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Good combination for playing media from SMB/CIFS share?

Currently I am using ES File Explorer + MX Player to play audio and video files for this. Unfortunately it has some problems: MX Player sees only current playing file, not a directory. So I can't ...
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Possible to play YouTube videos at 2x speed?

So I use a Galaxy S5. I'd like to play YouTube videos (or videos anywhere else) at 2x speed, but I can't find any options for that. Is it possible to find a way to do this on Android?
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4K Video Recording with the Camera2 API

In the Android Lollipop, Google released the Camera2 API. Does this mean in Lollipop, any phone with a 5MP camera would be able to shoot 2K video and any 13MP camera would be able to shoot 4K video, ...
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YouTube videos all choppy

Has anyone seen this behavior when playing videos in the YouTube app? I've tried clearing both the cache and data for the app, but it did not help. Note in the screenshot how the video is all choppy ...
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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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Does the screen resolution matter for video players?

Following on from my question over at video.ex, do media/video players downscale a video if the resolution is bigger than the screen resolution? I'm wondering if it really matters if a phone/tablet ...
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How to jump to next chapter when playing back videos?

I'm trying to play back .mp4 videos that have chapters embedded in them. They play fine on desktop players like VLC, and on my iPod, but I can't select/choose/jump to these chapter markers on Android. ...
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How some android phone supports 4k video capture and playback while some pc doesn't.? [closed]

I just heard of the Snapdragon 805 specs and i was astonished to see that it supports 4K Video capture and playback, then came to know that some Sony Smartphones already supports 4K Video capture and ...
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Can I attach a USB mic to any Android phone?

Can I attach a USB mic to any Android phone? Which one? I am asking since I need to be able to shoot video with sound clear of noise. Hence, I need the phone to shoot good video quality as well(...
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Why chrome shows video in android device, but opera does not?

Opera has built-in proxy and presser of traffic - it is very useful for me. But opera, instead of to show a video, downloads it. It isn't I want. How can I (without root and with android 4.3) learn ...
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HTC One won't play any video after update

My Android HTC One is currently running Android Version 4.4.2, a few days ago it updated a bunch of apps, about 27 I think. I honestly can't remember which updated and which didn't. Since then it won'...
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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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AOSP ROMs Video Playback Capability

I have one problem with AOSP roms and I consider this as the biggest one. I have a Galaxy S3 I9300 running Stock 4.3 deodexed, zipaligned etc. Now with this ROM I am able to play almost all types of ...
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How do I get the maximum video compatibility on my Android device?

I use miniDLNA to stream videos from my Ubuntu computer to my Galaxy tablet running Android 4.4 and BubbleUPNP. Some video files don't play at all. Some play the video, but no sound. It doesn't seem ...
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Unable to play Snapchat videos

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace and I am unable to view most videos on Snapchat that people send to me. I have tried to rectify the problem by downloading MX player and VLC player and updating to Snapchat ...
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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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“File too large” when merging a video file on TubeMate

I have Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and I'm using TubeMate 2.1.2 to download an HD video on YouTube. After the download finished, there is a merging file problem, and an error appeared: File too large ...
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Restore deleted files in phone card of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

I keeped my camera photos and videos in DCIM/Camera in phone card. I has moved files to empty SD card in phone when it was accedentaly interrupted by deleting Camera folder. How can I restore my ...
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Password protected video

I want to protect my instructional video with a password. There is a use case. When a user wants to play an encrypted file (update: file located on user's android device), the encrypted file will ...
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“Loading video…” seems to take forever on Android

For some reason, whenever I try to stream a video on my Galaxy S3 (running the latest stable Cyanogenmod 10) it takes up to 1 minute before it eventually starts playing. The exact same video on my ...
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what app/script is responsible for video media?

