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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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How to resolve “Video too large” error message with MMS video attachment

I have a short mp4 video clip of an old cartoon I keep on my phone and occasionally send via MMS. The video is only 5 seconds long, 480x360, the video file size is 204kB. I sent this video file ...
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Slow motion video to normal speed

Nexus 5x, I have recorded video in slow motion. Then I've tried to share it in album, but in albums video saves like ~99% slow motion(need to save it like normal). I've tried to manage handles and ...
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Can we install Amazon video app on external SD card?

I am an Amazon Prime user. The Amazon Video App allows us to download the video to the phone so that we can watch them without wifi connection. I have a Samsung S5 phone 16G version. When I download a ...
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How do I add a “skip backward/forward” button to my Kodi on-screen display?

When watching DVDs with Kodi on my Android device, the on-screen display offers the following buttons (tried both pre-packaged skins): |<: Skip backward one chapter <<: Rewind >/II: Play/...
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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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Video file is not readable when trying to upload

I recently downloaded a zip file with two .mov video files in it. Once I unzipped the file onto my Android phone (HTC One), I converted the file using a Media Converter app. I can play the file on a ...
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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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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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Google Photos video playback error

I've got a video which somehow cannot be played on Android (black screen, "playback error"). However, the website photos.google.com works fine. It is only one video, all the others work fine (all ...
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Can I play landscape videos in landscape full screen mode without turning off portait lock?

The YouTube app does it - when I play a landscape video in full screen, it is shown in landscape mode, even when the phone is in portrait lock mode. This makes so much sense! Can I achieve the same ...
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Unable to play Snapchat videos

I have a samsung galaxy ace and I am unable to view most videos on snapchat that people send to me. I and have tried to rectify the problem by downloading mx player and vlc player and updating to ...
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Why are there no GOOD video editing applications for Android? [closed]

So, I've been searching a lot for video editing apps lately, I must've installed hundreds of them... most are terrible, some are alright and there are a few that are somewhat good, however none of ...
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How Do I change from PTP to MTP mode? Cannot find options in settings

That may be the issue why I can't see my captured videos from my phone when connected to my pc. How do I access PTP and MTP modes? Can't see any options in settings.
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How to sync subtitles with video?

If we have an .srt and a video file that are out of sync, how to correct it? (Like we would do with Aegisbub on a desktop OS.)
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Deletes All Of My Photos & Videos

My Infinix Hot2 X510 (Running on AndroidOne) got Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Friday, this is the good news :). The bad news is after updating the system all of my photos & videos are GONE, ...
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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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Problems playing some kind of videos on an Android 4.4 tablet

I have an Android tablet running Android 4.4. I have problems playing some video files. The video’s sound is playing with a lot’s of interruptions, almost every 2 seconds there's an interruption. I'...
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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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How to fix poor sound and video quality when pairing YouTube with a television?

I tried pairing the official Android YouTube app (by Google) with a television so I could watch a few videos on something larger. I was surprised by the poor quality of the audio and video. The ...
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MP4 Not playing on MXQ [amlogic s805]

I have a mp4 file which plays correctly in all media players and html5 video tag with mime type 'video/mp4'. but when i try this same video file in amilogic s805 MXQ box following errors occur. ...
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Playback of saved Youtube video always starts from middle

When-ever I watch a saved video on my Mobile Phone (Android 5.0) with Youtube 10.49.59, I have to always drag the Playback Position to the start, because Playback starts from 3:03. I think (but I am ...
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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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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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store videos on the separate card with photos?

How can I store videos on the separate card used for photos? The screen on my Samsung phone quit and won't allow any functionality. My photos are intact on the separate care, but my videos are not.
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Connect a USB soundcard to an Android phone? And use it for videos?

Is it possible to connect a USB soundcard to an Android phone, with an USB OTG cable? ... and then use this USB soundcards's stereo input as audio when making a video with the phone?
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YouTube app keeps pausing the video

I am using a Nexus 5 D820 rooted stock Android 6.0.1 MOB30D. The YouTube app version is 11.x and is the latest as I checked for the updates today. The app pauses the video at random. I had to tap ...
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Play video with 2x speed in MX player kindly help

The problem is that I have to watch some MIT OCW video lectures on my mobile device and I'm using MX player to watch these videos. The catch is that I want to watch 50 minute lecture in 25-30 minute ...
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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 set the quality of YouTube video on UC Browser?

I am using UC Browser. I can't find any option to set the quality of video in YouTube to low or high.
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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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Move saved YouTube videos between devices

Is it possible to move the saved/downloaded exo YouTube files (downloaded with the YouTube app) between devices to avoid having to download them again on other devices? If so, how?
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I was recording and video on my phone when the battery died, how can I recover the video file?

I read the other questions I could find. This is completely different. My question is NOT about finding the file. The file is on my phone. It is the correct size. It shows as an mp4 with the right ...
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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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Disable autoplay video in Chrome

Is there a way of disabling auto-play of video in Chrome? Many sites have moved to HTML5 video and so you have ads or featured videos that start automatically playing the moment the page loads.
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Tasker - Play video using MX Player while another is currently playing

I have an Android mini-pc connected to a television through a HDMI cable. I use Tasker to automatically start playing an mp4 video using MX Player when the device boots. MX Player then continues to ...
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“File too large” when merging a video file on TubeMate

I have Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and I'm using TubeMate 2.1.2 to download an HD video on YouTube. After the download finished, there is a merging file problem, and an error appeared: File too large ...
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Galaxy s3 tablet periodically disconnected from Panasonic hc-x929 wifi network

Question: How can I prevent a periodic wifi disconnection from my android galaxy s tablet to my Panasonic hc-x920 video camera? Background: I have a Panasonic hc-x920 video camera which has wifi ...
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Galaxy s3 tablet periodically disconnected from panasonic hc-x929 wifi network

Question: How can I prevent a periodic wifi disconnection from my android galaxy s tablet to my Panasonic hc-x920 video camera? Background: I have a Panasonic hc-x920 video camera which has wifi ...
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Is there a way to send a video signal into an Android device?

I have Samsung 6 and I'd like to use it with Gear VR. I would like to send an external signal into it like my VCR or Laser Disc player (I'm joking I'm not that old, geewhiz). I'm actually thinking of ...
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How to stop automatic play videos?

When I am listening to music surfing the net if in the website there is a video (often it is advertisment) it happened that the video play automatically stopping the music. How can I prevent this ...
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Automatic app updating interrupts video

I have a Google Nexus 6P. Irritatingly enough, when apps are finished updating, whatever video I'm watching in whatever app is paused. Every time. And when you can't schedule app updates for when you'...
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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 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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Keep sound from video playing in background

I have some serious trouble with VLC player on my device, so I have started using KMPlayer. The only thing I miss from VLC is the ability to continue listening to the sound from videos even while ...
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How do I force my MHL to DVI adapter to send 1080p video to my HD computer monitor?

I bought this adapter: www.delock.de/produkte/F_697_MHL_65337/merkmale.html in the hope that it would send native 1080p video from my HTC One (M7) running CyanogenMod 12.1 to my Benq GW2265, which is ...
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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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Can I set a custom caption image for the Video sent over WhatsApp?

Videos sent and received on WhatsApp has one of the random frame from video as caption image. Any idea, how this image is chosen and is it possible to change it? For example in my 01:06 min video, ...
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Can I attach a USB mic to any Android phone?

Can I attach a USB mic to any Android phone? Which one? I am asking since I need to be able to shoot video with sound clear of noise. Hence, I need the phone to shoot good video quality as well(...
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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 ...