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Android Video Camera Emulator [closed]

Please can you send me a link to a good Android video camera simulator/emulator? I'm writing an article about how to shoot professional-quality videos on Android smartphones, but I don't have one, and ...
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Why can I receive a 7mb video text but it is too large to forward?

Problem: I have an A51 Samsung. I can't forward a text video that was attached and text to me from another A51 (my wife's). What I tried: I tried saving smaller since I cannot trim it. It just doesn't ...
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Web video from archive.org does not play

I have an Android 9 box with Chrome and Firefox installed. Usually if video does not play in one browser, it does play in another, YouTube works in both. However, videos from archive.org do not play, ...
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Reduce video size

I want to transfer video files over the internet. I intend to reduce a video size of 100x MB to below 10 MB. I tried some apps, but they reduce the size down to 10x MB, not below 10 MB. Also, their ...
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Is it possible to record MJPEG directly on Android?

Is it possible to record video from an android camera directly as MJPEG? I am interested in MJPEG for quality purposes. I don't want to record video via default android settings and then convert to ...
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Unable to play some multimedia

I have a P30 lite. When trying to play a video from YouTube (app and web), the video open, but just keeps spinning, and eventually it just freezes. I've tried both with a without WiFi. I am unable to ...
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How many hours long “continuous video” can you shoot on Huawei P30 Lite 2019 model?

I want to shoot an extremely long video (almost 6-8 hours). Is the Huawei P30 Lite 2019 model BLE able to do it? If not, for how many hours will it last?
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Is it possible to record uncompressed or > 150000 kb/S video on a smartphone or tablet?

Is it possible to record uncompressed or > 150000 kb/S video on a smartphone or tablet? If so, how and what devices are compatible? I am able to do this with cheap logitech webcams, however the ...
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How to stop a video from a web page from continuing to play after I shut down web page?

I often play videos that are embedded in a web page. When I close Google or Chrome, the video keeps playing and I can't find it. What setting do I need to change so that the video stops when I close ...
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How can I remotely trigger a video capture with adb? [duplicate]

Currently, I'm using DroidCam to expose my cell phone as a webcam to Linux, and recording a stream with VLC. This works, but when mastering a video (and not streaming live), I don't need a webcam. I ...
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Does Newpipe support video queue?

Audio-only playback is supported in the form of 'play queue', but I don't see any way to queue videos (Newpipe version 0.20.8). I typically have around 100 videos on my "watch later" ...
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Do all android phones store videos with rotational metadata?

Do all android phones store videos with rotational metadata? For example, I just recorded a video on my 'phone', holding it in portrait, and using the front-facing camera (used the front facing camera ...
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Audio & Video Codecs not working on Android 7.1.2 phone

Since recently the phone i have been using for about 2.5 years has developed an issue with it's audio and video codecs. Videos won't play in the Google Chrome app, in the YouTube app, not in Whatsapp ...
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Is there any way to share image+audio from an android device to a pc without mirroring?

I have a robot that uses android (API 22) but it doesn't have screen mirroring. One of our clients wants to stream the screen and internal audio (not the voices from people outside) of this robot to ...
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Instagram stories and local videos play in slow motion but sound is fine

A friend of mine started facing this problem yesterday night: when she browses through her Instagram stories, the video plays at a slower rate than normal, however the sound is totally fine. She went ...
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Motion camera app using video

I just started using Alfred camera which is a security camera app. I noticed in my Samsung note 9 that when I switch from photo to video the quality improves and location changes. Which tells me it is ...
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WhatsApp video doesn't play and has a warning icon (Video format h264 not supported)

Using WhatsApp version 2.20.206.24 on a Huawei Y9 2019 with Android 9. Received the following video (i tested both forwarding and sending the video directly - on both cases i faced the same problem) ...
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android tv-box not playing embedded videos in any browser, after uninstalling default NETFLIX app that came with the box?

After a lot of research I could not find an answer anywhere so please enlighten me. I have a tanix tx3 android tv-box that comes with a pre-installed old version of Netflix app which doesn't function ...
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VLC black screen, and Disable HW Overlays

I have a Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2, with rooted Android 4.1.2. I have installed VLC v3.0.13 on it - which is seemingly the last version that can be installed on Android 4.1.2 (all later builds of VLC ...
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Upside down videos on BlueStacks

I use the latest version of BlueStacks as a simulator on my PC at the office. I've installed Instagram on the BlueStacks simulator to work easier when I don't have my mobile phone with me at the ...
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how to calculate the length of all videos in a folder on android?

