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

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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?
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Trouble playing 1080p HEVC format on VLC, MPC, Potplayer

I am having trouble playing HEVC 1080p file on my system. I don't have a really strong PC, but I will give the facts: Ram: 2GB OS: Win 7 ultimate processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core T4500 @2.3Ghz ...
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Windows: Creating global key mapping

I'd like to create a global key mapping in Windows 10 to emulate a dedicated "next song" button (my keboard only has a play/pause button). How do I do this? Incidentally, I'm surprised this is so ...
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How to play a movie listening to two sound tracks simultaneously?

I have movie files with multiple audio tracks (in the MKV container). I want to watch a movie while sending one language to the speakers (for the kids) and another language to the headphones (for ...
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How to open second instance of program with a hotkey?

I used to remember how to do this, use some sort of hotkey to open a second instance of a program that doesn't support it, for example windows media player 12. I have tried WIN+Shift+(number) to open ...
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Incoming SMS opens video player on Galaxy S5 [migrated]

Incoming SMS messages from my wife's iPhone almost always cause my Galaxy S5 to attempt to open a media player app (video player, Pandora, YouTube, etc). No other SMS or MMS messages from any other ...
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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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How can I make mpv show the duration counter constantly?

I use the mpv video player in Linux. With the keys Shift+P, I can see the duration of the video I am watching. How can I set mpv to show the duration all the time (without the need of pressing ...
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Media Player Classic HC (K-Lite Codecs) Mutes my system when playing some files

As the title states, I'm trying to play some videos in K-Lite Codec Pack (12.0.1) MPC-HC (1.7.10.101), and when the track is playing my system stops being able to produce sound on my speakers. (pause ...
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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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How to play multiple videos side-by-side synchronized?

I've got 3 videos, all 3 have the same time, same amount of frames, and they only differ in terms of encoding quality. Now I need them to run side-by-side in synchronized fashion for evaluation ...
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Windows Audio Service stops working correctly

Ahoy! Here is a story: I'm working in Premiere Pro, editing some videos while my PC is screaming cause in bigger projects 8 gigs of RAM is way too little. Anyway everything works quite nice. I ...
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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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Keyboard media keys force assigned to Grove Music (Windows 10 and Logitech K400 Plus)

My keyboard's media keys recognize Grove Music as standard media player and I can't change it. I'am using "Logitech Options" manager, because "SetPoint" manager not compatible with this keyboard. I ...
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Media Player Classic Homecinema display problem

Recently I started having problems with Media Player Classic Homecinema. As far as I know, I didn't install any updates (or any new software actually). Also, I'm using default Windows 7 RC codecs; I ...
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Do most music CDs contain the needed info about their tracks?

I see that many audio players (I mean multimedia software like Winamp or Foobar2000) have the ability of searching music information on databases like CDDB. Shouldn't such info already be available on ...
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How to prevent VLC from opening a window that is too big? [duplicate]

Sometimes VLC may open a small window. But sometimes it will open a window that is like 90% of the entire screen making clicking the controls very hard. Is there a way to set a consistent size for ...
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How do I temporarily disable video output on PotPlayer?

I'm using PotPlayer in workplace. It is allowed for people to listen to an audio file in the background here, but I think it may cause a problem if they see me watching video. Is there a way of ...
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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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How to do ReplayGain for music videos?

I have a playlist of several music videos, but the videos have different loudness. I want to play the playlist so that the loudness of each video would be the same, without the need to manually ...
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Is there a Media player that can skip the silent parts of an audio/video?

Is there a Media player that can skip the silent parts of an audio/video? While watching lectures, it is annoying to be stuck in the real time and going at the same rate of the actual thing, where ...
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What's a good audio player for musicians?

Can you recommend any free audio players (for windows) which are well suited for musicians? Some of the features I'd like to see in a player are: change the pitch of a song (e.g. transpose songs in ...
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How to shuffle videos with specifics videos in between

I have nearly 1000 video songs and i want to shuffle them and add specific video (Like Ads) in between them. So when i play videos with shuffle, after every 2-3 songs Ad video will be played. Is it ...
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How to shuffle pieces of large video files?

