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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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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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which is the best way to play video at the same time in split screen? [on hold]

want to play video in split screen at android platform. like below screen shot. The two screen play the same video at the same time. Is there somebody know how to implement this function at ...
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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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App to crop video frame? [closed]

Are there any apps which would allow me to crop the frame size of a video easily (as easily as for photos)? There seem to be plenty that will crop video length, or resize resolution, but cropping ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Crop a video on Android [closed]

I cannot find an app that could crop a video on Android -- that's not trimming, for which there are many, but zooming on an area and cropping the rest. Is there such an app out there?
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Unusually large file size of recorded video

The videos I record on my phone are significantly bigger in size than videos of similar or higher quality that my friends seem to record. I've tried to change the settings but to no avail. I'm ...
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How can I play a RealMedia stream?

I would like to play the RealMedia streams at http://www.cs.princeton.edu/theory/index.php/Main/AdditiveCombinatoricsMinicourse . I have installed the RealPlayer beta but all that happens is that the ...
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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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HTC One won't play any video after update

My Android HTC One is currently running Android Version 4.4.2, a few days ago it updated a bunch of apps, about 27 I think. I honestly can't remember which updated and which didn't. Since then it ...
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HDMI output flickering in Hummingbird allwinner A20

I'm using Hummingbird allwinner a20 development board, I'm playing 1080p video on this board and working fine with 7" LCD but when I connect HDMI cable to it video and audio not playing well in LED TV ...
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Why instagram Video playing slower

Why do the videos I post in instagram become slower like slow motion?so the sound is correct 15 seconds but the video keeps playing more than 15 seconds due to the slower motion than it should be.I ...
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webm video support on Cowon Z2

The Cowon Z2 mp3/video player supports almost all video and audio formats. However, webm is not explicitly listed on the products page They list following video formats as supported: Xvid H.264 Wmv ...
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AVI Movie Playback on Samsung Grand Neo

I bought the Samsung Grand Neo as I fly many short 2 hour flights and wanted a simple way to watch my stored movies. Almost all of my movies are in AVI format and I have downloaded many 3rd party ...
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Is it normal that my tablet is slower after having upgraded?

I have a Samgung Galaxy Tab 10.1. I don't remember the version of Android it had when I got it, but in any case I rooted it and upgraded it to Kitkat 4.4.2. However, the performance has been ...
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How to play Blue-ray discs

Were stuck in a hotel for another week and I have a MINIX NEO X8-H with Android 4.4 installed, a USB DVD/Blue-ray player for a PC and 8 Blue-ray discs I brought. I thought there would be an easy way ...
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Cannot play video, android 4.4.4

Well hello, I have a really troublesome and strange problem. Point is, I cannot play any video. Litterally NONE. Any type of video presented in ANY app cannot play, including advertisements. Running ...
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How to convert raw video file (.ign) to .mp4?

I want to get videos out of Aakash iTutor (education tablet with Android 4.1) to store them on my PC. I found out where the videos actually are in the educhip (memory card). The videos had their ...
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Some videos can't be viewed properly on Nexus 5

I've recently tried downloading several videos to my Nexus 5 (currently running Lollipop Dev Preview, but I had this issue on 4.4.4 as well), but the videos tend not to work--they play for the first ...
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Android compresses all the photos I see online

My HTC One M7 (ARHD 81.0) is compressing all the photos/videos I see online. Instagram? Compressed (even more than normal). Imgur on Chrome? Compressed. Photos from bacon reader? Compressed. Google ...
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How can I preview (watch online) videos while downloading the torrent?

How can I preview (watch online) videos downloaded from torrent? I've tried Torrent Stream Controller with Ace Stream Engine for Android but it seems to be only for torrent tv and I even couldn't ...
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Video Recording stopped because battery was low, restore file?

I just recoreded a Video, and my Android powered down while recording because the battery was completly empty. Now i have a 1,5 GB mp4.tmp file that i cant open with VLC. I have a Nexus 4 with ...
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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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Possible to play YouTube videos at 2x speed?

So I use a Galaxy S5. I'd like to play YouTube videos (or videos anywhere else) at 2x speed, but I can't find any options for that. Is it possible to find a way to do this on Android?
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Video data location from external camera?

Can anyone tell me the file, directory or path in an Android device that camera data would be sent to from an external video camera that is connected via WiFi or Bluetooth (like a WiFi enabled GoPro ...
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Autoplay video on device boot

I have a Noontec A9 Android Smart Box TV thingy that needs to play a video on loop for a very long time. I found multiple apps that can do this but I am looking for one that will start playing the ...
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How do I play videos in a loop in the Samsung stock player?

I want to play a video repeatedly in the Samsung stock video player. Is there a way? Samsung Galaxy S3 OS: 4.1.1
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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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Dailymotion synced videos stopped playing both online and offline

I have a collection of dalymotion synced videos on my Nexus 10.Videos played fine offline and online until the app was updated (two versions ago) after which synced videos stopped playing regardless ...
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VLC plugin in android browser

i found VLC for Android Beta (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.videolan.vlc.betav7neon&hl=sk) which enables to play videos in VLC player on Android. But I need VLC plugin for ...
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Quickest way to sync video taken with Android to computer

I'm taking a video on my Nexus 5 and I want to view it on my computer immediately afterward. What's the quickest way to do that? Here are the options I know about, please tell me if there's something ...
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Where does Android 4.4+ temporarily copy video files to when playing them over usb in windows directly?

I was trying to play some big video files (~3gb) on my device in windows while my nexus 5 was connected over usb. (usb debugging disabled) The video didn't play right away however, as it first had to ...
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Does the screen resolution matter for video players?

Following on from my question over at video.ex, do media/video players downscale a video if the resolution is bigger than the screen resolution? I'm wondering if it really matters if a phone/tablet ...
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How to jump to next chapter when playing back videos?

I'm trying to play back .mp4 videos that have chapters embedded in them. They play fine on desktop players like VLC, and on my iPod, but I can't select/choose/jump to these chapter markers on Android. ...
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How can I get videos to play on my Pandigital Multimedia Novel?

YouTube or any other videos won't play. I get music just fine but I can't seem to get videos. I have the Pandigital Multimedia Novel. What can be wrong?
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Cannot play video on web browser

Every time I try to play a video inserted in a web page, it appears an error message "this video cannot be played". I can play the video only if it it comes from youtube I cannot install flash ...
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Generate different thumbnails for videos in Gallery

Device: Nexus 7 Android: 4.4.2 Gallery app: 1.1.40304 I have a series of videos with a similar first 30 seconds. The thumbnails for all of them look identical. Is there any way of making the Gallery ...
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Video player with chapter support? [closed]

anonye knows if there's an Android video player that supports chapters embedded into .mp4 videos? Similar to the player on IOS. Thank you