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Questions tagged [video]

For questions regarding video playback or recording.

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How to transfer video from an android smartphone (with microUSB port) to an external portable mini-DISPLAY (AV, HDMI, VGA inputs)? [duplicate]

I'm looking for the best way to transfer the video from a smartphone to an external monitor (used in cars, garages) to get a bigger picture. I find this useful for dash cameras, and for entertainment ...
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How to use external OTG webcam for video calls/conference/talks?

I am sorry if this is a dumb question. I thought this was an easy task, but either I am searching in the wrong direction or this isn't easy at all. I want to make a video call (like Skype, Skype fo ...
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re: viewing YouTube restricted(NSFW) videos in Firefox Android without having to switch to desktop mode

As I stated in the title of this post, I already know that restricted YouTube videos can be viewed in Firefox Android if you switch to desktop mode as opposed to mobile mode. I was wondering if there ...
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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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On Android x-86 how do I access the PC's internal CD/DVD drive?

On Android x-86 how do I access the PC's internal CD/DVD drive on an HP envy 15 running Android X-86 8.1. The device shows R/W for data exchange only, it will not read pre-recorded discs.
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How can I play a video in the earpiece with VLC?

By default, videos play in speaker with VLC. How can I play a video in the earpiece with VLC? I don't see any option:
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How can I set the screen to turn off during a video?

I want to set the screen to turn off during a video from the gallery if there are something about 30 seconds without any touch, How can I do that? Is root necessary? My android version is 9.0.
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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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FFmpeg Two-Pass Encoding in Android

According to the documentation for using Two-Pass method we have to run ffmpeg twice like this: ffmpeg -y -i input -c:v libx264 -b:v 2600k -pass 1 -an -f mp4 /dev/null && \ ffmpeg -i input -c:...
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Only one screen visible when playing videos using VLC and other players

I am able to mirror the Samsung Galaxy Tab SM-T520's screen to my TV over an HDMI cable. I see the screen on both devices. But as soon as I start a video, the tablet screen goes to an image of the ...
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How to read a video embedded in a ᴘᴅꜰ? [duplicate]

A simple question on a ᴘᴄ. But on Android, even the official reader doesn’t allows it. This is for reading the video inside/with the ᴘᴅꜰ, not extracting it.
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How to run voice recorder and video recorder with audio simultaneously?

While the voice recorder is running using third-party apps, phone calls are still possible. Photo capture as well. But not video recording. Why is phone calling possible during voice recording but ...
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Black and frozen videos / images in apps (Snap, Instagram, FB, …)

I have a Blackview A10 under Android 6. Many times in a day, images are black or videos become black and frozen, thus I have to reboot my phone to be able to see it again, until it starts to become ...
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Is it possible to use an external microphone for video with the 3.5mm - USB-C adapter for recording Video?

I have a Pixel 2 XL, the official 3.5mm AUX adapter and a RODE VideoMic Pro. I connected them up, but recording video with the official app only used the internal microphone. Is there an app or some ...
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What determines the LAN/SMB media file buffering speed for android devices

Recently I started streaming media files through windows share and occasionally open them on my android devices(through solid file explorer LAN/SMB connection), I noticed for 1080p/2k videos, my LG G6 ...
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How to give permission to record video in DU Recorder app?

Can someone tell me how can I enable this permission that is being asked in the screenshot below?
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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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Why do my video calls keep freezing for a few seconds - in multiple apps?

I am using a Lenovo Vibe K5 running Lineage OS 14 (equivalent to Nougat). I am also a long distance parent. I call my kids most days on video calls. At first WhatsApp worked great. But recently, ...
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Are there codecs or codec packs?

I have a video without any problem in Windows (with K-Lite Codec Pack, but probably it is not important). I copied it into my smartphone with OS Adroid 5.0.2, and I indeed need some codec/codecs for ...
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Is it possible slow down a video while stretching audio in sync but keeping pitch on Android?

On Android, is it possible to slow down videos (MP4s say) to say x0.25, x0.5, x0.75... while ensuring that the audio track is stretched to match the duration of the video (due to slow down), remain in ...
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How to choose which photos/videos made with the phone's camera must be synchronized to cloud?

I just want a subset of the photos/videos I have in my phone to be synchronized with the cloud. For example: Photos/videos of my wife/daughter/family --> OK Photos/videos of places I visit --> OK ...
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Android video and audio playback speed is nearly double

Yesterday I was showing a video to a friend of mine and something weird happened. As he went to grab my phone while I was holding it he had a few fingers on the screen and something flashed up and ...
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5 min video taken by LG G5 is corrupted. Anything to do?

I have an LG G5, and I recently took a video of 5 minutes with it (the maximum) which appeared to be corrupted. The phone stopped the video alone since it arrived to the maximum recording time, and ...
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How to create transparent GIF from transparent PNG or MOV file using FFMPEG Android

We have been trying to create a Transparent GIF animation using a series of transparent PNG files, but No Luck! Reference used: http://blog.pkh.me/p/21-high-quality-gif-with-ffmpeg.html How do I ...
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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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Using android devices as wired webcams for computers?

