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Asus Transformer video playback

I have an Asus Transformer tablet with the dock extesion and I am trying to play a video file recorded in MOV format. I had recorded the video on my Powershot ELPH 310HS camera in 1080p setting and it ...
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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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How can I edit a movie with Movie Studio?

Using Movie Studio, how can I edit a video, specifically split it to remove a portion of the video? I've figured out how to apply effects and transitions, but I want to clip a portion. Is it possible? ...
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How to stream videos I own to an android device? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a DLNA enabled media player for Android? Video streaming from PC to Android? I've largely been an iPhone/iPad person. I am looking at getting a Kindle Fire or ...
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Streaming a movie from Windows (Media Center??) to A500

Simple straight question: I own an Acer Iconia Tab A500 w/3.2 OS and a Windows 7 PC with lots of movies, including H.264 HD in Matroska format. How can I stream that content, supposed that I ...
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Why do all my MMSes show up as videos?

Long text messages, photos - all show up as a five second long "video" (still image). Happens with received MMSes and the ones from me that I've sent. Using a galaxy s2. This is really annoying, my ...
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WebM playback faulty on Android 2.3.6

When I open a 720p ".webm" file on the "Movies" app in Android 2.3.6 (Nexus One) it displays only one frame and plays the audio correctly. How to fix it? Should I try a lower resolution file?
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Video player with ability to set SW/HW for Audio and Video separately

I want following: be able to set hardware mode for video decoding and software mode for audio. Best players I have seen so far support one switch for both. Am I corrent that hardware mode for video is ...
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How can I play an .flv file on Android 2.1?

I would like to play an .flv movie file on Android 2.1. How can I do this?
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VLC for Android tablets [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: State of VLC for Android / Media Player that plays AVI files Are there any alternatives to VLC that I might consider for watching downloaded movies on my Android tablet? ...
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Video player with chapter support?

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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DLNA app that supports output orientation?

On the Samsung Galaxy S2 is a DLNA client / server application called AllShare. This can direct audio, video and images to a DLNA consumer on the network the phone is on. In my case, this happens to ...
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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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Video player for H264 videos for Adam/Tegra2?

It seems that the Adam is not fast enough to decode my H264 videos. With some players I get unsync audio, some skip video frames. Even usual PAL size (something around 500x300, far from HD). Ok, Those ...
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Streaming UDP protocol on Android

I'm trying to stream satellite TV from my desktop PC to my Android phone. I'm using DVB Dream, the software is transmitting on udp://@. I've already tried downloading VLC for Android, but it seems ...
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Is there a solution for poor Acer Iconia A500 playback of MP4 video?

When playing back MP4 video files my Acer Iconia A500 will drop frames and produce video artifacts. Does it just not support MP4, or is there a better MP4 player I can download? Update: Turns out it ...
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How To Access Uploads?

When I upload a video to YouTube and exit that tab, I can no longer get back to it later. I think this also happens with other uploads. The only way is to upload something again. So far I can only see ...
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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 ...
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HTTP Progressive Streaming from .mp4 link problem in Android 2.2

http://streaming.sit.kmutt.ac.th/test.mp4 Using above link, I use web browser in android 2.2 open this link, it cannot stream video using video player. But if I use android 2.3.x, it's ok. Why ...
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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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Android Software or Device to present Application on Screen

Well this is something that came to my mind, Does anyone know if there is a Device or a cable that i can plug to a DataShow so it is possible to present an Android Application live and fullscreen, ...
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Video streaming from PC to Android?

I just installed Opera Unite's video streaming service. I can access my video files through my phones web browser (Galaxy S), but it starts to download instead of playing. Is there a player I can use ...
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How can I email large videos to someone else?

My sister took a minute long video on her new Droid Incredible 2 and wanted to share it with a friend. The file size was about ~22 mb due to the higher quality of the recording. She's used to ...
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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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Gameplay video on android [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible record in-game videos? I don't know where exactly to ask this question: How can i make gameplay video from android device ? I need to capture video
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What is the recommended video format codec and container to play on android devices

I am about to encode some of my videos so that they can be played on android devices? what is the most compatible container, codec and dimension for android devices. thanks!
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Where are the sources and issue tracker of Ghandicam?

I want to report a bug in Gandhicam, and possibly fix it. But I can't find Gandhicam's bug tracker not source code. Any idea where they are? Not found via Google. Gandhicam is an application for live ...
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VLC video converting for Xoom

I have a mkv HD video and I'm trying to watch it on my motorola xoom. I found some players but none of them was good enough to play my video smoothly. Then I read on the internet that I need to ...
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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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Mount PC folder on my android, then serve audio/video through my Android to my TV via USB?

