Media players can run audio video files. Many media players also support library management for audio & video files.

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Software to keep several MP4 videos lined up for instant playback [on hold]

I need to have a handful of video files loaded and ready for almost instantaneous playback. My goal is to use an remote signal to trigger one specific video, but I need to minimize any delay between ...
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A software to play videos very fast?

I have security camera recordings whose video files are 1 - 8 hours in duration and I need to be able to view them in a short period of time to review long periods of time. Windows Media Player ...
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BSPlayer not detecting secondary audio track

I have BSPlayer version 2.67. With some movies including dual audio (found for .mkv files until now), it only plays the local language audio (spanish in my case) and shows no option to play more ...
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Media player with animated thumbnails on hover (Windows)

Is there a video player (or an addon for one like XBMC for instance) that provides animated thumbnails on hover with the mouse (to get a preview of what's happening in the video)?
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“Now playing hotkey” media player addon or software for *nix? [closed]

Looking for an addon/app or media player that provides a 'Now Playing' hotkey output to clipboard feature, similar to that of AMIP (advanced mIRC integration plugin) that runs natively in Linux - ...
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KM Player and Pot Player Crash Windows 8.1

I had windows 8.1 and I reinstalled it because of low speed. now everything is fine but when I installed KM Player it can't run videos! It worked fine before reinstalling windows. Then I installed ...
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No audio with :start-time

Using the :start-time (or --start-time) option with VLC on the command line usually causes no audio to be played. There seem to be "sweet spots" where it does -- e.g. vlc foo.mkv :start-time=601 ...
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How change the layout (e.g. background-color) of autoplaylists in foobar2000?

A nice feature of the highly customizable music player foobar2000 is to generate autoplaylists. Autoplaylists are filtered lists of music that automatically update when you add new music to your ...
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Playback multiple (three) videos, with different starting point, side by side synchronized?

This question is similar to, but not the same as: How to play multiple videos side-by-side synchronized? Difference is that videos I try to playback has different/offset starting point. The answers ...
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Drag audio files out of a media player

I recall a feature in an older Amarok version (Linux), where you could select tracks in your music library and drag them out of the player, directly to a folder on your harddrive. Does anyone know of ...
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Debian Jessie: VLC Media Player crashing Xorg when opening file/stream, only works for opening capture device

Every time I open a file using VLC through the GUI, or in a terminal, Xorg crashes leaving me to the console interface and I need to run xinit again. The only thing that won't crash is when a video or ...
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Archos TV+ media player doesn't boot anymore

My Archos TV+ media player doesn't boot anymore. One morning the player booted by itself and after I turned it of by pressing reset, the player isn't working anymore. I tried to reset it again but ...
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Openshot and ffplay: no sound on video playback

I am experiencing some difficulties with openshot-1.4.3 (build from src with all deps) video editor: there is no sound on video preview. It seams that ffplay omits sound ether. I could not find any ...
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vlc plays only grey screen with some moving parts

I have got some problem with vlc media player after some updates on ubuntu 12.04. Audio and subtitles works fine, but the picture is just grey. I have tried some other output settings x11 video ...
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iTunes playback skipping on some songs

A client of mine has called me with a bizarre problem. The PC he runs his music from (~200GB of it) uses iTunes and it has started skipping (or stuttering) at the start of some songs when the ...
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Is there way to not replace existing MPC-playlist when double click media file?

So my problem is that I have some pre-made playlist and when i open any media file this playlist is overwrite with new one that contain only this file. It is possible to add file that I opened at the ...
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Make Windows go to sleep regardless of playing media

Is there a way to make Windows 7 sleep/hibernate no matter if a media player is playing music/movies or not? I'm asking because I've had times when I'm listening to music while I'm on the PC and when ...
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Control ONLY media player volume with my media keys (not system volume)?

I have a Logitech G110 keyboard, if it matters. The volume scroller on my keyboard controls both my system volume and the volume of whatever media player is running at the time. Is it possible to ...
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Media player apps do not react to media keys when they lose the focus

You may noticed that Windows Media Player will react to keyboards media keys even when its windows does not have focus. But other media player software that I have tested (PotPlayer,KMplayer) do not ...
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Music player that resumes where last paused [closed]

Winamp is going away and I like to listen to podcasts. I have to download them from home as my work has a non-streaming policy (even though we have a subway tunnel of an internet pipe, whatever). I ...
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Cheap but effective network TV (PC) [closed]

I am trying to hook my TV to the network via a PC/media device. My aim: Be able to copy movies from my PC to my TV (across rooms). Be able to then play the movie on my TV (while my PC is off). ...
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How to play back a YouTube video at the exact size it was recorded?

Is there an easy way (I probably know of an hard way, which I'll explain later) to play a video from YouTube at the exact size the video was recorded? (admitting that I've got a screen whose size is ...
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Windows Media Player - Media library is corrupted

Error: "Windows Media Player cannot play the file because the required video codec is not installed on your computer." Solution applied: 1- "http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926373" 2- Media ...
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Media library with variable availability

I have a collection of movies: A laptop might have a subset of these internally; the complete library might be available on a connected external disk. Various subsets might be available in the ...
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Cannot seek ahead in songs started by Windows Media Player, but can when played by WMP?