I have got myself a new phone, and I wonder - if I could use it as a webcam. I know there are WiFi apps to stream video, but: 1. My Wi-Fi network is slow (1-2 MiB/s max) 2. The resolution, framarate ...
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How do I check if my phone has hardware video encoder?

I own a Samsung j7 2016 and I did some search about the CPU and looked for information tools but I've found codec info but not hardware video encoder info anywhere. If you know any app or adb command ...
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How do I stop Archos Video Player treating some television shows as movies?

When Archos Video Player scans the "Television" folder on my microSD card it treats some of the shows as television shows but some of them as movies. As a result, it tries to (badly) to match the ...
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Is there a better way to hide TV shows from the gallery?

Yesterday I copied a few TV episodes to my phone's SD card, and now when I go to send a picture in Facebook Messenger, I'm swamped by those episodes. To fix this (i.e. to stop the videos showing in ...
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Recovering a video that was deleted from a micro SD card after a factory reset

I have an LG G5. I recorded a video interview I had with Bruce Campbell. The video was slightly over 20 minutes long recording at 1080p at 60fps. I noted while it was recording that the video was ...
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Trouble playing videos on Chrome

I have Moto G4 Play (6.0.1) with chrome 62.0.3202.84(latest) installed. I tried to play videos from www.southpark.cc.com but the play button wouldn't appear. A temporary solution was to open in ...
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Detect which application is playing sound / video

I sometimes have applications that keep playing video and/or sound when in the background. These applications do not always show up in the notification area on my Samsung S8+ - but I guess this is not ...
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How many type of video format supported in native android device?

Basically i refer the android developer site and also search on google but did not find any proper solution.
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Change video timestamp on non-rooted device?

I thought I'd be clever and compress some old video files taken with my phone camera using the Video Dieter 2 app. It worked fine, except the new files have new (random) names and their modified ...
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Anyway to achieve frame interpolation or similar video processing for videos in android

I was wondering if there is any way to achieve frame interpolation or similar video processing for videos in android similar to window's SVP (https://www.svp-team.com/wiki/Download).
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Convert x265 to x264 on Android

I have HCL me u1 android Tablet with following specs. Android 4.0 rooted display : 800x480 1 gb ram 1 GZH single core cortex a8 processor 5.5 GB free space Usb port this tab is used only for ...
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How can I control video playback on another device?

I'll be taking a long car trip, and I'd like to be able to control video playback on an Android device in the back of the vehicle from the front of the vehicle. Specific requirements: 2 devices ...
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Facebook and Youtube apps dont play videos properly in Note 2

I use Samsung Note 2. it works fine. it has only one problem. video thumbnails in youtube and facebook app looks fine but when i play the video pixels mix. touch screen , audio works fine. It is my ...
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how can i fix this?

when i watch video in YouTube or Facebook or browsing, doesn't matter where, image is always like this. someone to have solutions about this? thank you!
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How to record two tracks of audio while recording video?

I am trying to make some instructional videos of myself playing guitar and I'm using my Galaxy S7 as my video recorder. For the audio, I have two microphones going into a Behringer mixer and want to ...
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Enable Samsung's “video enhancer” for arbitrary app

The Samsung S7, S8 and perhaps other phones have a "video enhancer" feature that can be turned on in the phone settings. This significantly improves visibility under strong lighting (outdoors) in ...
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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 do I spoof camera input by using a pre-recorded video instead?

We need to joke a friend and we can't figure out how to do this. It should be applicable to any app that requests a video feed
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Weird sound while shooting a video

I've recently had a problem with the touch screen, I couldn't shut the phone and I looked for a little hole because my old tablet had one to shut the phone down. I've found one in the back, then I ...
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Cleaning down phone between uses?

I'm project manager consulting for a charity who have a set of LG Nexus phones that are sent into schools as part of a STEM project. For safeguarding reasons when the phones are returned we need to ...
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How do people use videofiles as a capture source for cameras?

Sometimes you see people streaming videos through apps that are only supposed to use the device camera. My question is, how can you choose a video file to be your capture source for the camera? I'm ...
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FB Messenger - How to get around the extreme photo/video compression resulting in poor quality?

I often send photos/videos to my friends on Messenger. The problem is that FB's algorythm compresses them so badly it really affects their enjoyability. I send HD videos, and they get something like ...
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Is it possible to run video over type-C smartphones?

Is it possible to run a video from a PC (over type-c, hdmi, or displayport) to a type-c smartphone for VR? What limitations would be faced?
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All I need to know about image and video resolution, size and quality in my smartphone

About Images My android smartphone captures images of resolution 4160 x 3120 px (horizontally) with its 13 megapixel rear camera. The image size is usually around 5 MB which is obviously hard to ...