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Embedded YouTube videos have sound but no video

Whenever I come across a page with an embedded YouTube video and press play then the sound will be heard but the video will be blank (a black screen). The controls work just fine - it's just that I ...
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Pdf videos on mobile phone

I put a video in my pdf with Acrobat and there I can watch my video. But if I open the pdf on my mobile, I can't watch the video, I only see an image. Is there a way to watch videos of a pdf in a ...
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Unable to Seek on Full Screen Videos in Chrome/Chrome Beta

So I have an odd issue that I haven't been able to find a fix for. When I'm watching a video in Chrome (or Chrome Beta), if I go full screen, whenever I try to seek to a different time in the video, ...
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Automatic app updating interrupts video

I have a Google Nexus 6P. Irritatingly enough, when apps are finished updating, whatever video I'm watching in whatever app is paused. Every time. And when you can't schedule app updates for when you'...
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Choppy playback of HD video on Jellybean

I run Jellybean on my Galaxy Nexus, and ever since I switched from ICS I've started getting choppy playback of HD video. I used to be able to watch 720p video without any problem in MX Player. If 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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Can I use a Bluetooth Lavalier Mic while recording video?

I want to use a wireless Bluetooth Lavalier mic (Like this) while recording a video. I'm open to any configuration or app to get this done. I have a Galaxy Note 5, is there a way to get a Bluetooth (...
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Creating 'fake' microphone and camera inputs on an Android mobile

Disclaimer: I don't own an android mobile, but would definitely get one if the below were possible. On my mac, I can use software like CamTwist and SoundSiphon to create 'fake' webcam and microphone ...
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Quickest way to sync video taken with Android to computer

I'm taking a video on my Nexus 5 and I want to view it on my computer immediately afterward. What's the quickest way to do that? Here are the options I know about, please tell me if there's something ...
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Generate different thumbnails for videos in Gallery

Device: Nexus 7 Android: 4.4.2 Gallery app: 1.1.40304 I have a series of videos with a similar first 30 seconds. The thumbnails for all of them look identical. Is there any way of making the Gallery ...
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How to watch videos with Hebrew subtitles?

I've bought an adapter for watching movies and tv shows from my smartphone (galaxy s3) to the big screen tv. For some reason, all of the video player apps I've tried so far have problems with ...
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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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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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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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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Deletes All Of My Photos & Videos

My Infinix Hot2 X510 (Running on AndroidOne) got Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Friday, this is the good news :). The bad news is after updating the system all of my photos & videos are GONE, ...
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How can I edit a video to correct an incorrect orientation?

I recorded a video clip on my Samsung Galaxy S4 in the horizontal orientation. If I download it to a computer it plays correctly in a wide aspect ratio and is not rotated. When I play it on the phone,...
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Is it possible to play real media on an android tablet?

I would like to play the real media videos at http://www.cs.princeton.edu/theory/index.php/Main/AdditiveCombinatoricsMinicourse . However neither vlc nor mxplayer seem to work. Is it possible?
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How do I record video from both front and back facing cameras at same time?

How do I record video from both the front and back facing cameras at same time?
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How can I edit/produce themed videos on Android (e.g. iMovie for Android)?

In video editting apps, is there something like iMovie, which allows you to make movies based on "themes"? I.e. stichs movie clips together on a theme like "princess" or "adventurer" and form an ...
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DLNA app that supports output orientation?

On the Samsung Galaxy S2 is a DLNA client / server application called AllShare. This can direct audio, video and images to a DLNA consumer on the network the phone is on. In my case, this happens to ...
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HTTP Progressive Streaming from .mp4 link problem in Android 2.2

http://streaming.sit.kmutt.ac.th/test.mp4 Using above link, I use web browser in android 2.2 open this link, it cannot stream video using video player. But if I use android 2.3.x, it's ok. Why ...
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Watch video with sub/idx subtitle?

I have MX Player Pro but it does not support sub/idx subtitle. How can I watch videos on my Android device with sub/idx subtitles?
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Do I have any chance to recover this video?

Using Samsung Galaxy ACE s5830 Android 2.3.6 Well I made a mistake. I was recording an important video with my smartphone (the default video recorder) and then I put the cellphone close to my chest. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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transferring movies from Mac to Samsung Jitterbug

Using Android file transfer, I moved some photos and short videos to a Samsung Jitterbug's photo folder. The photos all show up, the movies do not. Any suggestions? Thank you.
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Android gallery images all grey

So I'm not sure or what causes this but in my gallery, a lot or most of my images and videos turn this grey color and only some can be opened, it's as if they have become corrupt. Does anyone know ...
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Is it possible for a phone to save video directly to PC hard drive?

I want to use my phone as a camera, but at the same time not to use any recording software on the PC, because it drains a lot of processor speed and has lag. As in to use a directory on the PC hard ...
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Video file is not readable when trying to upload

I recently downloaded a zip file with two .mov video files in it. Once I unzipped the file onto my Android phone (HTC One), I converted the file using a Media Converter app. I can play the file on a ...
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Galaxy s3 tablet periodically disconnected from panasonic hc-x929 wifi network

Question: How can I prevent a periodic wifi disconnection from my android galaxy s tablet to my Panasonic hc-x920 video camera? Background: I have a Panasonic hc-x920 video camera which has wifi ...
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Can I set a custom caption image for the Video sent over WhatsApp?

Videos sent and received on WhatsApp has one of the random frame from video as caption image. Any idea, how this image is chosen and is it possible to change it? For example in my 01:06 min video, ...
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“Can't play this video” when trying to play downloaded DailyMotion video

From one of the answer in Copy synced videos in/from Dailymotion, Go to the cache, and find the file that you want to play. There will be 2 files with the same name, one will be only a few kb, the ...
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ZTE N9130: Video recorded, but doesn't show under Camera, Gallery or a Video player, though it can be seen under File manager

My wife's phone is a ZTE N9130 and it has a rather odd problem when recording video. It'll record, but then the video doesn't appear in the camera application for you to review. In fact, no videos do. ...
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Cannot find recorded video that I recorded. How can I dig it out?

Earlier today I used Google Camera to record four videos. I clearly hit the record and stop buttons both time. When I got home only two of those showed up in my gallery. The two longer ones did not. ...
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Upload video to another device during filming?

Here is the problem I am facing. If filming with a smartphone that doesn't come with a microsd card, you are severely limited by storage, especially if you want it shoot full HD video (on my phone ...
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Green screen/freeze during videos/gifs

Since a few days, I've some troubles when I watch gifs/videos on my nexus 4. The phone freeze at the beginning of the video, then the screen turn green, and during 4/5 minutes I can't do anything. I ...
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Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition won't play video fullscreen

My galaxy note 10.1 (2014 edition) tablet used to be able to show netflix and youtube and other video links fullscreen. Now, the video quality drops dramatically and skips to black screens between ...
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NOTE 10.1 (2012) HDMI not displaying correctly

I have an official HDMI adapter for my Note 10.1 and it displays the android desktop perfectly fine, there are side bars but I assume these are due to the resolution of my device not being 1080p. ...
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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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cannot play or copy corrupted video

I have a Samsung galaxy S4. I have changed the settings so that the pictures and video taken from the phone camera are saved in a folder on the external memory card. Usually this works quite well. ...
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MMS video auto compression

I have a new Samsung Galaxy Note 3. I love the device, but sending a quick video MMS seems to be a challenge. On other devices I have used, the video will automatically get compressed to a very low ...