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Questions tagged [media-player]

An application that renders audio and / or video media files on a device.

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Properly play H.264 media on VLC Player

I installed VLC Player on my Galaxy S7 to try playback from an external hard disk shared via BeagleBone Black. The storage contains both x264 and h264 media. VLC plays x264 smoothly but very slowly on ...
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How do I send video, but not audio, to an external monitor through an HDMI adapter?

I have an Essential Phone running stock Android 9 Pie. It has a USB-C connection, and I have a USB-C to HDMI adapter that I use to send video and audio to an external HDMI monitor. Unfortunately, the ...
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Seeing nested folders from a dlna server?

I am running Gerbera as a dnla media server on my Linux box. I have 100s of files, both music and video organized in nested folders. I recently acquired an Android box, X88 Max+ I connect through my ...
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When you record a video at 60 fps, how can you play the video back at 24 fps?

I saw a friend shooting video at 60 fps and then playing the videos back at 24 fps. Seeing the 60 fps video playback at 24 fps was quite amazing and impressive (dramatic almost slow motion effect)! ...
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How can I mute the YouTube app while playing music on another player?

I do love to listen to music while watching text YouTube videos, but I can't because YouTube can't be muted. I use the respect audio focus in Musicolet Music Player. I have tried App Volume Control ...
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Android Galaxy Media Player 3.6 is stuck on startup screen and keeps flashing

I don't know how to do android recovery on this device since the home button is a touch screen. It's stuck on the Samsung startup screen and keeps flashing the logo. It won't fully turn on even when ...
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Stop notifications from briefly lowering media volume

I have an LG G6 running Oreo and whenever media is playing and a notification sound comes through something briefly lowers (not fully muted) my media volume. How can I stop this? I don't want ...
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Can I setup an Android 7 box play all movis in a usb drive upon start and infinite loop through them?

I bought an Android 7.1 box and I like to use it for a marketing event. The idea is to have a few mp4 files in a usb drive and setup the android box such that it infinitely loops through all the ...
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How can I use a bluetooth controller to skip back/forward a video 5/10 seconds?

I've been trying to find an application that will skip a video backwards 5/10 seconds when I press a button on a bluetooth remote and maybe even save a bookmark to a list of bookmarks when I double ...
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mVideoPlayer playlists transfer / direct editing

I need to transfer my mVideoPlayer playlist to a new device and manually edit them. Where are they located (and in which format)? Note. I have a very old (but good) version: mVideoPlayer 2.9.3.
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WhatsApp won't play most videos

When touching a video on WhatsApp, even it has already finished downloading, it will open the video showing the pause button in its center as if it's opening, but it won't start. Some videos do play ...
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Voice control of audio playback: seek within track

I'm planning a lengthy cycling trip and I'd like to be able to listen to language training mp3s while riding. I think the ideal way to do this would be to use voice control. Is there a way that will ...
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playing WhatsApp videos with your default MX Player on Android

in the past WhatsApp videos opened by default in the video player you annoted on Android as the default video player. in my case all videos in my Android phone (an Xperia z ) will open with MX player ...
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A fully featured floating video player which can be minimized to an icon? [closed]

I am looking for a video player which has floating support and can be minimized to a floating icon. Ideally it should also have the option to rotate the video. Does anyone know of something that might ...
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How to connect external codecs/filters to KMPlayer?

There is players that supports either DTS and AC3 or custom aspect ratio, I need both these features in one player. But it seem that there is no such player, but it is possible to use codecs/filters. ...
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Prevent Google Music (but not other players!) from scanning local files

I'm wondering if there exist other options rather than adding the '.nomedia' file - this way I'm hiding the mp3s for all the players I have. But I want just Google Music not to see them, not other ...
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Media player doesn't show songs

I have a ZTE Whirl 2 (a.k.a. Z667G or Salem 2). I'm running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Whenever I start my media player (I use Black Player EX, but it happens with all media players, and the default ...
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Locked screen shows track name

Recently my Galaxy S7 started to show last track's name when the phone is locked. Even if the music player is turned off. How do I turn it off? Edit Looks like track information comes from any app: ...
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Some but not all music is showing in my phone's media player

I have a Galaxy S7 Edge, and am using the 64GB SD card they gave with the phone when it first came out at BestBuy's. I've put music on my phone already and have had it stored on the SD card and have ...
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Default player doesn't play *some* .ogg files

I have ripped a number of CD's with Rhythmbox on Ubuntu. I've noticed not all files play. Some .ogg files do play on my Android Galaxy S6 Some .ogg files do not play ... I have no idea what can be ...
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media player with quick second-precise seeking [closed]

I am loking for a media (audio) player with which I can (relative navigation) quickly jump back 1 second, or any integer multiple of it by jumping back multiple times (absolute navigation) jump to ...
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Create a playlist of Offline videos in YouTube

YouTube's offline feature allows downloading selected videos so that they can be viewed later, without internet. I downloaded few of these from different publishers and now have set of such videos in ...
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Bluetooth Car Disconnects :(

Having a pretty irritating issue with my bluetooth connection and my car. The phone will connect up no problem, but as soon as you try to play a track, switch apps or sometimes even unlock the phone, ...
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Local media players won't play audio on movies

I have a generic Android set top box. It works fine mostly, except it won't play audio for .avi, .mkv, mp4, etc. files. I can successfully hear audio on movies via NetFlix and YouTube, but if I ...
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What are methods to play audio/video files from a tablet onto a media center?

