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

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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 ...
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Store Lovefilm streaming movies with Sony SMP-N200

I have a Sony SMP-N200 Media Streamer, which I want to use with the LoveFilm streaming service. The streamer has no storage that I'm aware of. How can I cache film downloads on another device so ...
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CD player with pregap support? [closed]

Is there a software CD player that supports playing of the hidden track (track 1 pregap)?
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how to play MP3 files at fast speed

I have MP3 file and the contents are continuous and slow. Is there any tool, which converts them to fast speed. I am aware of the fact that with VLC, i can play fast. But, the problem is every time ...
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How to remember positions within multiple files in Media Player Classic?

I tend to have many instances of Media Player Classic (Best Player in my opinion) open because I switch from one video to another, then pause and go back to it later (as in, hours or days). Is ...
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building a media pc from scrap parts [closed]

I am wanting to build a media pc from some old parts and i have a few questions as well. My goals for the media center pc: blue ray 1080p watch youtube and other internet video work with my ...
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Disable prompt to convert videos copied to media device

I have a Samsung Galaxy S II, which when connected to my Windows 7 computer acts as a "Portable Media Player" Whenever I try to copy a video onto the device, it prompts if I want to convert it, ...
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How to keep VLC player in minimized mode?

I'm using VLC media player which can play almost all kinds of audio and video formats. While listening to audio, I keep VLC in minimized mode and can work on other windows. But when I select to listen ...
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How can I get the URL of the bare audio stream played by a browser?

I have some internet radio stations which I can listen to inside a browser; but to play them in media players like VLC I need the URL of the actual audio stream. How can I get my browser (chrome or ...
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Can I send keystrokes to a specific application?

I have a multimedia keyboard with Play/Pause, Next, Previous, etc. buttons on it, and use Rhapsody for my music. There is an issue, however, where the program will not recognize (or OS will not pass) ...
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Auto analyze audio and rename ID tags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Auto-tagging MP3s I used several applications for iOS platforms such as: Soundhound, Shazam. They work like that: First records music from mic, then searches it over ...
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How to set the video playback rate or perform a seek() using gst-launch?

Is it possible to change the playback rate of a video in gst-launch to make it play faster/slower? Or is there a way to set the video to start playing from a specific position? Take into ...
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How to store as a file, a small clip within a song being played using VLC Media player

If I am playing a song in VLC Media player 1.1.7(On Win-7). I select points A and B to loop between that points while playing back, I want to store the clip of the song between point A and B as ...
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Looking for a video media player program that saves colour/volume profiles for individual videos? [closed]

I use VLC right now but I'm tired of having 24 VLC players open because I watch that many different things each week so I just leave them open indefinitely; having to set each one up with the ...
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Need windows video player with seek preview feature

I am looking for a windows video player with the seek preview feature, like the one in the Hulu player described as follows: "Seek Preview displays a preview thumbnail when the mouse hovers over a ...
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play avi, mp4, flv in 1 software

I'm looking for a software that can play mp4 (quicktime), flv, and avi, rm (real media). Other criteria is the ability to fast forward and fast rewind.and the ability to play at speeds greater than 1. ...
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Is there media player with support of multiple genre tags

A lot of songs have multiple genre, for example a song can be jazz, electronic and vocal. I'd like to be able to find the song when I look at either of the genres. I use foobar and it doesn't have ...
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Ultimate low-footprint music player for Mac OSX?

My Mac at work has 2GB of RAM total, and I'm constantly using enough middleweight programs simultaneously that I wind up in Rainbow Circle Hell. I've been using Songbird, but it frequently runs into ...
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How to play a 'disc image file' in Windows 7 64-bit?

How do I watch a 4GB film in 'disc image file' format on my computer? I tried VLC but only one "extras" clip is working but without any audio and when I click on any other options on the home screen ...
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What format/resolution for ripping DVDs to view on a tv?

I'd like to rip my DVD collection both to free up some shelf space in my living room. I have a PC hooked up to my television, but it has very little disk space, so I'd like something I can view over ...
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Is there a Windows app that can do FLV playlists?

Does anyone know of a Windows software that can do FLV playlists? In other words, you'd load a bunch of FLV files and have them play one after another.
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How do I get my Logitech media buttons to control Spotify

I have a Logitech diNovo keyboard which includes media buttons for play/pause, stop, next, previous. I would like to let those buttons control Spotify. I've tried to add Spotify to the players.ini ...
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What media player has speed and sound increase?

What media player has speed and volume increase? At the moment i only know of VLC which does up to ~32x speed and 400% volume. What other options do i have? I am using windows7
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How to play security cam records

I have a security video records on my computer. And try to play them, I almost tried all possible alternative players. The file extensions are exp and h264, some errors I have received could not ...
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No sound when I play a video with a media player, but there is sound when I watch videos with a web browser. How to solve this problem?

