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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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Enable autoplay HTML5 video in chrome

In my project I need to autoplay a HTML5 video in the browser when the page is loaded. I have tried a several javascript solutions but none of them work. I read that the android browser blocks ...
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Where does YouTube's offline feature store video files?

I'm using YouTube offline feature on my Android device, so that I can playback the offline videos within the YouTube app even there is no internet connection. When I searched for any of the video ...
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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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Android 4.4.2 youtube/video stuck in pause

Got me a shiny new Hudl 2 (8.3" Wi-Fi tablet with Android 4.4.2). It's nice. It does the gmail and the facebook, etc. What it doesn't do is play video from youtube, or other sources such as the BBC. ...
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How to record videos with LG G2 Mini with a lower quality or resolution?

Is there a way to force the camera app of the LG G2 Mini to record videos that don't take up a large number of mb for just a few seconds of video? I think it's recording at 1080p, or some other high ...
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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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Android Chrome playing video shows blank screen, but performs well when full screen

I have a tablet and an android tv stick. Both are on OS 4.1 I have an mp4 video file. On my tablet, the mp4 plays well inside the chrome browser. But on my android tv stick, it shows a blank black ...
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.htaccess protected HTML5 videos not playing

I have videos in a directory which is protected through .htaccess. I want to deliver the videos by means of the <video> tag. Here is an example: protected video Use test/test to login. ...
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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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AOSP ROMs Video Playback Capability

I have one problem with AOSP roms and I consider this as the biggest one. I have a Galaxy S3 I9300 running Stock 4.3 deodexed, zipaligned etc. Now with this ROM I am able to play almost all types of ...
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How to properly play 720p/1080p media with subtitles through MHL (HDMI out)?

I own a Galaxy Note and got a MHL cable for watching movies on my Sony Bravia. I'm having some problems for playing it nicelly. With hardware decoding: Only the stock samsung "Video Player" is able ...
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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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How do I play my HTC 3d videos on my 3d TV?

I have an LG 47LM6200 HD 1080p 3d TV. I have an HTC3d phone. How do I get the videos to play on my TV?
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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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CNBC.com: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (Kitkat4.2) CNBC Video not Playable on Unrooted Galaxy Tab?

I spoke to support at CNBC and the very polite tech told me that Kitkat contained a new Samsung video player which did not contain a compatible codec for video on cnbc.com. I've been poking around ...
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Possible to Alter and Differentiate Between Media Audio/Sounds?

What I mean by this question is if it's possible to mute one app that plays sound/audio directly to the media stream(?), and keep another app that is directly affected by the media sound slider with ...
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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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How can I find out the dimensions/resolution of a downloaded video file?

My only device = An Android tablet (4.0.3), no laptop. Long ago, I used to have a laptop, but circumstances have left me with (technology wise) only an Android tablet (4.0.3). When I used to have a ...
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Galaxy S5 / Lollipop: video player not showing video, only audio

I have a strange problem with my Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android Lollipop 5.0 with all available OTA updates up to today. I wanted to remote control a specific app from my Mac and tried out a few ...
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Occasional video playback error on video in website?

I have a weird scenario, as I have a website for mobile devices. There is a video player (HTML5) present in the website, now when I play the videos from mobiles almost all of the mobiles seems to work ...
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reduce size of videos

Videos made on my android device have a size of about 70 MByte per minute. How to reduce to size of the videos? I guess (but don't know) that a clever CPU intensive transformation with a better ...
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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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Video Player App for MKV?

Having trouble finding an app that will smoothly play .MKV (matroska video) files. (For those unfamiliar with the format, MKV is commonly used for HD video.) The popular QQ, Mobo, Mvideo, and MX ...
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Unable to view videos - Message: “sorry, video cannot be played”

I have a strange issue. I have downloaded some WMV files on my Android to watch them while offline. I watched some of them and now all of a sudden I see "sorry, video cannot be played". None of the ...
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How to make YouTube (and any video) work with my proxy?

I have a HTTP proxy set in my wifi settings. It works with all HTTP requests, except any video. But it works with my computer and the exact same HTTP proxy setting. So, yeah, it really bother me ...
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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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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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Upload my own videos to Google Play?

Is it possible to sync my own video with Google Play Video (like in Google Play Music)? I know that it's not possible on Google Books, I am wondering how about videos. What will be a good ...
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YouTube videos all choppy

Has anyone seen this behavior when playing videos in the YouTube app? I've tried clearing both the cache and data for the app, but it did not help. Note in the screenshot how the video is all choppy ...
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Videos won't play

A couple of days ago, my HTC ONE began experiencing some problems. It can't stream videos on any site, whether it's YouTube, or social media like Instagram, Facebook, etc. If I use Chrome, search up ...
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How can I find better quality video streams to my Android phone? [closed]

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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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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Green screen/freeze during videos/gifs

Since a few days, I've some troubles when I watch gifs/videos on my nexus 4. The phone freeze at the beginning of the video, then the screen turn green, and during 4/5 minutes I can't do anything. I ...
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How can I watch videos from the BBC web site on a device with an ARMv6 processor?

The BBC web site has many pages with videos, e.g. http://www.bbc.co.uk/academy/technology/article/art20150206154333467 On Android, the page prompts me to install the "BBC Media Player" app, but ...
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how can i download movies on Acer A200

How can i download video torrents onto an Acer A200? I've tried several apps from Google Play including Bittorrent and uTorrent. I tried PotLocker as well. I don't know what else to try. This is my ...
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Use an android phone as a monitor screen with AV-in wire?

I'd like to use my phone instead of a TV as a small display monitor (with a cable, not wifi). I have a couple of devices which have AV out on them, what I'd like to do is show their output on my phone ...
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how to get the address of video from android gallery

How can i get the address of video from gallery. for example: open gallery and pick video then get the video address : /sdcard/myvideo.mp4
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How do I get the maximum video compatibility on my Android device?

I use miniDLNA to stream videos from my Ubuntu computer to my Galaxy tablet running Android 4.4 and BubbleUPNP. Some video files don't play at all. Some play the video, but no sound. It doesn't seem ...
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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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How can I stream my android phone screen to my laptop computer?

I am mostly trying to solve a low resolution problem when watching Google Play movies as on my Windows 8.1 PC many of them are not available in HD quality. As Android phones have access to higher ...
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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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4K Video Recording with the Camera2 API

In the Android Lollipop, Google released the Camera2 API. Does this mean in Lollipop, any phone with a 5MP camera would be able to shoot 2K video and any 13MP camera would be able to shoot 4K video, ...
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landscape camera preview while phone is in portrait?

How come this isn't possible? From what I understand, the only way to do this is to crop the vertical video to the proper aspect ratio. But wouldn't this loose a lot of pixels? That's what this app ...
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How can I make two Android devices show the same video simultaneously?

I would like to attach two Android tablets to the back of my car head rests so that my two children can watch films on long journeys. I want them to be watching the exact same video at the same time, ...
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Play High-Resolution mp4 Videos on Galaxy Y

When I try to play high resolution videos on my phone I get this error message: Sorry, this video cannot be played Is there a way to make these videos play, like an app that can handle these ...
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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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Turn animated gif into WhatsApp sendable video

I'd like to convert a short gif-animation to a video so I can send it to a friend via WhatsApp. Do you know easy ways to accomplish that (e.g. codec etc.)? Best would be doing it on the device ...
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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 ...