I need to have my kodi-based entertainment platform account for android tablets to play high definition media files (audio and video) located on the tablet. Kodi runs on an ARMv7 board, such as the ...
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What media formats are supported in Android?

I am new to Android, and I'm learning. For example, most of my old music files were FLV and SWF files, which my phone and tablet won't play, and I can't seem to get extensions for Chrome to play them. ...
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How can I use an Android phone as a media player?

Is it possible for me to have a central Android phone connected to my old stereo that will let me cast media from any iOS or Android device on my house? If so how?
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Media Player shows deleted songs

I had some songs in my phone and then I deleted all the songs and I factory reset my phone but still all media players shows the songs but it can't play only the name and pictures is shown. How do I ...
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Default music player restarting song on Bluetooth reconnect

When my s4 mini pairs with my car stereo, the headset can control operation of the music layer ok, except when I turn off the car then turn it back on, it has restarted the currently playing song, not ...
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Is it possible to play DVDs (or other “optical” media) from file images on Android?

Is it possible to open DVDs (possibly with all their multimedia features) from a file image on Android ? (e.g. Nexus Player) P.S.: Is other optical media handled similar to DVDs from file images, in ...
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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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How can I play back audio at a slower rate?

I'm doing speech to text to an audio file. While on PC what I do is slow down the audio in VLC. But at the time I have no access to one. How can I do this on Android?
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AC3 codec for MX Player

Since the latest MX Player upgrade, AC3 is not included because of some licensing issues. How can I add a codec to MX player? I did search the play store, but all codecs seem to be connected to a ...
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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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What is AwesomePlayer?

In looking in my logs I see AwesomePlayer running. I am currently not playing any media, so I'm wondering what it is, and why it's running. My device is a Samsung Galaxy S3.
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Can't play video

I just want to know what could be reasons when video can't be played while streaming online though site using flash it shows error can't play video. I am using Chrome browser on my Sony Xperia SP ...
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xbmc hangs on video loading

I've installed xbmc media center: http://xbmc.org/download I added a video program ("The Daily Show") -- but I can't access the video files -- because it says "Working..." and nothing happens. The ...
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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 do I transfer media from a Mac to Android? [closed]

Please help me with this problem, thanks
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Turn Android TV Device into Public Media Player

I've got an Android TV device here and we want to use it in a public media display. We've got a few problems to solve: 1) Have the device turn on when it received power: Looks like this would be a ...
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How do I get an android media player without going to the google play store ? I will transfer the media player to the smartphone using bluetooth [duplicate]

How do I get an android media player without going to the google play store ? I will transfer the media player to the smartphone using bluetooth. step 1: I download the android media player to my ...
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how to disable android headset/aux volume limit?

While using my old Samsung Exhibit II 4G and now on my relatively new LG Nexus 4, I have noticed that music or media playback through headphones or auxiliary cable stops after about 30 or so seconds ...
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How can I repeat each song in a playlist n times?

I have a playlist with 3 songs: a.mp3, b.mp3 and c.mp3. I want to have it play as follows. When I play the playlist, a.mp3 plays for 4 times. Then it goes to b.mp3 and plays it for 4 times. Lastly, it ...
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PDF Reader with MP3 player?

I'm learning a new language using a PDF book and audio dialogues on an Android tablet. My problem is to have a MP3 player near my PDF viewer so I can start/stop audio reading text. Is there an ...
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Media Player stuck on 00:00 (randomly) when opened

My usual listening habits are to listen to podcasts with Doggcatcher sometimes followed by listening to some music (currently using PlayerPro) (on my Samsung Galaxy S4) while driving. Periodically, ...
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Is it possible to get bbciplayer working on an arm v6 device?

Have been playing about flashing modded firmware to an older android device which has an arm v6 processor and have been disappointed in not being able to view any media through bbciplayer either ...
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Determine if the phone supports cover art image files and the right filename and format

My music library master is stored in my PC, and I sync to my phone on a regular basis. Most of my album covers are stored in separate image files inside the related album folder, whereas very few of ...
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Removing Gmail app for guest device in my home

I recently picked up an HTC One V phone for practically free. I want to use it as a "media device" in my home. I have it hooked up to a dock and would like to have Netflix/Pandora/Play Music (linked ...
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Syncing between Windows 7 and Android Jellybean with Winamp

I want to sync my Samsung Galaxy S3 4G to my Windows 7 PC with Winamp so I can easily sync playlists to and from my phone and computer. So I followed the instructions in Winamp's official blog: http://...
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How to auto-restart media playback when connecting the headphones

I am looking for a way to restart media playback where it was stopped as soon as I reconnect the headphones. I know there was a media player with this feature (I cannot remember which one), but I did ...