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

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Get XMMS2 to call outside script on automatic playlist advance?

Is there a way to get XMMS2 to call an outside script when it advances in a playlist - either automatically or via manual intervention (e.g. xmms2 next)? The goal is to have balloons pop up on my ...
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Songs/Movies are not being played

The problem I am facing is very odd. None of my songs (.mp3/.avi etc) are not able to run in any of the media players: Windows media player, Windows media center, VLC, DIV etc. What I have done ...
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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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Mac .flac player that organizes folder structure? Can Songbird write to a ntfs drive?

I have a bunch of music in .flac format on my pc. I would like to put that music on an external drive which I can access from both my Mac and PC at work. I have the drive formatted in NTFS using ...
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I have an address mms://www.somesite.com/abcd but can't find a way to open in Windows Media Player

Using the newest and most awesome Windows Media Player on Windows 7, I have an address mms://www.somesite.com/abcd but can't figure out how to open it... It must be a profound software system.
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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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.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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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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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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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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A flash MP3 player that will take a URL and can auto play

I am looking for a flash MP3 player that can be accessed using a URL and that can play an MP3 file from another URL but also has the ability to autoplay. Something like http://mail.google.com/mail/...
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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 Shift+...
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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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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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cant find nas mediaplayer on vista

I have a Icy Box IB MP3010HW media player. I have it on wireless and have it connected to my TP Link WR641G router and can access the radio on the net. The problem i have is Vista SP2 does not see ...
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Use earphones remote controller on Windows

Luckily for me, my computer recognizes presses on the Apple EarBuds' remote: Each time the green bar goes up, it is because I pressed the middle button on the remote (The one between volume up and ...
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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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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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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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How can I control a remote streaming VLC player with a local VLC player?

I know VLC player can stream video and audio in several ways, and that it also has web interface along with some other ways to control it remotely. But can I make a local VLC player be able to control ...
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How to get Clementine to play AAC files (on Windows)?

I just installed the Clementine audio player. I like it, but it doesn't play my .aac files. This Ubuntu forum post suggests this is due to decoder licensing issues, and necessitates installing 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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Why does iTunes display a different total play length and size in the status bar in different views?

In iTunes 12 (.4.0.119) different total play length times and total media sizes are displayed in the status bar when in different views of the same media type, music. For example; when in album grid ...
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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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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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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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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 "\\m[^\\\\]...
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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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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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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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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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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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Adding Groove Music into “Open with” popup

I’m transferring files and music from old audio cassettes to CD-R. With Voice Recorder in Windows 10, I rip them onto the hard drive. Later, I burn them to a CD-R. Using Cyberlink Power2Go 10, I ...
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VLC or MPC-HC open video folder and wait for video selection

In VLC or MPC-HC is there a way (native ou a plug-in) to open the player pointing to a specified folder, and show all videos (thumbnails preferrably) waiting for the user to choose one to see... If ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...