My plan would be to allow me to connect my Android to my TV by USB, and then be able to play videos/audio from my Computer that is mounted over wifi on my Android. Is this currently possible, or is ...
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How can I output video from my HTC Thunderbolt to a TV?

Could somebody please detail for me a system using which one can output video to a TV from an HTC Thunderbolt? It has no HDMI port so I'll (almost) certainly need an adapter, I know. I don't really ...
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How can I find better quality video streams to my Android phone?

I'm looking for an app that will stream television and/or movies to my phone on 3G. I have a long commute and find that apps I've used (tv.com mainly) have poor selection or quality. Since Android ...
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Recorded video visible on device, but not other media players once uploaded

When I record videos with the rear-facing camera on my Archos 43 Internet Tablet, I am able to watch those recordings on my device, but when I attempt to upload them to online video sharing sites like ...
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I need a Handbrake preset for a Samsung GT-i5500 Europa please?

I need a Handbrake preset for a Samsung GT-i5500 Europa please? This is to convert video clips and movies etc into a format that can be viewed on my phone. Many thanks
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You cannot upload a video larger than 1GB

I took a video with my DroidX and when I use the menu to share it with YouTube I get the message "You cannot upload a video larger than 1GB." So I tapped on the info icon on the video and it says that ...
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Can I stream video from PC to an android device over USB?

I'd like to be able to stream video to my android phone (Samsung Galaxy S rooted 2.2) from a PC running Windows XP (I'm at work!). There's no wireless network here, VLC and similar marketplace apps ...
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The video file cannot be played

I have new android tablet (Archos 7) and lot of video files are not playable. The program ends with message "The video file cannot be played". The file type is avi, which is normally playble (I played ...
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State of VLC for Android / Media Player that plays AVI files

Does anyone know where the VLC developers are up to with VLC for Android. Is there a beta out, an APK somewhere? I'm trying to play an AVI on my HTC Legend, to no avail. If VLC is not ready, does ...
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How to convert a WMV video to MP4 on Android?

What's the best converter to use to convert WMV to MP4 on Android and what are the parameters (dpi, fps etc...)? I tried the Wondershare converter but when the output was streamed in the app only the ...
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Problem playing large MP4 (500 MB) video files in Android 2.1

When I try to play a large MP4 video file (500 MB), say a film on my phone, it plays the audio but not the video. I have checked running a smaller MP4 file (5 MB), and it plays fine. Even ...
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Are the HTC Desire HD video issues solved yet/solvable by the end user?

I'm considering getting an Android phone, and at the moment, my choice is between the HTC Desire and the HTC Desire HD. As the price difference is minimal, the obvious choice would be the newer one, ...
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Is there a way to open an m3u8 playlist on android

I'm using Android 2.2. Trying to open an m3u8 playlist file directly from a http source. Dolphin browser just asks me to save the file. Any ideas on how I can stream the content.... is there a market ...
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How can I determine the hardware video file decoding capability of my android phone?

I have many video files. I want convert all the files to a playable format for my phone... would H264 or xvid work? I just want to convert to a hardware decode-able format to save my phone battery.
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What is the Android Answer to Air Video Server?

I just switched to a Droid X and I love it. One of the things that keeps me from not needing my iPod touch is Air Video. Is there a similar system that can run on my network?
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Streaming video to Android

Does Android natively support any type of streaming video similar to m3u8 on iPhone? Looking for a solution that handles HTTP Streaming or Progressive download with an option to deliver multiple ...
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Video Player with support for audio channels?

I have recorded a TV show with dual channels (left is dubbed, right is original voice) and then converted into a mp4 file. The movie plays fine in VLC where I can choose the audio channel I want to ...
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Why does my YouTube app have performance problems and outright failures?

I have a stock Captivate on AT&T. I've tried to watch videos at least a dozen times, and maybe twice it's worked as I would like it to. Problems include: "This video cannot be played". I saw ...
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Why do some (many?) Youtube videos not play?

Very often when I click on an embedded Youtube video or even access a Youtube video though the Youtube app, I get an error that curtly says "This video cannot be played". What gives?
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Are there any video players with variable speed playback?

I am looking for a video player that can play videos on my SD card with variable speed playback Related Questions Comparision of video players for Android
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Comparision of video players for Android

What are the differences between the various video players available for Android? Which one do you believe is best?