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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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phone won't record or play back video

I have a Samsung Vibrant. Today I tried to use the "HD Camcorder" app that came with the phone. The live video preview shows up, but when I press the record button it pops up a "Warning" box that ...
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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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Default video player not automatically expanded since last update?

Lately I've noticed that the default video player on Android is not automatically expanding to the full size of the screen, instead it is playing videos at the original resolution (which can be quite ...
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Downloading videos from phone to yahoo and facebook [closed]

Using Yahoo e-mail, I wanted to send pictures and videos taken on my phone. It's worked in the past but does not now. The videos were short (less than 30 seconds), but now all it does is circulate. ...
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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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Upload and tag video to facebook

Is it possible (using the native facebook app) to upload a video and tag it? I know they recently included the ability to tag people in photos, but I'm not sure if you can do it to videos as well.
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How can I edit/produce themed videos on Android (e.g. iMovie for Android)?

In video editting apps, is there something like iMovie, which allows you to make movies based on "themes"? I.e. stichs movie clips together on a theme like "princess" or "adventurer" and form an ...
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How to display several RTSP streams at once?

I want to be able to show several RTSP live streams simultaneously. Like, the phone screen divided in, say, 4 parts and in each part a separate stream from a separate IP camera displayed. How can I ...
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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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Android limited to 1 hour video recording?

At the moment, I am using the standard video recording app for video recording. I have found that the recording automatically stops after just 1 hour. Is this a deliberate limitation placed on the ...
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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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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 install additional audio/video codecs on Android?

Does android separate the module between video player and video codec? If so, how do we install more codec to the system?
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Can't figure out how to play steaming video from a url with MoboPlayer

How can a video player like MoBo Player play content from a URL? I am not seeing any option after installing the app. Also, the search icon does nothing.
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Are there any video players with commercial skip for Android?

I have a TiVo Series 3 and the TiVo Desktop Plus software, which I use to convert shows for playback on my iPod Touch. I'd love to find a video player that would have 30 second/commercial skip for an ...
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How do I sent an “over-sized” video via my Anrdoid?

When I try to e-mail my 10-minute videos to my gmail account, but when I try to attach the videos the phone gives me this error: 'File is too large and cannot be attached'. Can't reproduce because my ...
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What are the optimal settings for a video that will be played on a Galaxy Tab 10.1?

What are the best size, compression settings, and format for making video for playback on a Galaxy Tab 10.1?
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See Youtube videos in Anaglyph mode

How to see an youtube video in Anaglyph mode from a non 3d Android Device? I am not able to enable Anaglyph mode from the Youtube application.
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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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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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Can we watch “live” broadcast videos from YouTube Application [closed]

From YouTube.com in PC, we can watch live videos from here - http://www.youtube.com/live But how do we watch them from the default YouTube mobile application in Android.
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HTC One X Video Sync problem [closed]

Here is a video of the problem I am having. Basically, when I am recording a video and the phone receives a notification (even if the phone is on silent) the video and audio step out of sync ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Does Youtube app playback not work with wifi?

On an HTC Evo with Sprint, when trying to playback a video, the Youtube app regularly (always?) reports it can't play a video when I'm connected to a reliable wifi network. If I immediately turn off ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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How to use Google Talk voice and video calling on an Android?

How do you do Google talk voice and video calling from android. The google talk application only appears to allow text based chatting. But Google talk on the desktop supports both voice calling and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Is there anyway to watch wmv and or divx videos on android?

I have a nexus one and would love to watch divx and wmv videos on it. Is there a way to do that?
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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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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 ...