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Is there a way to separate downloaded videos and camera videos?

So I recently got a Galaxy S4 and switched from Apple to Android. I like to download music videos to watch offline but when I moved the videos onto my phone, I found out that the music videos are ...
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How to record videos with LG G2 Mini with a lower quality or resolution?

Is there a way to force the camera app of the LG G2 Mini to record videos that don't take up a large number of mb for just a few seconds of video? I think it's recording at 1080p, or some other high ...
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Why does video screen get brighter and how to prevent it?

This happens on Nexus 7 2013 (Google stock 5.0.2) and also happens on Galaxy Note 12.2 tablet (Samsung stock 4.4.2). I am in a dark room. I have set the system brightness to the minimum (let us call ...
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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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CNBC.com: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (Kitkat4.2) CNBC Video not Playable on Unrooted Galaxy Tab?

I spoke to support at CNBC and the very polite tech told me that Kitkat contained a new Samsung video player which did not contain a compatible codec for video on cnbc.com. I've been poking around ...
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How do I play my HTC 3d videos on my 3d TV?

I have an LG 47LM6200 HD 1080p 3d TV. I have an HTC3d phone. How do I get the videos to play on my TV?
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Possible to Alter and Differentiate Between Media Audio/Sounds?

What I mean by this question is if it's possible to mute one app that plays sound/audio directly to the media stream(?), and keep another app that is directly affected by the media sound slider with ...
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how do i rename the video file after i export it?

I downloaded some videos to my android tablet from drop box. I then edited the videos together as one file and am ready to upload to a business site which the files are required to be named a specific ...
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How can I find out the dimensions/resolution of a downloaded video file?

My only device = An Android tablet (4.0.3), no laptop. Long ago, I used to have a laptop, but circumstances have left me with (technology wise) only an Android tablet (4.0.3). When I used to have a ...
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Galaxy S5 / Lollipop: video player not showing video, only audio

I have a strange problem with my Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android Lollipop 5.0 with all available OTA updates up to today. I wanted to remote control a specific app from my Mac and tried out a few ...
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Occasional video playback error on video in website?

I have a weird scenario, as I have a website for mobile devices. There is a video player (HTML5) present in the website, now when I play the videos from mobiles almost all of the mobiles seems to work ...
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reduce size of videos

Videos made on my android device have a size of about 70 MByte per minute. How to reduce to size of the videos? I guess (but don't know) that a clever CPU intensive transformation with a better ...
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Recover photos and videos from s3 (no sd or root)

Basically someone deleted photos from my dads phone. He doesn't have a sd card and his Galaxy S3 is not rooted. Is there any way to get them back?
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FFMPEG on Android doesn't provide the exact crop that I need at position X,Y

I'm using ffmpeg -y -i in.mp4 -filter:v crop: 720:720:0:0 O -threads 5 -preset ultrafast -strict -2 out.mp4 The original video is on a Samsung S3 and I want to cut it to a square 720x720 starting ...
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Using FFMPEG on Android to crop a video into a smaller square does not crop at exact x,y

I'm using ffmpeg -y -i in.mp4 -filter:v crop: 720:720:0:0 O -threads 5 -preset ultrafast -strict -2 out.mp4 the original video is on a Samsung S3 and I want to cut it to a square 720x720 starting at ...
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How can I watch videos from the BBC web site on a device with an ARMv6 processor?

The BBC web site has many pages with videos, e.g. http://www.bbc.co.uk/academy/technology/article/art20150206154333467 On Android, the page prompts me to install the "BBC Media Player" app, but ...
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how can i download movies on Acer A200

How can i download video torrents onto an Acer A200? I've tried several apps from Google Play including Bittorrent and uTorrent. I tried PotLocker as well. I don't know what else to try. This is my ...
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Use an android phone as a monitor screen with AV-in wire?

I'd like to use my phone instead of a TV as a small display monitor (with a cable, not wifi). I have a couple of devices which have AV out on them, what I'd like to do is show their output on my phone ...
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how to get the address of video from android gallery

How can i get the address of video from gallery. for example: open gallery and pick video then get the video address : /sdcard/myvideo.mp4
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Green screen/freeze during videos/gifs

Since a few days, I've some troubles when I watch gifs/videos on my nexus 4. The phone freeze at the beginning of the video, then the screen turn green, and during 4/5 minutes I can't do anything. I ...
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Where does YouTube's offline feature store video files?

I'm using YouTube offline feature on my Android device, so that I can playback the offline videos within the YouTube app even there is no internet connection. When I searched for any of the video ...
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Strange Glitch with Youtube on S4

i have a strange glitch on an S4 phone the screen goes "crazy" when the video tries to play Device : S4 I9500 version : 4.4.2 NC1 Youtube : 10.02.3 see the following video ...
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How can I stream my android phone screen to my laptop computer?

I am mostly trying to solve a low resolution problem when watching Google Play movies as on my Windows 8.1 PC many of them are not available in HD quality. As Android phones have access to higher ...
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landscape camera preview while phone is in portrait?