When I play a video with a media player, there is no sound. But when I watch videos on the Internet, there is sound. What's wrong with my computer? How to solve this problem? My system is windows XP.
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What resources or software should my computer have to play M2TS file without delays?

My computer's configuration is: Intel Core i5-2500 3.30GHz RAM 8 GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 1GB HDD 1GB 7200 Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio Monitor with 1920x1200 resolution Windows 7 Ultimate ...
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What is the Simplest software solution for format shifting DVD library to use in a media station?

I noticed that format shifting is soon to become legal in the UK and was wondering if there was a simple solution to ripping a large number of DVDs to a computer with a nice TV friendly UI. Ideally ...
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How to move videos to specific folders one by one with media player?

I need to rearrange video folder which has hundreds of videos. I'm searching a media player that lets you to organize videos in playlist?
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UPNP/DLNA music player for Windows? [closed]

I'm looking for a UPNP/DLNA Client for Windows. The server is MediaTomb on a Ubuntu box. The clients are Windows (any, XP and up). I'm looking for a simplistic music player program but failed to ...
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Control windows audio player using hotkeys

I am looking to control Windows Media Player, or any audio player for that matter, using hotkeys while typing in Microsoft Word (listening to recorded lectures and want to take a lot of notes, ...
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Start movie playback on asys O!Play over telnet

I hope this is the correct stackpage to ask this question. I have an asus oplay mediaplayer next to my tv which offers a telnet interface. Now i have built a nice app that indexes my media library ...
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MP3 player for OS X with wide timer bar

I am trying to play back sound files on my Macintosh, recordings of lectures made with a digital recorder. The problem is that in iTunes, the timer bar is very narrow, so if I want to "rewind" by a ...
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Windows not recognizing CDs, but Blu-Ray drive will still play them

I have a LG Blu-Ray writer, a WH10LS30. My OS is Windows 7, 64-bit. After the last three updates received from Windows Update (though I don't know them to be the cause), my CDs are not being ...
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Is there any Windows-based media player software that allows you to pause a video, and then un-pause a few seconds earlier?

I often use my laptop in the kitchen for following along with pre-recorded real-time cooking recipes. Sometimes the chef in the video gets too far ahead of me and I need to pause the video for a ...
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Video players that display audio waveforms

Are there any programs that can play video and display the audio track as a waveform? I need one for either OSX, Linux, or Windows.
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Last.fm scrobbler and Zune software

I have beens using Zune player on my Windows (7/Pro/64-bit) machine as my main music player, and I have been using the Zuse extension for interaction with the Last.fm's scrobbler. But the Zuse ...
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Which media player software can show two subtitles at once in ubuntu

I think KMplayer is work but it's work for KDE but not for GNOME
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Multiple instances of Media Player Classic in multiple windows

How can I set Media Player Classic so that new instances of the player are opened when a new file is opened. Right now, the newly opened video starts playing in the already opened instance.
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Which player can play AC3 tracks in a video?

I have a movie in avi format and its sound part in ac3 format. Which player can play my 'custom' sound with a movie?
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Is that possible to stream Windows desktop to upnp media player or LCD TV

We may use Windows Media Player to stream media content to UPnP devices or TV. I wish to to stream the Windows desktop to the UPnP devices or TV. Is this possible?
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Media player only works as administrator?

It seems I can only get Media Player 12 to work as administrator. If I run it normally (I am in the administrator group on my local PC) and right click on Music, and choose Manage Music Library. ...
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I need a video player [or an addon for WMP/MPCHC/VLC] that has 'Smart Playlists' (a la iTunes)?

iTunes [..] Smart Playlists based on powerful features like My Rating, Last Played, Keywords, and Total Play Count. Basically I watch a bunch of old reruns of TV shows on shuffle in a playlist. ...
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VLC's http interface and other web based media players

VLC has this nice http interface. I will say it is nice that it has a http interface, but the interface layout is a little bit rude. Do you know of other http "skins" available for VLC in http mode ...
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which is the best media player to watch playlist video

I have many video tutorials and i want simple player , where i have playlist visible on left and video on right. i could not found any good player. Usually all player have separate window for ...
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Windows 7 shortcut to play/pause Windows Media Player from anywhere?

What is the kind of shortcut or way to to play/pause Windows Media Player from anywhere? I'm tired of having to search for my Windows Media Player in my taskbar each time a colleague ask me ...
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Torrent video player?

Could you please suggest if there are any good torrent video players available? I mean torrent clients which download last piece of video file, then sequentially from beginning and do not lock the ...
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Media player (Windows or Linux) that's easy to control with a gamepad?

I have a Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710 that I'd like to be able to use as a remote control for a media player on my PC. I currently map the gamepad to certain hot-keys for use with VLC, but I can't ...
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Media Player Classic with latest K-Lite Codec chokes on FLV

I have FLV files that I want to play with Media Player Classic. Whenever I seek using the navigation bar the whole video stops. When I play it again, I receive the last still image while the audio ...