Questions tagged [video-streaming]

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Streaming movie from Galaxy S5 to TV, through laptop?

Summary: I want to stream Google Play movie from Android to HDMI/VGA/Composite TV, possibly through laptop. I have no idea whether it's possible or not but I'd really love some insight from some more ...
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Can't play multicast using VLC application on Amazon Fire TV settop box

I have downloaded the VLC application to my Amazon Fire TV settop box. I want to use the VLC application to play a multicast video that is streaming on my LAN but it does not play. I have noticed ...
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Is it possible to adjust aspect ratio on an Android device?

I have an Android device that has a 4:3 aspect ratio. When I watch videos in full screen mode, sometimes the aspect ratio causes the video to be distorted. Is there a way to temporarily adjust the ...
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Changing default video player in Google Chrome for Android

tl;dr When you open any video, default HTML5 player is used. What I want is to make Google Chrome to use custom video player whenever it wants to playback a video Longer story My real goal is to ...
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FFMpeg stream to FFServer from Back Camera

I'm looking for a way to stream my camera video from my Android phone to an FFServer, like I would with FFMpeg from the command line in Linux: ffmpeg -f video4linux2 -i /dev/video0 http://IP:8090/...
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Is there a reasonably straightforward way to download videos from proprietary web browser players?

I have a Samsung SM-P900 tablet that I bought specifically to watch professional education videos during a long commute. Unfortunately almost immediately after that the videos I want to watch the most,...
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How to play/stream/cast sound and video separately to different devices

What I have. Portable Projector with DLNA & Miracast functionality. 5.1 Channel speaker with bluetooth. Android devices version Marshmallow[6.0](Alternate devices with Lollipop[5.1] also ...
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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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Stream video over Samba or nfs to Android device

I have a file server on the LAN that serves Samba and NFS. What applications can connect with any of those protocols and stream video from it, without unlocking/rooting?
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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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Send video stream from android device

I'm new in android. I was planning to create a Video streaming mobile to mobile in the same wifi connnection but i don't know how to start. I've read about the RTP/RTSP/UDP for streaming video and ...
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Video apps all failing?

I've recently noticed a whole collection of video streaming apps all failing at once on my Samsung S8+. YouTube, Amazon Prime Video and All4 are all now dead -Amazon will start up but not play ...
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Playing an embedded Youtube video directly in the Youtube app

I am using a very low speced smart-phone and heavy sites like Khan Academy are very difficult to load. When ever I watch a video on their site my phone slow down and frequently crashes. So, is there ...
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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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Google Cardboard video gets paused automatically

I just bought a new Google Cardboard and downloaded the official Google Cardboard app. The problem is when I play videos in the Google Cardboard app they are pausing automatically, which is very ...
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Stream from PS3 to Android?

I am able to stream content from my Android device to the PS3 and watch it on the TV that's connected to the PS3. What I want to do is stream the game play video from PS3 to my android device. I ...
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Stream FLV/MKV Files From a Windows Phone(Lumia 520) in Android Phone(Nexus 4)

I have a Nexus 4 (Lollipop) & a Lumia 520 (Windows 8.1) Since, Nexus has limitations of Data size & Lumia supports a microsd, Most of my Videos/movies are stored in lumia 520's SD card. ...
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Is there a way to cast video from one Android device to up to 2 other devices?

Lets say I have the following Android devices: An Android smartphone running 4.1 with Wifi capabilities (2) Android tables running 4.1 with similar Wifi capabilities Is there an app that makes it ...
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P30 can't download media

I have a Huawei P30 and I can't download any video. I can stream but as soon as I press download. It just hangs and has a waiting for network msg. I have tried this on mobile data and wifi.
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Black bars when watching videos

Whenever I watch a video on my Android tablet (in landscape mode), from any source (e.g. web via Chrome, iPlayer, 4OD, mp4), there are black bars at the top and bottom of the screen. When watching the ...
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Android Webcam for Video Calling

I have looked around and found the apps like Open Camera which allows me to use my webcam via OTG cable and record video or take still pictures. There some apps which allow streaming to YouTube using ...
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how to stream or share files from Linux to Android?

How can I browse a Linux directory over wi-fi to list files from Linux on Android for video streaming on Android? While I don't mind mucking about in the CLI with Linux would want to do this as ...
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Video errors across apps

I have an annoying problem. My Huawei honor 4c began some time ago to refuse to play videos on many different apps. I first noticed the problem on YouTube (I get the common "tap to try again" error, ...
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How to replace local camera video stram by a remote one

I want to make the facebook app stream my laptop screen (as live video), my idea is to change source stream of the phone camera to a remote stream from a laptop, any idea on how to do this (with an ...
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How to fix poor sound and video quality when pairing YouTube with a television?

I tried pairing the official Android YouTube app (by Google) with a television so I could watch a few videos on something larger. I was surprised by the poor quality of the audio and video. The ...
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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 ...