How come this isn't possible? From what I understand, the only way to do this is to crop the vertical video to the proper aspect ratio. But wouldn't this loose a lot of pixels? That's what this app ...
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Videos won't play

A couple of days ago, my HTC ONE began experiencing some problems. It can't stream videos on any site, whether it's YouTube, or social media like Instagram, Facebook, etc. If I use Chrome, search up ...
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how to view web video in media player instead of browser

Playing media inside the browser is terrible. Until recently when I found a video I wanted to watch on a web page, I would send it to the app Downloader by Mirmay, because it would allow me to play it ...
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Crop a video on Android [closed]

I cannot find an app that could crop a video on Android -- that's not trimming, for which there are many, but zooming on an area and cropping the rest. Is there such an app out there?
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Unusually large file size of recorded video

The videos I record on my phone are significantly bigger in size than videos of similar or higher quality that my friends seem to record. I've tried to change the settings but to no avail. I'm ...
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Embedded YouTube videos have sound but no video

Whenever I come across a page with an embedded YouTube video and press play then the sound will be heard but the video will be blank (a black screen). The controls work just fine - it's just that I ...
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HDMI output flickering in Hummingbird allwinner A20

I'm using Hummingbird allwinner a20 development board, I'm playing 1080p video on this board and working fine with 7" LCD but when I connect HDMI cable to it video and audio not playing well in LED TV ...
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Why instagram Video playing slower

Why do the videos I post in instagram become slower like slow motion?so the sound is correct 15 seconds but the video keeps playing more than 15 seconds due to the slower motion than it should be.I ...
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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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AVI Movie Playback on Samsung Grand Neo

I bought the Samsung Grand Neo as I fly many short 2 hour flights and wanted a simple way to watch my stored movies. Almost all of my movies are in AVI format and I have downloaded many 3rd party ...
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Android 4.4.2 youtube/video stuck in pause

Got me a shiny new Hudl 2 (8.3" Wi-Fi tablet with Android 4.4.2). It's nice. It does the gmail and the facebook, etc. What it doesn't do is play video from youtube, or other sources such as the BBC. ...
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How to play Blue-ray discs

Were stuck in a hotel for another week and I have a MINIX NEO X8-H with Android 4.4 installed, a USB DVD/Blue-ray player for a PC and 8 Blue-ray discs I brought. I thought there would be an easy way ...
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Cannot play video, android 4.4.4

Well hello, I have a really troublesome and strange problem. Point is, I cannot play any video. Litterally NONE. Any type of video presented in ANY app cannot play, including advertisements. Running ...
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How to convert raw video file (.ign) to .mp4?

I want to get videos out of Aakash iTutor (education tablet with Android 4.1) to store them on my PC. I found out where the videos actually are in the educhip (memory card). The videos had their ...
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Some videos can't be viewed properly on Nexus 5

I've recently tried downloading several videos to my Nexus 5 (currently running Lollipop Dev Preview, but I had this issue on 4.4.4 as well), but the videos tend not to work--they play for the first ...
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Android compresses all the photos I see online

My HTC One M7 (ARHD 81.0) is compressing all the photos/videos I see online. Instagram? Compressed (even more than normal). Imgur on Chrome? Compressed. Photos from bacon reader? Compressed. Google ...
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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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Possible to play YouTube videos at 2x speed?

So I use a Galaxy S5. I'd like to play YouTube videos (or videos anywhere else) at 2x speed, but I can't find any options for that. Is it possible to find a way to do this on Android?
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Video data location from external camera?

Can anyone tell me the file, directory or path in an Android device that camera data would be sent to from an external video camera that is connected via WiFi or Bluetooth (like a WiFi enabled GoPro ...
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4K Video Recording with the Camera2 API

In the Android Lollipop, Google released the Camera2 API. Does this mean in Lollipop, any phone with a 5MP camera would be able to shoot 2K video and any 13MP camera would be able to shoot 4K video, ...
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YouTube videos all choppy

Has anyone seen this behavior when playing videos in the YouTube app? I've tried clearing both the cache and data for the app, but it did not help. Note in the screenshot how the video is all choppy ...
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Dailymotion synced videos stopped playing both online and offline

I have a collection of dalymotion synced videos on my Nexus 10.Videos played fine offline and online until the app was updated (two versions ago) after which synced videos stopped playing regardless ...
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Quickest way to sync video taken with Android to computer

I'm taking a video on my Nexus 5 and I want to view it on my computer immediately afterward. What's the quickest way to do that? Here are the options I know about, please tell me if there's something ...
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Where does Android 4.4+ temporarily copy video files to when playing them over usb in windows directly?

I was trying to play some big video files (~3gb) on my device in windows while my nexus 5 was connected over usb. (usb debugging disabled) The video didn't play right away however, as it first had to ...
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Does the screen resolution matter for video players?

Following on from my question over at video.ex, do media/video players downscale a video if the resolution is bigger than the screen resolution? I'm wondering if it really matters if a phone/tablet ...
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Cannot play video on web browser

Every time I try to play a video inserted in a web page, it appears an error message "this video cannot be played". I can play the video only if it it comes from youtube I cannot install flash ...
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How to jump to next chapter when playing back videos?

I'm trying to play back .mp4 videos that have chapters embedded in them. They play fine on desktop players like VLC, and on my iPod, but I can't select/choose/jump to these chapter markers on Android. ...