When podcast videos or youtube videos or flash videos play, what app is behind that? I'd like to be able to use that script/app to as a trigger for tasker to do something whenever ANY video is ...
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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 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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List of supported A/V and Image Codecs

Using ADB, is it possible to obtain a list of audio, video and image codecs supported on a given device? Whether or not they physically play is another story. I'm just trying to poke the device and ...
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Force Android's default photo browser to display only images on KitKat

I have Android 4.4.2 KitKat currently on my ASUS Nexus 7 LTE tablet and I have two native photo browsers applications: Photos and Gallery. Both of them displays both images and video stored on my ...
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Is it possible to write video directly to external device while recording

I have a Nexus 5 that I'd like to use for some video recording. The meetings I'd like to record are likely to run long enough that they might cause my phone to run out of space mid-recording. I am ...
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How to play video on mobile browser's webpage WHILE ON the webpage?

On any browser I try, even with SkyFire 4.0 and Flash, when I play a video on a webpage, what happens is the video is actually played by another program(Moboplayer, SkyFire's client, HTML5 browser ...
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Is there a video player that supports the orientation flag?

My camera takes videos that save the orientation of the video. I'd like to have them play with the correct orientation on my phone. Is there a player (paid or free) that does this?
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Video output on audio port

I've seen phone that are able to output video from standard Android audio port or jack. Given this, I am thinking of what are the possibilities of doing an android app that can output video from the ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Enable autoplay HTML5 video in chrome

In my project I need to autoplay a HTML5 video in the browser when the page is loaded. I have tried a several javascript solutions but none of them work. I read that the android browser blocks ...
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How do I record a ~45 minute 1080p video with external mic?

I am currently using the camcorder function that comes with lgcamera because it allows me to use the microphone as the source of sound input. But I found that it stops when the recording size reaches ...
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.htaccess protected HTML5 videos not playing

I have videos in a directory which is protected through .htaccess. I want to deliver the videos by means of the <video> tag. Here is an example: protected video Use test/test to login. ...
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Why video made with iOS can't be read on Android but the inverse works

I'm currently testing why a video made with an iOS device does not seems to work on my Galaxy S3. Here's the file info from ffmpeg : Video took with Galaxy S3: Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, ...
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How can I preview (watch online) videos while downloading the torrent?

How can I preview (watch online) videos downloaded from torrent? I've tried Torrent Stream Controller with Ace Stream Engine for Android but it seems to be only for torrent tv and I even couldn't ...
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Turn animated gif into WhatsApp sendable video

I'd like to convert a short gif-animation to a video so I can send it to a friend via WhatsApp. Do you know easy ways to accomplish that (e.g. codec etc.)? Best would be doing it on the device ...
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Broadcast screen over wireless

With my Sony Xperia Z1, I can use NFC to "pair" it to Sony TVs to broadcast what is being displayed on my phone on the TV screen as well. I would like to do this however I don't have a Sony TV. Is it ...
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Connecting android device with PC using HDMI (video recording)

I am android game developer, really wanted to capture nice quality video preview of my game for promotion purposes. And my question is, If I would connect by android device (Samsung Galaxy S3 or Nexus ...
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Is there any way to adjust the colour intensity during the playback of a video on my S3?

I have tried many video players looking for a colour adjustment while playing a movie on my phone but I can't seem to find a setting such as this. Is the Android OS incapable of it? Does the stock ...
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How to force my tablet to remember which video files it was playing and make it easy to resume playing these files next time device is powered up?

I am using Samsung Note 10.1 to watch lots of instructional videos; each course is composed of 10-40 video files, stored in folders, subfolders etc I have tried bunch of video players; most of them ...
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How do I play videos in a loop in the Samsung stock player?

I want to play a video repeatedly in the Samsung stock video player. Is there a way? Samsung Galaxy S3 OS: 4.1.1
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How to create videos similar to Khan-Academy videos with a Samsung Galaxy?

I would like to know what is the best option to create videos with audio similar to those of Khan Academy with Samsung Galaxy Tablets. Some of my colleagues have Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Note and some of ...
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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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Taking pictures while recording a video

How can I take pictures while recording a video, similar to the feature introduced in the Galaxy S3 or is that a hardware feature? If the feature is available (e.g., via an app), which handsets and ...
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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?