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How to play YouTube videos at 2x speed?

Update 2017: It is now also possible to change the speed in the YouTube app, by clicking the three dot menu when playing a video, and then selecting Playback Speed Other ways: Sharing the video to an ...
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Where does YouTube's offline feature store video files?

The location for those videos on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is as below: Internal storage/Android/data/com.google.android.youtube/files/Offline/(system generated folder name)/streams There might ...
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Way to prevent the noise when 2 phones together

This phenomenon is called audio feedback which usually occurs when the sound from the speakers reaches back into the microphone, and then gets amplified because of the speaker-mic loop. Common and ...
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How to play YouTube videos at 2x speed?

As of 2014, the YouTube app does not have that feature. However, it's available if you use a browser in desktop mode. Here's what it looks like on Chrome (on desktop mode):
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Connect a USB soundcard to an Android phone? And use it for videos?

Yes it is possible. I'm doing this with several devices for amateur radio and video production with KineMaster Pro. For amateur radio, I use the DigiMaster MiniProSC connected via OTG cable to a Nexus ...
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How Do I change from PTP to MTP mode? Cannot find options in settings

You can do that via adb or a terminal app (in the latter case, ommit the leading adb shell from the examples): read settings: adb shell getprop sys.usb.config find valid settings: adb shell grep usb....
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Disable autoplay video in Chrome

On Android Chrome 54, turn off autoplay of media by going to Settings - Site Settings - Media - Autoplay and Block autoplay. This feature is disabled if you have data compression enabled in your ...
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Can I attach a USB mic to any Android phone?

Yes, Android supports standard USB audio class devices: Android 5.0 (API level 21) and above supports a subset of USB audio class 1 (UAC1) features: The Android device must act as host ...
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Way to prevent the noise when 2 phones together

Before feedback cancellation techniques became common, such an effect would happen even with one pair of phones, e.g. phone A calling phone C. If both phones are on loudspeaker, then the signal ...
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I was recording and video on my phone when the battery died, how can I recover the video file?

I had the same promblem. A solution which worked for me was an app "MP4Fix", which you can get in google play for free. It repaired my video in a few sec and placed it in different folder (it kept ...
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Why does the youtube offline videos get expired

Apparently YouTube videos downloaded for offline viewing get expired after a certain amount of time. I haven't heard anything official about though. The downloaded videos are stored in the internal ...
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How many type of video format supported in native android device?

Basic supported video format are 3GPP (.3gp) MPEG-4 (.mp4) WebM (.webm) Matroska (.mkv, Android 4.0+) More Information on Developer site
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When you record a video at 60 fps, how can you play the video back at 24 fps?

Using VLC player: play the video tap the screen to bring up the controls click the three dots button click the"playback speed" button adjust to 45 - 50% done It doesn't get you exactly the 24 fps ...
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How some android phone supports 4k video capture and playback while some pc doesn't.?

Most smartphones have dedicated video encode and decode hardware. It's specifically designed for that task, and it has a fast connection to the memory, and often the decoded video frames can be ...
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VLC speed play in Android app

VLC for Android supports playback speed regulation up to 4.0x, with audio pitch adjustment (optional). The setting is under ⋮ ( Advanced Options). Image source: https://wiki.videolan.org/...
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Android 4.4.2 youtube/video stuck in pause

The trick was to put the tablet into Airplane mode and then to take it out of Airplane mode again. Unlike just disconnecting and reconnecting the wifi link, this actually unloads and reloads the wifi ...
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Disable autoplay video in Chrome

Starting from Chrome 47, there's a Chrome flag that is used to turn media autoplay on/off: Disable gesture requirement for media playback. Disable user gesture requirement for playing media elements. ...
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Move saved YouTube videos between devices

I am afraid to say this but moving videos between devices is not supported, Yet, AFAIK. Here are few technical details. When user download those videos, using official YouTube app, Android saves ...
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Play video with 2x speed in MX player kindly help

I just realized that when you move two fingers up and down the left side of the screen (like when you adjust brightness, but with two fingers) the playback speed adjusts accordingly.
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Is it possible to write video directly to external device while recording

As I mentioned in the comments, you can use IP webcam apps on Play Store and then turn your mobile easily into a webcam and record your computer's screen using a video recording software. This way you ...
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Enable autoplay HTML5 video in chrome

This can be turned on/off in Chrome using flags. This is on the user end though and cannot be change in the browser from a website or app. You can also do this in your own app using the api for ...
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Good combination for playing media from SMB/CIFS share?

VLC for Android plays media from SMB shares. I use VLC on my tablet, my little Android set top box and about to put it on my firesticks. I also use VLC on my Windows and Linux PC's.
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Android compresses all the photos I see online

The compression is actually performed by your carrier. Almost all mobile network carriers compress images to reduce bandwidth use on slow mobile connections. You can avoid the compression by ...
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Video stopped recording after ~31 minutes

This issue of video stopping at the size ~3.80GB seems to be file size restriction embedded in the camera app, irrespective of the filesystem your SD card has, or the space left in it. (Note that some ...
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Why does the youtube offline videos get expired

It seems that YouTube Offline feature is expected to work that way, in specific regions/countries. In India, those offline videos are not removed at all(unless YOU remove them or uninstall updates of ...
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Disable autoplay video in Chrome

Chrome for Android doesn't have an option to disable autoplay. My solution is: Switch to Firefox.
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Keep sound from video playing in background

I personally use MX Player, and it does what you say very well. It has support for locked screen audio playback, background play of audio from videos, pop-up videos and others. Downside is that the ...
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Webpage objects extend beyond visibility

It isn’t browser’s fault, the video container has hardcoded width of 560px, that’s about 1960px on Nexus’s screen, which itself has width of 1440px. That’s webmaster’s fault, as it’s possible to make ...
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How many type of video format supported in native android device?

Android Supported Video Format/Codec H.263 H.264 AVC MPEG-4 SP VP8  Supported Video File Types/Container Formats  H.263 >            • 3GPP (.3gp)                          • MPEG-4 (.mp4) H.264 ...
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Is there a better way to hide TV shows from the gallery?

The solution to that is pretty easy: Instead of renaming the folder to .Video (and thus "hiding" it completely), simply place a file named .nomedia inside it. That way you hide it from the media ...
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