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There are also websites that distribute VLC, like softpedia.
And there's also the VLC android app: [link] which is great for videos and music too.
Since I've seen some people on here using Androids having trouble with Mixtape, here's how I use it:
Install VLC for Android.
When you click the mixtape link, open it in VLC.
It works really well for me so I thought I'd share.
Man, I've been trying out VLC for over 2 years now and really it improved lot last year. But there's still some issues with it...
One of the gripe is there's no option to see videos based on folders in VLC like they have in MX, so the video library often ends up being messy. (Fix: The closest solution for now is to use the Directories tab instead of Video tab from Sidebar and manually browsing to the video folders)
Also for some reason VLC tends to use more battery than MX? Maybe there's some Tweaks/Settings option to fix this? (changing decoder or something?)
Option to ask in Video startup if you wanna Resume from last position or Restart the video like in MX. (Fix: OK fixed this from Settings -> Interface -> Ask confirmation to resume ��)
The Subtitle download is kinda unreliable, also there's no "Custom Text Search" for downloading subtitles as of now unlike MX so it often ends up not finding subtitles. (This REALLY need to be fixed)
Anyways I really hope that VLC devs fixes this stuff, as VLC is probably the best alternative at this point.
Edit: Added Solutions to some issues mentioned before (in Italics), and VLC seems looking as the best alternative already, Thanks!
I don't think that's possible. Use VLC to play videos/movoes on your phone.
> Where did the files go?
Files are still there. But play movies app won't detect it. Play movies app shows only purchased content from play store. As I suggested use VLC to play it.
If you'd like a free option, grab VLC: [link]
It's well recognized as being able to play anything, do it well, and all while being open source.
ALSO, no adware, no ads. WIN WIN WIN WIN
I'm pretty sure that was meant to be [Cardboard VNC](/r/GoogleCardboard/comments/303e7p/i_made_a_cardboard_vnc_app_to_learn_android/), as VNC is a method to share a frame buffer over a network, while VLC is a movie player with no relation to Cardboard. Trinus VR also has the (recently added and still rough) option to show the Windows desktop in Cardboard. For both cases don't expect too much, the resolution is too low to use it for real desktop applications, and [this will take some time and hardware generations to change](/r/virtualreality/comments/39p90o/am_i_alone_in_wanting_vr_just_to_have_more_work/).
You know what's even more like VLC on Android? VLC on Android. [link]
Totally free, no ads.
MX Player is a bunch of adware garbage that no one should be using.
Downloadeaza aplicatia VLC for Android apoi swipe dreapta si Stream dupa care inserezi [link]
Ar trebui sa mearga si cu ecranul oprit.
> I hope you know that only Windows tablets have VLC Media Player
You not just writing horrible ads, you're also wrong. VLC is available for both Android and iOS.
Nice list! I would add:
VLC (video player)
Simple Solitaire Collection
If your computer doesn't have a USB-C port you need a USB-C to USB-A cable like this one. You can usually get them at gas stations or dollar stores.
Your phone connects and works like a USB flash drive. Put whatever media you have into whatever folders you wish on the phone. Whatever media app you use should be able to find them. I recommend VLC.
Android phones work more like tradidional computers do rather than iPhones.
I use VLC to stream SomaFM mp3 .pls links in the background.
Hamburger menu > Stream > type or copy/paste URL.
You might still be able to play the video on it. Try VLC like /u/LifeLikeAndPoseable mentioned.
Here's the play store link.
Personally, I still use MX Player as my video player, but VLC for Android is a good alternative. Also, I've never tried Light Manager, but I use Light Flow on my Nexus 4 and I've never had any issues with it.
What's the format of the video files? It could be an issue with the format, so a conversion may be needed. Handbreak for the desktop is a good video conversion software that can also down sample the resolution to a more manageable one if you want to try that out as an option.
Do you know the name of the app that your phone is using to play the videos? It could also be worth downloading VLC on your phone and playing the videos on there to ensure that the files didn't get messed up while being transferred to your desktop (data corruption, somehow). If they play in VLC on your phone but not in VLC on the desktop, then something probably went wrong during the file transfer to your desktop.
Android version from the Play Store is another option. A little clunky, but usable.
I tried the version from the Chrome web store several years ago but quickly abandoned it as unreliable. Hasn't been updated since 2015, so if that's what you've been using, you'll be much happier with the Android or Linux versions.
