Questions tagged [video-playback]

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Youtube-style controls for video & audio in Chrome

When playing a 'plain' audio or video file in Chrome, such as when directly accessing a .mp3 or .mp4 file on your local storage, the default Chrome player is very bare-bones - a play/pause button, ...
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ffmpeg configuration dialog in Linux

When playing video files on Windows, and when ffmpeg is used (as a filter?) - I remember getting a taskbar icon for it, which I could right-click to open a rich configuration dialog, with all sorts of ...
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Windows 10 Movies & TV App auto loop on start

Is there a way to make Windows 10's Movies & TV app automatically loop a particular video? Specifically, I would like to have a way to automate the following process which I have been doing ...
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VLC 'Continue playback' doesn't work until you are quite a bit into the video. It also doesn't remember the playback speed

My settings Playback speed is the speed at which the video is played. As in the title. I'm using the 3.0.11 version on Windows 10 Pro. I cannot say how much into the video do I have to be for it to ...
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How to disable mplayer keyboard controls?

I'd like to be able to start mplayer (fullscreen) and disable all its keyboard controls. I want to keep the video playing until the end with no interaction. I tried switches that looked relevant, but ...
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Hotkey Cycling Through Multiple Playlists

I'm looking to create a media playlist with a two-tiered index. Essentially, this would be equivalent to creating a playlist of playlists which can be cycled through from independent hotkeys. For ...
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Persistant lag during video playback on a high end HTPC

I have high end PC but I cannot playback videos smoothly. I have a Intel Core i7 8700K, 16gb RAM and GeForce GTX 1080. I have my PC connected via DisplayPort to HDMI cable to a LG 75UM7110 TV. I must ...
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KM Player latest version issue. How to solve the issue?

I am using KM player for the past few years. Recently I have updated to latest version (2020.3.24.15) before that the old version which I was using had the option to "start playback in half size etc." ...
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a video player for mac that has adjustable A-B Loop points

Looking for a video player for mac that allows the "A-B Loop" or "A-B Repeat" of sections of the video. VLC can do AB Loop for sections but the only way to adjust the AB Loop is to re-set both start ...
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How to fix my video lag that occurs on every possible video source on my Dell XPS13 9350 on Windows 10?

I have a video issue: Whenever I play video, no matter the source (youtube, netflix, netflix app, a downloaded video file), the video lags the audio. This seems to build up as I play a video: it gets ...
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Viewing a .srf (Steinberg Resource File) on a Linux system

I have a Samsung Smart TV that for each recording done using its built-in recorder produces 6 different files with the following extensions each: .cip, .inf, .mdb, .mta, .srf, and .ss. The .srf file ...
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What is necessary to play 8K60 footage?

For reference, my computer is 9900K, GTX 1070. Playback is done on Chrome. Codec listed as vp09.00.51.08.01.01.01.01 (315) / opus (251), although I do not know if that can vary. I have found a video ...
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VLC Playback Stutters with ProRes-encoded Video

I have a 4K 60fps 3.46 GB video file that was encoded from a lossless 8bpc RGB mov video file using the following ffmpeg settings: ffmpeg -i 8bpcRGB.mov -c:v prores_ks -profile:v 2 -bits_per_mb 540 -...
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Video playback from laptop to external screen causes stutter

I have created a video for a presentation. It's an AVI with lossless H.264 encoding. It plays from my laptop on a 2560x1440 screen at 60 Hz. Every now and then it stutters. Is there a straightforward ...
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Video players stopped responding to media keys

Since a couple weeks ago, most nice video players have stopped responding to the keyboard media keys when out of focus. I've tried VLC, MPC-HC and PotPlayer. It used to work before, and it continues ...
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VLC loses playback location when streaming to Chromecast

I'm using VLC to stream local videos to Chromecast, which works great except for a couple things: If I pause for more than a few seconds, hitting play again appears to take awhile to reconnect and ...
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(ffmpeg) libx264rgb .mov files not playing in browser

I'm converting QT file out of .dpx sequence. Due to other party requirements the video needs to be in RGB colorspace so I'm using libx264rgb codec. Previously I used libx264 and I had no such issues. ...
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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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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-...