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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Samsung Galaxy S4 eye tracking

In the Samsung Galaxy S4 connection eye tracking video it shows a person watching a video. While watching the video if they turn their head the video will pause. I want to ask, if the video is seen ...
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Is there any way to adjust the colour intensity during the playback of a video on my S3?

I have tried many video players looking for a colour adjustment while playing a movie on my phone but I can't seem to find a setting such as this. Is the Android OS incapable of it? Does the stock ...
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Video stream from Android phone to laptop over the internet

I would like to transfer a video stream coming from my Android device to a remote PC through the internet. I want to connect to the Android device from my PC to see what is showing on its camera. I ...
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Video call on android via 3g [duplicate]

I want to know if there is any way to make video callls on android via 3g without an internet connection like my old samsung and nokia phones do without using any apps like skype, gtalk or anything ...
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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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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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Images and videos not readable from SD

first time here and I'm in sort of despair! I recently purchased a 32GB (class 10) memory card for my Samsung Galaxy S2. All went fine, the card was recognized, I could write and read from it, both, ...
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Taking pictures while recording a video

How can I take pictures while recording a video, similar to the feature introduced in the Galaxy S3 or is that a hardware feature? If the feature is available (e.g., via an app), which handsets and ...
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video recording distorts vertical lines

Here's a problem I've noticed on all Android, from old 2.2 to the new demo tablets at the store: When in camera video mode, record a column or a pillar, and slightly rotate the device back and forth ...
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Asus TF300TL - cannot get videos showing on both tablet and on 8" monitor via HDMI

My issue concerns ability to show video on both tablet and on external HDMI monitor simultaneously. I just recently bought my very first tablet Asus TF300TL and for its companion a 8" lilliput ...
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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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Cannot play a video made with my Galaxy S3 camera

I took a video with my S3. After playing the video 3-5 times, this message appeared: Cannot play video...sorry this video cannot be played... Why is this? I have MX Player.
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How can I play video over my LAN?

I have a Mythbuntu computer on my home LAN where I store all my music and video files. I'd like to be able to watch video that is stored on my Mythbuntu computer on my Galaxy Tab 10.1. The videos are ...
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2answers
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android video transfer crash

I'm trying to transfer video files to my phone, HTC Google Nexus One (Android 2.3.6), but with this strange behaviour: After I copy file to the phone, when I'm opening it with computer it works ok. ...
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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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Able to play only few mp4 files in Samsung Galaxy Y?

Why is it that I am able to play only a few .mp4 files in my New Samsung Galaxy Y Mobile but not he rest. What should I do to make even the other .mp4 files to play? What should I do to make .mkv, ...
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How can I save taken photos and recorded videos out of DCIM folder?

How to save taken photos and recorded videos out of DCIM folder, in custom locations? Or, is it ever possible to DCIM separate photos and videos into different subfolders? In my phone, a Sony ...
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Video Player in Galaxy Note 10.1 keeps starting itself when connected to computer through USB

The Video Player app that came with Galaxy Note 10.1 will start at the background when connected to a Windows computer through USB. And there's no option in that app to disable it. It always appear in ...
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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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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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Where to upload video files? to have online video albums? To share them for WhatsAPP apps

I am having lot of Video files which are my personal to give to my girl friend. My girl friend personal video files are also to send to me. Now both together, i want to keep them as Album, Which i ...
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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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play & loop video on startup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Autoplay video on device boot I have a iStick from PQ Lab with Android 4.0.4 I have a problem about how to play & loop video on startup for a very long time. I am ...
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Videos working on my website do not work when viewed from Android browser

My website has videos which are in MP4 format and work well when viewed from a Google Chrome browser. But when I try to load my website from the browser of an Android OS, the video doesn't show up. Is ...
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Nexus 7 as a remote home controller

I have a Nexus 7 and I find it really useful for everyday use. I would like to improve it as a remote controller for my apartment, like: play music (the mp3 files are stored on the computer, N7 is ...
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Sync video playback position between iPad & Android video players

If I watch a video file on an iPad, I would like to continue watching the same video on an Android device from where I left off on the iPad without doing the manual work of remembering the position on ...
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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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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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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?