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How can I play a RealMedia stream?

I would like to play the RealMedia streams at http://www.cs.princeton.edu/theory/index.php/Main/AdditiveCombinatoricsMinicourse . I have installed the RealPlayer beta but all that happens is that the ...
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How do I convert videos for Samsung GT-i5503?

I'm using Samsung GT-i5503 with android version 2.2. I recently updated my Kies application. And after updating when I tried converting videos using Kies Video COnverter from youtube then saved in my ...
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AOSP ROMs Video Playback Capability

I have one problem with AOSP roms and I consider this as the biggest one. I have a Galaxy S3 I9300 running Stock 4.3 deodexed, zipaligned etc. Now with this ROM I am able to play almost all types of ...
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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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HTC One won't play any video after update

My Android HTC One is currently running Android Version 4.4.2, a few days ago it updated a bunch of apps, about 27 I think. I honestly can't remember which updated and which didn't. Since then it ...
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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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Android Chrome playing video shows blank screen, but performs well when full screen

I have a tablet and an android tv stick. Both are on OS 4.1 I have an mp4 video file. On my tablet, the mp4 plays well inside the chrome browser. But on my android tv stick, it shows a blank black ...
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How to watch videos with Hebrew subtitles?

I've bought an adapter for watching movies and tv shows from my smartphone (galaxy s3) to the big screen tv. For some reason, all of the video player apps I've tried so far have problems with ...
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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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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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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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Is it normal that my tablet is slower after having upgraded?

I have a Samgung Galaxy Tab 10.1. I don't remember the version of Android it had when I got it, but in any case I rooted it and upgraded it to Kitkat 4.4.2. However, the performance has been ...
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Turn animated gif into WhatsApp sendable video

I'd like to convert a short gif-animation to a video so I can send it to a friend via WhatsApp. Do you know easy ways to accomplish that (e.g. codec etc.)? Best would be doing it on the device ...
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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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how can make two android devices show the same video simultaneously?

I would like to attach two android tablets to the back of my car head rests so that my two children can watch films on long journeys. I want them to be watching the exact same video at the same time, ...
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How can I preview (watch online) videos while downloading the torrent?

How can I preview (watch online) videos downloaded from torrent? I've tried Torrent Stream Controller with Ace Stream Engine for Android but it seems to be only for torrent tv and I even couldn't ...
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Video Recording stopped because battery was low, restore file?

I just recoreded a Video, and my Android powered down while recording because the battery was completly empty. Now i have a 1,5 GB mp4.tmp file that i cant open with VLC. I have a Nexus 4 with ...
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.htaccess protected HTML5 videos not playing

I have videos in a directory which is protected through .htaccess. I want to deliver the videos by means of the <video> tag. Here is an example: protected video Use test/test to login. ...
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How can I watch movies offline on my Android tablet?

How can I watch movies on my tablet (Asus Transformer tablet with Android 3.2) offline? I recognize that this is a very basic question, however, I can not find any step-by-step instructions on this ...
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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 L Preview, Google released the Camera2 API. Does this mean in L, any phone with a 5MP camera would be able to shoot 2K video and any 13MP camera would be able to shoot 4K video, and is ...
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Autoplay video on device boot

I have a Noontec A9 Android Smart Box TV thingy that needs to play a video on loop for a very long time. I found multiple apps that can do this but I am looking for one that will start playing the ...
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How do I play videos in a loop in the Samsung stock player?

I want to play a video repeatedly in the Samsung stock video player. Is there a way? Samsung Galaxy S3 OS: 4.1.1
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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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VLC plugin in android browser

i found VLC for Android Beta (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.videolan.vlc.betav7neon&hl=sk) which enables to play videos in VLC player on Android. But I need VLC plugin for ...
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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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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. ...
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How can I get videos to play on my Pandigital Multimedia Novel?

YouTube or any other videos won't play. I get music just fine but I can't seem to get videos. I have the Pandigital Multimedia Novel. What can be wrong?
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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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Generate different thumbnails for videos in Gallery

Device: Nexus 7 Android: 4.4.2 Gallery app: 1.1.40304 I have a series of videos with a similar first 30 seconds. The thumbnails for all of them look identical. Is there any way of making the Gallery ...
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Video player with chapter support? [closed]

anonye knows if there's an Android video player that supports chapters embedded into .mp4 videos? Similar to the player on IOS. Thank you
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Unable to play Snapchat videos

I have a samsung galaxy ace and I am unable to view most videos on snapchat that people send to me. I and have tried to rectify the problem by downloading mx player and vlc player and updating to ...
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How some android phone supports 4k video capture and playback while some pc doesn't.? [closed]

I just heard of the Snapdragon 805 specs and i was astonished to see that it supports 4K Video capture and playback, then came to know that some Sony Smartphones already supports 4K Video capture and ...
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Can I attach a USB mic to any Android phone?

Can I attach a USB mic to any Android phone? Which one? I am asking since I need to be able to shoot video with sound clear of noise. Hence, I need the phone to shoot good video quality as ...
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Can android phones play DVD-format movies over WIFI?

I have ripped my library of DVDs to my home server. I play them over WiFi from other PCs. Can an Android phone with HDMI out do the same thing as a media center PC, playing these movies over the ...
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Why chrome shows video in android device, but opera does not?

Opera has built-in proxy and presser of traffic - it is very useful for me. But opera, instead of to show a video, downloads it. It isn't I want. How can I (without root and with android 4.3) learn ...
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Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition won't play video fullscreen

My galaxy note 10.1 (2014 edition) tablet used to be able to show netflix and youtube and other video links fullscreen. Now, the video quality drops dramatically and skips to black screens between ...
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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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NOTE 10.1 (2012) HDMI not displaying correctly

I have an official HDMI adapter for my Note 10.1 and it displays the android desktop perfectly fine, there are side bars but I assume these are due to the resolution of my device not being 1080p. ...
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Record video and send it to server

I want to record a video, and stream it directly to the server while recording (i.e. the video should be saved on the server, not necessarily locally on the Android device). How can this be ...