For a party we want to show film-fragments using a projector. We have around 50 full-length movie avis and would like to shuffle them in shorter pieces. So every ca. 2-5 minutes another piece should ...
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Customize media key behavior

You know these keyboards that have special keys to control media players? Like Play/Pause, Forward, Backwards etc. I'm not entirely happy about their behavior and would like to change it. As it is ...
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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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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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video player that shows milliseconds

I need to play MP4 files on my win7 which apart from minutes and seconds, should display the milliseconds. I currently have GOM, VLC and MPC-HC. (Note that I want to use a regular lightweight video ...
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Why my .mov video not showing any video but just audio is playbacked?

I'm learning & going through some tutorials in .mov format, but for some videos I cannot see any videos, but listen to just audios... I'm running those through VLC & Media Player Classic Home ...
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MP3 file seek is bugged

I face an issue with certain MP3 files downloaded from YouTube, which get somehow corrupted. When I try to seek using the seekbar of a Media Player before 30 seconds it just restarts the MP3, while ...
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Microsoft software overriding media controls

I'm having a problem with Microsoft Office 2013 overriding some of the media control keys on my keyboard. The keyboard has all the normal keys to control my media player (I'm using MediaMonkey): ...
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Media library with variable availability [closed]

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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What all factors affect the ability of a video player to play a particular file?

I am trying to determine what all factors decide whether a file can be played by a particular video player, such as software or dvd player or TV with usb function or any media player. Are there other ...
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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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How to get subtitles automatically? [closed]

I would like to use a movie player that downloaded subtitles in the language of my preference automatically. There is anything like it? And plugins?
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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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Whenever I type, my media player slows right down.. and I don't know why?

It is the same with SMPlayer or VLC media player.. It's a WIN XP machine. I've noticed this with any other machine. Also, it seems to take a while to type out..
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Play 2 media files synchronously with one set of controls for both

I have 2 media files: Video+(2x)audio (Movie). Audio (Commentary). Commentary audio track starts with an offset before the movie starts.* I need to be able to(simultaneously): See the video ...
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How do you convert FLV file format to a format that Picasa recognizes (e.g. AVI, MPEG, WMV)?

I use one of the Firefox plugins for embedded video to download content from Youtube and other sites. The program downloads these videos in FLV format, and I have VLC Media Player to play them, which ...
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is there windows media player in Windows 8 Enterprise N

I have installed my laptop with windows 8 Enterprise N, but windows media player didn't installed with the operating system, i have repeated this two times but there is not. does the windows media ...
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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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How to get Foobar to be as WinAmp'y as possible?

I want to switch away from the terrible memory-eating monster that is WinAmp, and foobar2000 keeps coming up as an alternative. However, it's myriad plug-ins and weird UI are kind of daunting to me. ...
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Player for playing .mp4sub files

I have just downloaded a bunch of .mp4 files, which are accompanied by .mp4sub files. There are exactly three .mp4sub (named b, c and d) files for each .mp4 (named a). Example pattern: a_Astra.mp4, ...
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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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Pipe a list of files into vlc and mpc

I'm trying to pipe a list of all my files that start with "m" in my music folder. This line grabs all of my filenames correctly. I'm using windows 7 command line. dir /s /b | findstr -i -r ...
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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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How to get my USB 3 hard drive working with a USB 2 device

I recently bought a 2TB USB 3.0 hard drive to keep my family videos and photos. I want to use it with my Sumvision Micro Cyclone Micro 2 media player. The player works perfectly with an older hard ...
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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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Linux: Portable MP3-Player syncing on commandline

I'm searching a console-application which helps me managing my portable mp3-player. The player is a simple mountpoint so nothing special here. My Wish-Application would work as following: I provide ...