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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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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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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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Password protected video

I want to protect my instructional video with a password. There is a use case. When a user wants to play an encrypted file (update: file located on user's android device), the encrypted file will ...
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“Loading video…” seems to take forever on Android

For some reason, whenever I try to stream a video on my Galaxy S3 (running the latest stable Cyanogenmod 10) it takes up to 1 minute before it eventually starts playing. The exact same video on my ...
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what app/script is responsible for video media?

When podcast videos or youtube videos or flash videos play, what app is behind that? I'd like to be able to use that script/app to as a trigger for tasker to do something whenever ANY video is ...
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How to remove downloaded videos of TED app from device?

I like official TED app which allows me to download videos for later offline viewing. I've downloaded many videos & watched all of them. Now, I want to remove them from my device to regain my ...
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How can I edit a video to correct an incorrect orientation?

I recorded a video clip on my Samsung Galaxy S4 in the horizontal orientation. If I download it to a computer it plays correctly in a wide aspect ratio and is not rotated. When I play it on the phone,...
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Is it possible to play real media on an android tablet?

I would like to play the real media videos at http://www.cs.princeton.edu/theory/index.php/Main/AdditiveCombinatoricsMinicourse . However neither vlc nor mxplayer seem to work. Is it possible?
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List of supported A/V and Image Codecs

Using ADB, is it possible to obtain a list of audio, video and image codecs supported on a given device? Whether or not they physically play is another story. I'm just trying to poke the device and ...
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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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Cant download any pictures/files/movies from the Internet on my Samsung Galaxy S2

Yesterday I downloaded a video online from the Internet on my Samsung Galaxy S2. When it took too long time, I stopped the download and pressed deactivate and force stop. I tried to download the video ...
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How to create videos similar to Khan-Academy videos with a Samsung Galaxy?

I would like to know what is the best option to create videos with audio similar to those of Khan Academy with Samsung Galaxy Tablets. Some of my colleagues have Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Note and some of ...
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How to play video on mobile browser's webpage WHILE ON the webpage?

On any browser I try, even with SkyFire 4.0 and Flash, when I play a video on a webpage, what happens is the video is actually played by another program(Moboplayer, SkyFire's client, HTML5 browser ...
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Is there a video player that supports the orientation flag?

My camera takes videos that save the orientation of the video. I'd like to have them play with the correct orientation on my phone. Is there a player (paid or free) that does this?
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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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How do I record video from both front and back facing cameras at same time?

How do I record video from both the front and back facing cameras at same time?
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MMS video auto compression

I have a new Samsung Galaxy Note 3. I love the device, but sending a quick video MMS seems to be a challenge. On other devices I have used, the video will automatically get compressed to a very low ...
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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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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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Creating a video ad about my application [closed]

When I search for an app in Google Play Store, I see there are some nice videos uploaded by their developers containing some screenshots or a video about how to use their apps, for example this. How ...
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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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Image and video files disappear from the SD Card

Sometimes it happens that all image files (JPEG, PNG, etc.) and videos (3GP) are erased automatically in the SD Card. So they are removed from Gallery also. This means I risk to lose documents and ...
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Automatic video on boot

I want a video file to be open automatically on my LG tablet when it boots. Is there any app or setting in Android? There is a video presentation that I am sending to my clients and all I want is ...
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Watch Coursera's videos with the video app on Jelly Bean

Coursera has a html5 based video viewer that works on the android browser on Jelly Bean, but I would like instead to use the video app, in order to have full screen and better controls. On my Kindle ...
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Download video from DailyMotion

Is there a way to download videos from DailyMotion? I do have the DailyMotion application on my phone (Canvas 2) but as far as I can see it doesn't provide any feature to download video.
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How can I watch TED videos offline on Android?

I'm looking for a way of subscribing to and watching TED talk videos on the HTC Desire, but I want support for off-line viewing. The Mother TED app seems to require an active network connection, ...
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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 watch DVDs on my Captivate

I would like to rip and watch a DVD on my new Samsung Galaxy S (Captivate variety) handset. Sometimes I get a goofy sci-fi on Netflix that I would like to watch but the wife wouldn't bother. So I ...
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Broadcast screen over wireless

With my Sony Xperia Z1, I can use NFC to "pair" it to Sony TVs to broadcast what is being displayed on my phone on the TV screen as well. I would like to do this however I don't have a Sony TV. Is it ...
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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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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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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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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 ...