If your device can't read the file try [link]
Also whilst i did post a solution for the qr code in another comment (using the " + " in the qr screen)
if you have a USB c cable you should he able to connect the switch directly to a computer (probably a phone as well) without the need to turn off switch take SD card and use adapter
VLC alternative for X-Player
How long Since alternative for Since timer
Time to delete that app, seems pretty sketchy with those ads pretending to be YouTube. If you want a good music player, I recommend VLC. It's completely free and has no ads.
> got plenty of my cat
Understood the problem as I am also facing it. But wouldn't mind seeing the cat video (I <3 cats).
When you post a video online or view it on another player (other than google photos like VLC) on your phone, it will play fine.
Google Photos app is the culprit here.
As for blurry image turn off Auto HDR in camera settings. Pretty sure that auto HDR is getting kicked in automatically.
Tip : For shooting fast moving subjects (cats), don't use HDR.
Another option for step 5: like LocalCast (ad-supported, can remove ads for a fee), the media player VLC for Android can be used to stream your local or networked media to Chromecast. VLC is free and ad-free.
If you're on Android, then you're talking about "Motion Photos". A Motion Photo does have a "still" version, which you can see if you press the "Motion on/off" button at the top. However, if you're trying to capture a point in the motion that isn't the final "still" photo, here's a method I've done before (Note: it's not super straight-forward and there might be a better way):
1. In the Google Photos app, find the Motion Photo you want to capture a still part of.
2. Tap the vertical "..." on the picture, and select the "Export" option.
3. There should be an "Export as..." pop-up, with options for Video, GIF, or Still photo. Select "Video".
4. The next step is to pause the video and screenshot the moment you want. The unfortunate/annoying thing about Google Photos is that its video player never hides the "Play" button. Many other video players on Android do. So... you'll need to download another video player (VLC for Android is a reputable option), and pause the video at the moment you want, and screenshot it.
And that's the very roundabout way I've taken ~~pictures~~ screenshots of the moment I want out of a Motion Photo. I don't do it often.
Install & configure UMS on your PC and use VLC for Android to listen, and make sure both your devices connected to the same network.
VLC is an open source (free) video player, you can get it from Google's Play Store: [link]
You may not need it depending on your dash cam and your phone. Try things out with an OTG adaptor, if everything works with the software the manufacturer installed on your phone then great. If not, then try something like I did.
You just want to know what works for you so you can quickly review a video clip when the situation comes up where you need to.
Well that was embarrassing, I guess the bot doesn't work here.
MX Player: [link]
I've found the best option for Android is VLC media player.
In the side menu you'll see "Stream". Click that and add this URL:
Stream has never been down for me. Added bonus, VLC is an excellent all around media player.
Download VLC, it's compatible with pretty much anything out there. I couldn't play the videos from my SG9665GC on my phone without VLC.
AVi is a container not a codec if the build in player is't working its most likely a odd codec on your cam. try [link] this is what i use to play my dashcam media on my tablet/phone.
I noticed this too and was wondering what happened. I can still see it if I'm logged in presumably since I already installed it, but I don't see the ability to install it on anything else. I'm curios what's up, I can't see anything . You can still grab it off APKMirror apparently. Wonder if they were planning on updating the main beta version so it updates naturally or they found a critical bug with it or some other oops. If anyone finds out what the deal is/was let me know.
I'd suggest you install a better video player app.
VLC is highly recommended.
Yes, there's a VLC version for Android. What steps have you taken to find out? VLC for Android
As to playing YouTube videos, if you present VLC with a video URL, it will play it.
works for me.
It plays in background and i can set playback speed. That is all what i want.
Tip: if you are listening to a audiobook with more than one chaper and have multiple files, make a playlist. It is one time process and free you from navigating file manager each time you want to listen tothe book.
VLC (Open Source)
Just Player (Open Source)
They're both open source , free without ads or iaps. (VLC has IAP for donation)
It's not downloadable through the Store, because it's integrated into the rom. I think you can only use a different one now. I suggest VLC and Flowie Music.
You have several options, but these stand out to me. I use both on my Android with no problems with the music I have on my phone:
VLC for Android
I know there are a ton of players out there, you could always give one of those a try.
This is why I don't buy movies digitally anymore (they're far worse as you can't even get DRM free files), and stopped buying music ~2011 when Spotify came to the US, you're not buying ownership, you're buying access.
Games it bothers me far less, most games these days require online servers anyways, and I fully expect stadia to last longer than the game servers, or some new game to come around and replace the older game.
