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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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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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Do I have any chance to recover this video?

Using Samsung Galaxy ACE s5830 Android 2.3.6 Well I made a mistake. I was recording an important video with my smartphone (the default video recorder) and then I put the cellphone close to my chest. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Choppy playback of HD video on Jellybean

I run Jellybean on my Galaxy Nexus, and ever since I switched from ICS I've started getting choppy playback of HD video. I used to be able to watch 720p video without any problem in MX Player. If I ...
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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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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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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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Watch video with sub/idx subtitle?

I have MX Player Pro but it does not support sub/idx subtitle. How can I watch videos on my Android device with sub/idx subtitles?
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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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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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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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Why video made with iOS can't be read on Android but the inverse works

I'm currently testing why a video made with an iOS device does not seems to work on my Galaxy S3. Here's the file info from ffmpeg : Video took with Galaxy S3: Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, ...
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Stream media from Play Store on Android To PC

I was just wondering whether it is possible to stream play store content from android to your PC. I know there are ways to stream movies that are stored on the actual device, but I want to be able to ...
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How to enable video autoplay on Fire Tablet? Solution can include hacking this device

I need a way of having a Fire Tablet autoplay videos through a web browser. The videos in question are iframed youtube videos, but if necessary they can be put on vimeo, or hosted on a server I ...
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Can we install Amazon video app on external SD card?

I am an Amazon Prime user. The Amazon Video App allows us to download the video to the phone so that we can watch them without wifi connection. I have a Samsung S5 phone 16G version. When I download a ...
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How to resolve “Video too large” error message with MMS video attachment

I have a short mp4 video clip of an old cartoon I keep on my phone and occasionally send via MMS. The video is only 5 seconds long, 480x360, the video file size is 204kB. I sent this video file ...
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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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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 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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cannot play or copy corrupted video

I have a Samsung galaxy S4. I have changed the settings so that the pictures and video taken from the phone camera are saved in a folder on the external memory card. Usually this works quite well. ...
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Getting “Can't open this video” when attempting to open a video

Video with extension VOB and transferred from my PC to the tab doesn't open in latter. When I attempt to open it I get "Can't open this video" and "No thumbnail". How to play that video in my phone?
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Restore deleted files in phone card of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

I keeped my camera photos and videos in DCIM/Camera in phone card. I has moved files to empty SD card in phone when it was accedentaly interrupted by deleting Camera folder. How can I restore my ...
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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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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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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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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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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 it have Flash? Verizon Ellipsis 7 4G LTE Tablet QMV7A

A friend of mine was recently given a Verizon Ellipsis 7 4G LTE Tablet QMV7A as a gift after becoming bedridden with an injury. She has no other access to the Internet.She told me she can not play ...
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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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Force Android's default photo browser to display only images on KitKat

I have Android 4.4.2 KitKat currently on my ASUS Nexus 7 LTE tablet and I have two native photo browsers applications: Photos and Gallery. Both of them displays both images and video stored on my ...
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Video output on audio port

I've seen phone that are able to output video from standard Android audio port or jack. Given this, I am thinking of what are the possibilities of doing an android app that can output video from the ...
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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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Apps that use video. error video cannot be played

I Have downloaded some applications that have video backgrounds instead of images. these games seem to play the locked levels videos fine although they are distorted since they are locked but as soon ...
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How to force my tablet to remember which video files it was playing and make it easy to resume playing these files next time device is powered up?

I am using Samsung Note 10.1 to watch lots of instructional videos; each course is composed of 10-40 video files, stored in folders, subfolders etc I have tried bunch of video players; most of them ...
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Is TrimApp specific for Samsung phones or present on all 4.x Android Phones?

I'm confused regarding the Trim Video application. On my Galaxy Note it can be launched from the Gallery when I play a video and chose Trim from the menu. I would like to know if this Trim application ...
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Floating Video Player w/ opacity

Is there a video player that can float and supports opacity, similar to LG L70 D325 stock video player. I have an Asus Zenfone2 but I want a video player similar to LG. I found Dice player that ...
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How do I edit 4k video on my phone?

Since my galaxy S6 is way more powerful than my old laptop, I want to take advantage of it and edit 4k videos on it, is there a good 4k video editing app that I can use? Thanks.