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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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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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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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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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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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Why can't I Import my .MTS shoots directly into Nexus 7

I'm using a Panasonic HDC-TM 700 and a Sony Cyber Shot DSC-HX9V, and unfortunately my Android tablet does not give native support for the .MTS shots captured by my cameras, thus they can not be ...
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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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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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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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Choppy playback of HD video on Jellybean

I run Jellybean on my Galaxy Nexus, and ever since I switched from ICS I've started getting choppy playback of HD video. I used to be able to watch 720p video without any problem in MX Player. If I ...
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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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Is it possible to write video directly to external device while recording

I have a Nexus 5 that I'd like to use for some video recording. The meetings I'd like to record are likely to run long enough that they might cause my phone to run out of space mid-recording. I am ...
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Record video and send it to server

I want to record a video, and stream it directly to the server while recording (i.e. the video should be saved on the server, not necessarily locally on the Android device). How can this be ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Video player with chapter support?

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

On the Samsung Galaxy S2 is a DLNA client / server application called AllShare. This can direct audio, video and images to a DLNA consumer on the network the phone is on. In my case, this happens to ...
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HTTP Progressive Streaming from .mp4 link problem in Android 2.2

http://streaming.sit.kmutt.ac.th/test.mp4 Using above link, I use web browser in android 2.2 open this link, it cannot stream video using video player. But if I use android 2.3.x, it's ok. Why ...
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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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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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How do I get VLC to play an entire movie on an Android device instead of only running a chapter at a time?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 onto which I have copied several films which run using the VLC player on my desktop. When I open the films using the Android VLC app the film will not run ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Method to edit metadata of (mp4) video files

Is there a method or an app (preferably a free one) that enables editing of mp4 metadata? Really, I only need the ability to make minor adjustments to the track title.
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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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Video save on android after pause

I recently recorded a video and paused it for a couple of minutes. And after some time i went to re-record the video but that paused video was gone. Can someone tell me where such videos are stored in ...
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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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Tripled video output in Android

I have a problem with video playing in Android. I have a Goophone i5c (mk6572) and I have flashed with a custom ROM. All work perfect except video playing. I have tried to install different apps to ...
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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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How do I record a ~45 minute 1080p video with external mic?

I am currently using the camcorder function that comes with lgcamera because it allows me to use the microphone as the source of sound input. But I found that it stops when the recording size reaches ...
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Are there any video players and photo viewers with color management/adjustment?

It appears that Android does not natively support color management. Specific devices, such as the Nexus 4, can get color calibration ability through 3rd-party kernels/drivers. Here I have a Nexus 7 ...
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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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Problem with video sound on Android 4.2.2

When I'm trying to play some videos on Samsung Tab 3 I got text Play video data only Downloaded some codecs and other players, but same result. Videos play correct on PC. Is there any method to ...
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i can't play my video files due to previous encryption

I have a samsung galaxy note N7000, i encrypted my files but then i needed to factory reset my phone. after the reset all my files is ok since i remove the external sd but all the files in the sd cant ...
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Can I playback video across multiple Android devices with synced audio and video?

I'd like to use two or more tablets for video playback, with one of them as a video source and playback device. I want the audio and video in sync across them. Is this possible? If so, how? Let's ...
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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 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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textual annotations on video app

is there an android video annotation app (hell if there is one for mac i'll go for that as well).. so just to be clear.. i want textual annotation, not visual annotation (ie no rectangles and arrows ...
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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 ...