If you really want to buy your music online, a store like 7 digital that's focused on DRM free music purchases and files would probably be best.
As for your current predicament I think you can use Google takeout still to get the DRM free files (I'd try this ASAP) [link]
If you do that, you should be able to copy them to your phone via dropbox (or similar), or copying from your computer. Then you can use something like VLC to actually play the music.
according to caniuse most mobile browsers support it, except safari which oof
if you mean "doesn't work after you download it" you might wanna try something like vlc
the links someone else sent had the devices as outputting the footage as .avi, so unless im mistaken VLC should take care of it. (the version linked is the andriod version of vlc)
>kio? ĉu vi serĉas tion? [link]
Estis malfacxile cxar la Redita programeto bildrekreas la pagxon ne tiel kiel Google Play Store bildrekreas la pagxon. Ekzistu ia numbro por alludi la programeton.
VLC is always my go to
But if you want something more traditional Musicolet has worked great for me with no issues.
>Tell me it's better to install the applications on F-Droid or on Aurora Store or GitHub for privacy/security ?
If you're competent in reading code and can build from source, GitHub is technically the best but any of those are fine.
They explain what the permissions are on the play store listing
> VLC for Android needs access to those categories:
> • "Photos/Media/Files" to read your all media files :)
> • "Storage" to read your all media files on SD cards :)
> • "Other" to check network connections, change the volume, set the ringtone, run on Android TV and display the popup view, see below for details.
> Permission Details :
> • It needs "read the contents of your USB storage", in to order to read your media files on it.
> • It needs "modify or delete the contents of your USB storage", in order to allow deletion of files and store subtitles.
> • It needs "full network access", to open network and internet streams.
> • It needs "prevent phone from sleeping" in order to prevent... your phone from sleeping when watching a video.
> • It needs "change your audio settings", in order to change audio volume.
> • It needs "modify system settings", in order to allow you to change your audio ringtone.
> • It needs "view network connections" in order to monitor whether device is connected or not.
> • It needs "draw over other apps" to start the custom picture-in-picture widget.
> • It needs "control vibration" to give feedback on the controls.
> • It needs "run at startup" to set recommendations on Android TV launcher screen, only used on Android TV devices.
> • It needs "microphone" to provide voice search on Android TV devices, only asked on Android TV devices.
>Why didn't PrivacyTools recommend "DuckDuckGo Privacy Browser" instead of "Fennec Firefox" on F-Droid ?
Maybe their phone compresses before sending (otherwise a video would be huge)? And it's sending via MMS? Definitely don't want to send huge data over text messages (expensive? unless you have a good SMS MMS plan).
Can they send the same video through WhatsApp or another method, so it may be the original or similar quality.
Video player? Any player should be working ok for you, even the Samsung one?...
VLC player is a good go-to though...
Since logging isn't revealing anything awry with Tasker's functionality, the next thing to do is confirm your non-Tasker statements.
Have you tried installing a different music player (e.g. VLC) and playing this /storage/emulated/0/Notifications/MP3-Number2.mp3 file directly, to make sure it sounds different from the other file?
Are both files in the same directory? Do they have the same permissions and different byte lengths? You could maybe try copying (not moving) the second one into a different directory with an extremely different filename, see if it works better.
Try VLC you can stream the you-tube video and convert/save to your phone, it would be worth doing a search for an instructional post or you-tube video to follow if you're unsure how to do it.
I have a Note 9 and the Samsung video player does allow you to drag finger across the screen to skip, double tapping doesn't work, but hey if you don't like this you can always replace the default video player, unlike on iOS. My main recommendation is VLC, it's free and it'll play any video format.
There is a chrome version of VLC:
There is also an Android version of VLC:
I don't remember off the top of my head the emulators, but I can look
I just double-checked it as follows:
In VLC for Android
Play a mp3 file
For this test make certain that VLC's own in-built equalizer is disabled.
Test Equalizer FX Pro again by opening the app and switching various equalizer settings e.g. between myFlat+ and Default.
I can clearly hear the difference!
Equalizer FX Pro will only work (as mentioned) with Android apps( i.e. it wouldn't work with the VLC from the Chrome store or in chrome os generally)
Important - Under Equalizer Fx Pro | Settings make certain that the following is checked:
Global audio output mix
Not certain whether it is checked by default so I've edited my post to refect that.
i'm on sprint and don't know what app you're trying to use to stream.