I have a folder with 20 videos. I need to calc length of all this videos. How to do this? (I do not have access to a computer.)
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Compress a video for android using ffmpeg

I'm trying to compress a video to send it around in a messenger. Normally I would use something like ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec libx265 -crf 28 output.mp4 but if I send it around in a messenger app ...
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Wrong aspect ratio for video sent with WhatsApp (only when trimmed)

When I take videos with my Sony Alpha 5000 and transfer them to my Android device, the aspect ratio looks fine in all players tested (F-Stop, VLC, MX Player Pro, ES Media-Player). When I send such a ...
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Instagram videos shown upside-down on BlueStacks

I'm using the latest version of BlueStacks. I have installed my Instagram account on BlueStacks. It is for the time that I work on my PC instead of my phone. All the videos are showing upside-down. ...
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What is an effective way to backup data?

I have a ton of stuff. Some of it is very old. One bizarre issue I run into when using android is that I can't copy or even see some of the oldest files when I plug the phone to a computer and open it ...
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Android suddenly refuses to play ANY videos in any app on my galaxy tab s2

Is there any way to fix this without restarting? Attempting to play any video in any app on my Galaxy Tab S2 will cause the video tile to load forever or else cause that app to freeze. YouTube will ...
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usb video preview

after digitizing all my family's old video footage I am now looking for a way to distribute the rendered videos in the family. I would have preferred a classic DVD or Bluray with a menu, but the ...
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Fix a corrupted Video recorded in mobile

I have an Honor phone. I was recording a video and in the middle of it, it stopped recording because I ran out of space on my phone. It says that it does not support the playback of this kind of video....
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YouTube Premium: Downloaded videos - Original channel deleted?

I have subscribed for YouTube Premium and have downloaded some tutorial videos I want to keep. However, the channel owner will be deleting his entire channel soon. Research online is difficult and I'...
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Does Android save videos from Instagram live in the cache?

I hosted an instagram live interview yesterday and when it came to saving it to post to IGTV there was an error. I believe it was either due to a network error or that there may not have been enough ...
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Way to prevent the noise when 2 phones together

In using an app, for example Wechat, to have video chats. Two Android phones A and B are sitting in the same room. The two users of A and B stated video chat with mobile phones C and D in another ...
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Why downloaded videos by VidMate can only be played using PLAYit?

I have downloaded a video from YouTube using VidMate. The video is in 1080p and is in MP4 format. When I tried to play it on mobile, it is not playing. I also tried it on PC using VLC Player, but ...
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How to get acces to offline YouTube videos downloaded to my Android 9 Cellphone?

I use to download youtube videos so I can watch then offline. But I don't like the "YouTube video player". So, how could I have access to the offline youtube videos so I can open them using my video ...
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Youtube video in fullscreen mode being croped

I have a phone Xiaomi Mi 9T with android 9 and I have MIUI installed on it. My problem is that when watching videos on mobile version youtube in fullscreen mode videos are being cropped. Here is an ...
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My Android YouTube App won't play certain codecs but plays others just fine

The Android YouTube app on my phone won't play any video with the vp09.00.51.08.01.01.01.01 codec, which seems to be every main stream, popular video. My Android YouTube app will play videos with ...
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How to recover unsaved video file on Android?

I've got a Samsung S9 phone and today I was taking a lot of photos and videos. For one video we pushed record for about 30 seconds and then pushed stop. It appeared to have been recorded. However, ...
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How can I block ads in Facebook videos

I have installed AdGuard Pro and have installed all the filters. Nearly every video I watch on Facebook (only when using my Android phone) becomes interrupted by a video ad. In contrast, my partner ...
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How to start video record from PC?

is there a way to record a video just like if I would record with a normal camera app but with the difference, that I can observe the image on the PC? I've tried IP webcam and droidcam, but both ...
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Is it possible to play .3gp videos in browser on Android?

I am not able to play .3gp videos with Google Chrome nor Firefox on Android. Chrome plays the video without image, only sound. And Firefox asks me directly to download the video. I wonder if there ...
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Mobile video player in Chrome doesn't work on certain site

I have a problem with build-in video player in Chrome. For such sites, as m.youtube.com it's work correctly and looks like this: It worked for site yummyanime.club as too. But some days ago video ...
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Android 6.0.1 Mysterious “Videos” Taking Up Space

I have been made confused by the Storage Info of my phone since it shows 3.16 GB of videos took up my internal space. But then I checked, the videos not even passed 250 MB in total size. Can't seem ...
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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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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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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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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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