If I am in Library > Music in Windows Media Player and I double-click a song or album, it starts playing, but I cannot skip ahead in the song. Clicking the seek bar restarts the song. However, when ...
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windows - chrome/firefox can play sound but media players cannot

On my Windows 7 Laptop, sound recently stopped working in WMP/VLC/MPC/iTunes/QuicMPCkTime, however, sound continues to work in chrome, firefox and IE. dxdiag reports no errors. My sound card is a ...
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Flashing bricked Linux/Android 3D Media player with busyBox

I have bricked my home 3D media player based on Realtek RTD1886 chipset (Bluetimes BT 3550B) when I have flash it with a wrong firmware, now, he don't want boot and only loop on logo screen. I have ...
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A full-buffered media player which would load the whole media file

Well, everyone knows (I mean a lot of superpower users) that all kinds of multimedia applications need to read a part of the media files into the memory, and after processing, play that part for the ...
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Record key sequence on keyboard for play/pause

I have recently switched from a keyboard that has media buttons (Logitech) for play/pause to one instead with recordable macros (Poker 2). Are there alt-codes or any key sequence I can record to ...
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youtube video playing without sound when downloaded?

I have been looking for this since a long long time. I have downloaded a few videos from you-tube using IDM(all mp4). When I opened the video in VLC media player,a black screen appeared and started ...
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VLC Media Player - Extremely long delays before some DVDs play / show any menu

With some DVDs there's a long delay before a movie begins. No menus, nothing. With a couple of movies it's an extremely long delay (For example Hollow Man finally shows a menu after about 7.5 minutes ...
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Output script to audio in Ubuntu?

I am playing around with algorithmic and generative music (at this point it's all generative noise). I have a simple Python script which outputs numbers (ala "bytebeats"). I want to listen to the ...
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Software to rip CD during playback?

Is it possible for me to play an audio CD and at the same time (i.e. concurrently with the playback) rip/convert the played tracks to MP3? If yes, how can I do this on Windows?
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How to delete multiple files from an MTP device?

How may I delete multiple selected files from an MTP device in a single operation? Though Delete on a single file succeeds, on multiple files it fails, saying No such interface is supported, as here: ...
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looking for suggestions for a basic music media player [closed]

I'm not really sure where to start looking, but I'd need a basic mp3 & wma player for windows 7 (free if possible). I don't want something that will waste my RAM and CPU, and I don't want to ...
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AIMP 3 Repeats One Track In Playlist

When I'm trying to play a playlist, it plays the first track and then repeats it. How to make it play the next track instead? Also tried to tag this question as 'aimp', but there's no such tag ...
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Browsing the web using a secondary sound output device

I use the web for playing music (usually tunein radio). I have two sound cards - one for the computer speakers (primary) and one for my stereo system (secondary). I'm looking for a software - web ...
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How to “one-click” delete a file that is currently playing on Media Player Classic

Is there a way to do it straight from MPC or could I create a separate program that would detect the file that is currently playing and delete it (I know it is possible to delete files while they are ...
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How to select 1 hour video clip from multiple folders using VLC

I have different collection of video training and I would like to select 1 hour or 30 min video, which can have multiple clips, based on the duration, it may not be exactly 30 min. Is it possible to ...
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Media file can be played after deleted?

I have experienced the following paradox many times, and I don't understand how it happens. I open a big music/video file (say 100 MB), and when it starts playing, I delete it (permanently). In spite ...
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Media player, black and white picture on TV

I'm having trouble with my media box Maxell MMB E50 which I recently purchased. I connect it on my Sony Triniton via cable (yellow, red and white) and i tried to connect it via scart cable on tv, ...
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Program for bookmarking long videos on my local hard drive? [closed]

I'd like to be able to open a video, watch it a bit, and then store a bookmark, continue watching maybe bookmark it again, close the video, come back a day or two later, and pick up where I left off ...
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Can I browse by Artist, then by Album, then by Song in the Xbox Music app for Windows 8?

Most music players allow you to browse like this: Select an artist from the list of artists Select an album from a list of the artist's albums Play the album or view its songs In the Xbox Music ...
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Hardware Mediaplayer display [closed]

I'm looking for a keyboard or just a little display to attach on my keyboard or something like that, what will show me the music tracks i'm playing in windowsmedia player, itunes, etc. I did some ...
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HD video is slower than audio output

I have an HD video files (1920x1080 H.264 DUAL AUDIO FLAC) file type: MKV file size: 1.25 GB file length: 24 minutes the problem is the video output is not synchronized with audio output, something ...
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A media player which records/logs media files played

I (Windows OS user) am currently listening to some audio tutorials (mostly mp3 formats). The tutorial set contains hundreds of media files. I am requiring a function in the media player which helps me ...
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.mov playing the sound but no video

I'am playing a .mov file from VTC but the thing is each time I run the video on VLC player. the .mov is working there is an audio but video seems to be stuck in one place. how can I fix this?
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Access media collection with metadata over DLNA

I've got a big media collection on my main PC, and would like to be able to watch it on different devices (TV, laptop), without having to manually copy files around. A good way to do this seems to be ...
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Auto stopping windows media player when headphone is unplugged

Is a way to configure windows or at least the windows media player to auto stop playing when the headphone is unplugged from the jack ?
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How can I make Windows Media Player 11 index an unindexed field in its “Library” window?

How can I make WMP 11 index an un-indexed field in its "Library" window (as it does with Genre, Albums, Release Date, etc.) so it can be found using WMP's Search feature? What tells WMP which fields ...