital Media Renderer (the DMR of DLNA)?

So I have this cheap MK802 android devince connected to my old TV, I want MK802 to be as a digital TV box, which could receive pushed media content from DLNA sources. Are there any good DMR app for ...
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What media formats are supported in Android?

I am new to Android, and I'm learning. For example, most of my old music files were FLV and SWF files, which my phone and tablet won't play, and I can't seem to get extensions for Chrome to play them. ...
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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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Local media players won't play audio on movies

I have a generic Android set top box. It works fine mostly, except it won't play audio for .avi, .mkv, mp4, etc. files. I can successfully hear audio on movies via NetFlix and YouTube, but if I ...
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“Can't play this video” error

I was downloading video files (episodes) from internet. It was all working fine. I was using ADM Download Manager, and then I got a notification "Internal memory is full, transfer to SD Card?" So I ...
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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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2answers
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System audio files appearing in playlist

I wasn't satisfied with the selection of sounds the phone was giving me for the alarm, so I installed ES File Explorer and picked out some ringtone sounds from the phone's system/media/audio folder. ...
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4answers
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Optimum video codec for low end Android phones?

While I know Android phones play mp4 the best, I wanted to know what other specification in this container is the best for playback, (the bitrate, resolution, fps etc). Or perhaps some other codec/...
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Android video streaming from self signed https

We have an android application which is used to play videos. The videos are encrypted and stored in SD cards. The application has a small web server that then decrypts the video on the fly and streams ...
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Media Player shows deleted songs

I had some songs in my phone and then I deleted all the songs and I factory reset my phone but still all media players shows the songs but it can't play only the name and pictures is shown. How do I ...
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Is it possible to play DVDs (or other “optical” media) from file images on Android?

Is it possible to open DVDs (possibly with all their multimedia features) from a file image on Android ? (e.g. Nexus Player) P.S.: Is other optical media handled similar to DVDs from file images, in ...
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Default music player restarting song on Bluetooth reconnect

When my s4 mini pairs with my car stereo, the headset can control operation of the music layer ok, except when I turn off the car then turn it back on, it has restarted the currently playing song, not ...
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VLC speed play in Android app

In VLC player there is a "faster" and "slower" button that makes the video go faster or slower so that if you need to learn something (for example a guitar solo) you can slow it down a bit or if ...
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AC3 codec for MX Player

Since the latest MX Player upgrade, AC3 is not included because of some licensing issues. How can I add a codec to MX player? I did search the play store, but all codecs seem to be connected to a ...
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Music players that can import M3U playlists? [closed]

OK, so it seems that (unbelievably) Winamp for Android is so extremely stupidly designed that it can't import M3U playlists. So, I want a player that can import M3U playlists. I'm running ...
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How can I play back audio at a slower rate?

I'm doing speech to text to an audio file. While on PC what I do is slow down the audio in VLC. But at the time I have no access to one. How can I do this on Android?
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Syncing between Windows 7 and Android Jellybean with Winamp

I want to sync my Samsung Galaxy S3 4G to my Windows 7 PC with Winamp so I can easily sync playlists to and from my phone and computer. So I followed the instructions in Winamp's official blog: http://...
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1answer
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How to make Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 play AC3?

I have a film in the .AVI format, with an SRT subtitle file, and an AC3 audio track. I used the S/W decoder function. The film can be played with/without the subtitles, and the AC3 file itself can ...
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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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Motorola Triumph changes Volume between Songs or with Notifications

I have a VirginMobile Motorola Triumph, stock but rooted. I listen to music with both Pandora and Google's Play Music app. When listening to music, the volume has two modes, 'soft', in which all the ...
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What is AwesomePlayer?

In looking in my logs I see AwesomePlayer running. I am currently not playing any media, so I'm wondering what it is, and why it's running. My device is a Samsung Galaxy S3.
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Pressing volume keys causes songs to skip

Device: Motorola Defy (MB525), running Android ICS (4.0.4), CyanogenMod 9-20121116-NIGHTLY-jordan Issue: Whenever I'm listening to songs on any song app, If I press either volume up or down keys when ...
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how to disable android headset/aux volume limit?

While using my old Samsung Exhibit II 4G and now on my relatively new LG Nexus 4, I have noticed that music or media playback through headphones or auxiliary cable stops after about 30 or so seconds ...
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Can't play video

I just want to know what could be reasons when video can't be played while streaming online though site using flash it shows error can't play video. I am using Chrome browser on my Sony Xperia SP ...
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xbmc hangs on video loading

I've installed xbmc media center: http://xbmc.org/download I added a video program ("The Daily Show") -- but I can't access the video files -- because it says "Working..." and nothing happens. The ...
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what app/script is responsible for video media?

When podcast videos or youtube videos or flash videos play, what app is behind that? I'd like to be able to use that script/app to as a trigger for tasker to do something whenever ANY video is ...
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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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Media Player stuck on 00:00 (randomly) when opened

My usual listening habits are to listen to podcasts with Doggcatcher sometimes followed by listening to some music (currently using PlayerPro) (on my Samsung Galaxy S4) while driving. Periodically, ...
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CM9 skips to the next song, even on short presses

I have a Motorola Defy (MB525), running Android ICS (4.0.4), CyanogenMod 9-20121116-NIGHTLY-jordan, and the option to skip to the next / previous songs on a long press of the volume buttons is active. ...
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How can I play .DAT files (VideoCD format) in Android?

Is there anyway to play .DAT files (from the MPEGAV folder of a VideoCD)? I have a Samsung Galaxy S II (GT-i9100).
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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