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Questions tagged [video-playback]

Anything related to playing videos on your computer.

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Chrome method to allow Twitter videos to play in the background?

One thing I hate about Twitter is that when playing a video, I can't browse away from that video or page while still having it play. Is there any setting or other method in Chromium that would enable ...
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Measure YouTube player's FPS performance

I would like to measure the performance of a YouTube video, for example the frame rate. There is an option on YouTube called "Stats for nerds", which displays the connection speed as well as buffer ...
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Web video does not play in any browser on Windows 10 system wide

I turned on my computer today and I found that I couldn't play a YouTube video. The page would load and everything looked normal, but the video was in a constantly-buffering state, paused on the first ...
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x265 MKV videos play back with jumps and stutters on my PC. What do I need to upgrade to make movies run smoothly?

Here is a test sample MKV video I am using and I use and here is another test MKV video I am using. These MKV videos are compressed with x265 codec with a resolution of 2160p. It stutters and jumps ...
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Is it possible to remove the black frames in between clips when using MPC-HC playlists?

When you queue up a bunch of clips in the MPC playlist window (ctrl+7), and play them back, the player does not transition seamlessly from the end of one clip to the start of the next. Even when in ...
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Video starts 9 seconds in on VLC media player

I'm working on chopping up a video with VLC. One of the snippets that I have recorded starts at 9 seconds when I try to play it with VLC. My project is recording these snippets, and then converting ...
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Hardware Acceleration Broken in Chrome After Fresh Windows 10 Install

I recently performed a fresh install of Windows 10 on an relatively old desktop PC (~2009). After reinstalling Chrome, I have noticed that some web videos no longer have a display, but instead ...
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play video containing transparency such that contents of window below can peek through?

I really like the 'flamethrower' effect the presenter adds while making an important point in this video at 7:50 I asked him how he did it; he overlaid it in post-production. I want to be able to do ...
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How to play video in emacs?

I use emacs as my primary editor. I'd really like to not have to leave it at all during my workday, but I do more than just code on my computer. Is there a way to play video in emacs?
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JWPlayer SDK supports ads in isolation?

I have an app that plays 10 videos. The first 4 are YouTube (YT) videos, the next 2 videos are my own videos (MY) hosted on my server, the next 4 are YouTube videos. To illustrate: YT, YT, YT, YT, MY,...
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Cannot copy a video DVD to hard drive

I have a video DVD that I cannot copy to my hard disk. When I select all files and folders they are about 250 MB. When I check the DVD drive in "My Computer" it is about 4 GB. All the mail VOB files ...
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Rewind and fast forward YouTube video

How is it possible to rewind and fast forward YouTube video on both Android app and desktop? Is there any setting available on Android and any Safari extension available for desktop? Thanks.
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Smooth playback of .mkv files incorrectly rated at 29fps

I noticed for some mkv files, the frame reported in Explorer and VLC is 29, but this is incorrect as it's actually a 24fps source (i.e. Blu-Ray movie), and the file plays with judder in MPC-HC and VLC....
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How to rotate vertical video for DVD

I have a video recorded in vertical format and I want to put it on a disc but it keeps turning the video sideways so it'll be horizontal. Any way to make it play vertical? I'm using Daemon Tools Lite ...
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How can you play a HDR video on Windows?

I'm wondering: Do I need a certain player? Just playing a HDR video in MPC-HC on the attached TV doesn't work. The video (HEVC MP4 with 10bit color/channel) isn't recognised as HDR, even in D3D ...
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On youtube is it possible to block certain types of videos while in playback mode?

Say I had searched for a song from artist A and then let it play in the background. Youtube will pick for me the next video to play. Sometimes the pick is good and sometimes less good. I was wondering ...
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Tearing with tv and projector

I hope you can help me with, I recently bought a projector but I have a problem. When I connect it via HDMI to my notebook I get tearing on both screens when I play some videos with scenes with a lot ...
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High-specced machine can't fluently play 4K UHD video

I have a machine that should in principle be able to play 4K/UHD uncompressed video. Here are some specs (tell me if you need more): Operating System Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1 CPU ...
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Redirect a video monitor

I don't know a lot about the internet, nor video, but I thought I'd ask here anyway. I have an old Motorola video monitor that is "hard coded" to send all audio and video to the company server, ...
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Cannot view certain videos in Windows 10

I am having a curious problem while trying to watch videos, both online and locally. Some videos (notably mp4 videos) don't display the video, showing a blank white screen instead, while the audio ...
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Videos are green?

All of my videos are green on Windows 10. It doesn't matter if they are locally stored, streamed from YouTube, or played from DVD's; every video type imaginable I could test with is green. It doesn't ...
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Windows 10 is lagging

My Windows 10 sometimes gets lags. It's most annoying when I'm watching videos (YT/flash/disk - doesn't matter). It's look like a 0,5s screen pause and superfast foward to actual play state. I can ...
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video and audio do not play in youtube, or any other video streaming as well as VLC and Windows Media player

Seems like my computer caught some kind of a disease. when you reboot the computer, it will behave just fine. You cannot detect it at the first chance. but give it some time and gradually it can no ...
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Web video playback stops, only reboot helps

This happen every other day. I watch a YT video, it suddenly halts and I can't get it to play anymore. When it happens, it affects all browsers, except IE plays a couple seconds and then halts. ...
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Video 'artifacting' in Chrome for 7 seconds, black video in Edge and IE for 7 seconds (Facebook, YouTube Gaming) - also on some GIFs

This is something I've noticed on Facebook mainly, and I believe it's caused by Windows 10 upgrade + latest AMD 15.7 drivers, because those are the only two things that have really been changed ...
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One keyboard two computers

I believe in order to send keyboard protocol commands to (2) computers at the same time I would need to sort of "host USB" device. I am trying to control 2 video playback computers sending space-bar ...
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100% GPU Utilisation with MPC-HC using CUVID

I'm using MPC-HC 1.7.8 that came from a K-Lite pack using the LAV (0.64) splitters and so on. On windows 7 64bit, with a Nvidia GTX 770. I want to use madVR and CUVID for the best playback, however ...
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How to play an original DVD (.VOB file) in VLC after copying it to my PC?

