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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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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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Can I find the video recording if SD card storage had filled during the recording

I was taking a video of an event for about 45 minutes and I did not recieve any error message saying memory was full. When the event was over and I stopped recording It said something like "File Saved ...
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Only get sound through earphones on certain mp4 videos, no sound on speakers

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 with Android 8. I have certain mp4 videos where I can only get sound when I plug my earphones in and no sound plays on the speakers when the earphones are out even if I turn ...
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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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Issue with video looping on Android box

I seem to be experiencing a strange issue when trying to loop videos on my android device. I have tried using VLC and MX player. Both allow you to set a video to loop, but in my case, every time the ...
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How can I use video files as a virtual camera on Android?

How can I use my video files as a virtual camera on Android on BlueStacks emulator (I'm on Windows)? I need this to apply advanced filters of an app to my videos (if you have other solutions tell me)....
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Input buffer exhausted before END element found when i try to add watermark to video

I am getting this message with the crash in my app whenever I am trying to add a watermark to the video[Specific video]. also, this message and crash are caused by the only specific video that I ...
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German characters not shown properly in video subtitles

I have this Samsung Galaxy S5 with Android 4. When I play a video with German subtitles, the german characters (such as ä, ü, ...) are not shown properly. What should I do?
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How to turn off Video Capture start/stop bleeper sound

I have tried to turn off the Video Capture bleeper, but even when the volume is silent it is emitted at maximum volume. It seems to me that it is a simple case of hard-coded instructions effectively ...
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Where has the geotag gone? (Videos taken on Samsung Galaxy S9)

Yesterday, I made a strange observation on my Galaxy S9+: Turn on geotags and record video in the default camera app Go to that video in the gallery app and check it: Yes, it has geo information Use ...
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How do I record audio in ASR app while record video in the Camera app?

I have an OPPO F11 Pro model CPH1969EX_11_A.40 running Android Version 9 (Pie). I have scoured the Internet in vain. Is there a way to record audio (voice) in the ASR app while recording video in the ...
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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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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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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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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 mute audio of video ads?

My phone has Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) even when it's on silent mode, some apps show audible video ads. How can I mute the ads audio?
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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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