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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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media player full screen

when the music player is on the s5 has a default "lockscreen! Problem is, when the device is in you pocket it can open the music player locscreen and change the track without you want to. the rest of ...
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webm video support on Cowon Z2

The Cowon Z2 mp3/video player supports almost all video and audio formats. However, webm is not explicitly listed on the products page They list following video formats as supported: Xvid H.264 Wmv ...
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Create a Music streaming device

I currently own a media stream, MyGica, and a Samsung Galaxy S4. I would like to create a media server on the MyGica (running android 4.2) that will let me stream music from my S4 to the MyGica while ...
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I want to keep music player open

I listen to long podcasts. I am using the native google Play Music. When I download a podcast, it automatically opens music player, which is fine. But as soon as I go to my home screen the player ...
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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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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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Can't play this video error

So i was downloading video files(episodes) from internet it was all working fine i was using ADM download manager and then i got notification mobile memory full transfer to sd card so i did and now ...
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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
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How do I get an android media player without going to the google play store ? I will transfer the media player to the smartphone using bluetooth [duplicate]

How do I get an android media player without going to the google play store ? I will transfer the media player to the smartphone using bluetooth. step 1: I download the android media player to my ...
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Determine if the phone supports cover art image files and the right filename and format

My music library master is stored in my PC, and I sync to my phone on a regular basis. Most of my album covers are stored in separate image files inside the related album folder, whereas very few of ...
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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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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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PDF Reader with MP3 player?

I'm learning a new language using a PDF book and audio dialogues on an Android tablet. My problem is to have a MP3 player near my PDF viewer so I can start/stop audio reading text. Is there an ...
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Video player to play all files? [closed]

As VLC is not available for android, which Android player supports most video formats (and faster and lighter if possible)? For example currently i use kascend media player, it can also play flv files ...
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Play DVDs on an android device (preferably Google TV) AS DVDs (no conversions, please)

I saw these two questions: Can android phones play DVD-format movies over WIFI? And how to watch DVDs on my Captivate However, neither of these questions address what I would like to do. I have a ...
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Is it possible to get bbciplayer working on an arm v6 device?

Have been playing about flashing modded firmware to an older android device which has an arm v6 processor and have been disappointed in not being able to view any media through bbciplayer either ...
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How to modify functionality (skip song, play, pause) with side phone volume keys?

This is a really requested feature in a lot of forum, but I haven't found any convincing solution. I'd like that my volume keys: If simple (short) press both together, pause/play. If simple (short) ...
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How to add cover art for MX Player?

Can I add cover art to movies listed in MX Player, similar to cover art for MP3s?
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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 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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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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Removing Gmail app for guest device in my home

I recently picked up an HTC One V phone for practically free. I want to use it as a "media device" in my home. I have it hooked up to a dock and would like to have Netflix/Pandora/Play Music (linked ...
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How to auto-restart media playback when connecting the headphones

I am looking for a way to restart media playback where it was stopped as soon as I reconnect the headphones. I know there was a media player with this feature (I cannot remember which one), but I did ...