I have copied an entire DVD to my PC but when I try to play it in VLC it does not play perfectly and sticks every time. When it is played directly i.e. from the disc, it is played perfectly but in ...
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How to change playback speed steps in VLC Player?

I am using VLC player as my video and audio player on Ubuntu (14.04). In playback menu under speed item, I can choose Faster (fine) or Slower (fine) to speed up or down playback. But it changed speed ...
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How to increase the playback speed of a recorded WebEx meeting?

My company records WebEx meetings. Playing them back usually starts in IE and then jumps to a standard WebEx client (showing the shared screen and participants list), and also has the playback ...
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Playing HD videos on a low spec computer using USB-to-HDMI adapter

I have a computer branded FitPC3 that I am using as a file server, here are the specs: CPU: AMD G-T40N (Dual-core) 1.00 Ghz (CPU-Z shows 1.33 Ghz) GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6290 (384-MB DDR3 memory) + ...
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How do I view an AVI file that requires GTCC codec?

I have pretty much tried every type of decoder package out there (K-lite, CCCP, Satsuki, etc.) but no luck. I used an old webcam back in the early 2000s when recording. Really need to know what this ...
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How to view movies frame by frame or move smoothly through a video sequence (golf swing!)

How do I control display of a movie so I can move it smoothly through a sequence and stop at any point? I have a Go Pro that can take 400 frames/sec and a video cam that takes ? frames/sec, but all I ...
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System requirements for high definition videos [duplicate]

I am going for vacation soon, and I am carrying a hard disk full of movies and a projector with me. Our vacation home has an old AMD Athlon PC, running Windows XP. Average video memory. It's a year-...
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Video and audio in all applications unable to play past first frame/second

Update 2 : I have at long last found the source of the problem. This appears to be caused by my Logitech G35 headphones. https://forums.logitech.com/t5/Logitech-G-Headsets/G35-Crashing-My-Sound/td-p/...
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Issue with remembering the playback position in PotPlayer

I use PotPlayer as my default video player, and I like its functionality very much, especially that it remembers the positions where I left off watching the last time, in each playlist I have created. ...
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Why'd a 1080p video playing on 1366x768 resolution screen show black bars?

Above is a screenshot of the properties of the video I played in VLC. As you can see, it clearly shows that the video is 1080p. But when I am playing the video on my Windows laptop (with a 1366x768 ...
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Solution for choppy video because of bit-rate too high?

When I play a 1080p 10bit-depth video with VLC-player, the video goes choppy and even freezes. I'm using Dell Inspiron 1525 and VLC 2.1.2. Windows Vista Home Premium. Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express ...
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YouTube horrible resolution in fullscreen

I have had this issue with Chrome and YouTube playing videos in a horrible resolution when i switch to fullscreen. My host OS screen resolution is 1920x1080. But flash player often goes down to ...
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How do I make MPC show forced subtitles?

There is Home Cinema video player, installed directly from its site. And it can show any other subtitles in a MKV video file, but it not showing the forced ones. I can select them, but there is just ...
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How to display uncompressed gray video?

I have video file that is capture of uncompressed video stream. Its media info is as follows: Format : AVI Format/Info : Audio Video ...
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How to crop/change aspect ratio with 3D movies?

I've bought myself a new 3D TV and I'm loving it! However I'm bumping into issues I never thought existed.. Until now.. Most 3D movies out there are either top/bottom or side by side. They are ...
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Why is WMV playback cut off (half black)?

Starting today, WMV playback on several software programs is incorrect. The bottom half of the WMV appears correctly, but the top half is black. This happens whether the WMV is scaled or not, and ...
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How can I set the default aspect ratio for videos in VLC?

When opening video files, sometimes the aspect ratio doesn't fit my TV and I see black bars either side: How can I set the default aspect ratio to 16:9, so that I don't have to right-click and ...
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How to play AVI video in format SMB8, 0x38424D53?

I have one video which can not be played on Mac OS X, and the output of MPlayer reads: VIDEO: [SMB8] 1280x1024 8bpp 200.000 fps 2097152.0 kbps (256000.0 kbyte/s) Cannot find codec matching ...
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How can I watch an Infrared movie in normal color

I run Win7 HP. I have a WMV video, shot in infrared mode. The video has some greenish-gray color. The video looks like as in the image below; But I want to watch the video in normal color format. How ...
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Play 4 videos at once

For a number of reasons not worth saying I need to play 4 videos at the exactly same time on 4 different screens. I already tried a few softwares like vidlord (that plays 4 videos at the same time but ...
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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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How to seek only video with external audio in mplayer?

I have a separate video and audio file. The audio basically would cover only a part of the video. They differ greatly in length with the video being much longer. (My video is several hours long while ...
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HD 1080p .mkv videos don't play smooth. Is it a CPU, GPU, player or OS issue?

I have some .mkv 1080p videos but VLC can't play them smoothly. If I open the Task Manager, I can see that CPU is at 100%, because VLC uses as much as it can (95% or more). Then, I wonder Is it a ...