Try VLC to stream. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.videolan.vlc&hl=en_US
I apologize for bothering you again, i really appreciate all the help. I am assuming that this is the proper app since it is published by VideoLabs but i thought i would double check if this was the one you were talking about:
It seems that your comment contains 1 or more links that are hard to tap for mobile users.
I will extend those so they're easier for our sausage fingers to click!
Here is link number 1 - Previous text "VLC"
^Please ^PM ^/u/eganwall ^with ^issues ^or ^feedback! ^| ^Delete
A partir de la versión 3.0.0 podes castear, buscá donde diga "procesador" en el menú de reproducción o haciendo click derecho sobre el video. Para manejarlo a distancia esta la app oficial de VLC (que es una genialidad si logras que conecte), sino podes usar cualquiera de todas la app que hay en la tienda que usa la interfaz web (perdés algunas funciones pero es fácil de conectar).
> There is no way to do the transcoding locally like the windows version.
you are using the wrong version. VLC v3+ on android does transcoding perfectly
The VLC app should be able to handle just about any video format for playback, and is available for free in both the Google Play and Amazon app stores. Whatever tablet you buy, you should be covered.
You need to buy pro version , It will remove the ads.
Alternatively use VLC player. I am using it & It works perfectly fine for me.
Are you talking about whatsapp audio/Voice notes ? .opus files ??
You can listen it using VLC media player. It's Working fine for me.
This sounds like a video player issue. Try different (external) players (for instance, VLC) and different settings. Try software (SW) decoding appose to hardware (HW) decoding.
New Pipe + VLC.
You click the headphones icon in newpipe, set it to use VLC as the external player. Music starts in the background without vlc even popping up. Just shows a progress notification with play/pause.
Newpipe lets you play youtube videos in a external player like VLC.
I'm pretty sure it's VLC Player. There's a VlcPlayerActivity and other VLC stuff in the smali code. I doubt if the standalone version has this ip sharing functionality..
If you want to watch a 3D movie from, for instance MegaBox HD on your TV, you can share the stream-url in MX Player by pressing the menu button and then Tools and then Share. The url will be too long to type in manually but you could use an url shortener app to fix that. Just a thought..
You could try downgrading to the older version of MxPlayer?
I don't know of any apps with the same function but VLC for Android has some great features that are worth checking out.
I use chrome to sync between my iPad, Laptop, and phone. I've found VLC to be the best for media playback, and Gramophone to be the most beautiful music player.
Yes. VLC For Android
However. Try a different music player. Walkman has bad tendencies to be shit when throwing other files than mp3 at it.
The Beta link but you have to join the Beta community, and apply for Beta to see it.
The Old app that's called VLC Beta is not the Beta they are talking about here.
VLC Player... end of article.
You got the wrong one.
Here is the good app : [link]
The old 0.9 will be killed
It's in the Play Store just like any other Android app.
Hey, this is kind of a wonky solution for you but you could use NewPipe to browse YouTube and then a media player of your choice. VLC or MxPlayer both support playback speed adjustment.
Hope this helps!
VLC plays all the things.
This is the one on the google play store [link]
VLC - [link]
MPV Android - [link]
Alternatively, you could just use Streams in VLC.
I think VLC for Android might work, not sure though.
Have you tried VLC?
VLC for Android is super good
Not an app per say, but it results in a EDM stream.
Download VLC and go to SomaFM
Pick a station and go to the 'Direct Stream Links', copy the 'Direct Server' link, and paste it under 'Stream' in VLC. You'll end up with something like this.
Unfortunately VLC doesn't allow you to name the stream, but I'm sure that'll be fixed in a future update.
Is an absolutely excellent media player.
VLC for Android can cast too. Will even transcode if it has to, though will use a lot of battery. [link]
> The Win32 version has less features
> No, the UWP version is faster and easier to use.
How is it "faster"? It's more locked down, restrictive, shittier.
> I've seen you make nasty comments about Readit in the past.
Ah I just remembered it. It's an "app" to look at a website. Wow, amazing!1!1!
> and still fully featured
Wait so you can have filters now? Oh, nevermind.
> and not as easy to use, especially with touch
No one has a touchscreen on a desktop.
> It is made by a 3rd party and works better than the 1st party solutions.
lmao ok kid.
> M&TV supports more file formats and more codecs right out of the box.
WMP supports FLAC in Windows 10. What other formats do you need? At least WMP can read off CDs and rip them.
> Oh, M&TV works on my phone,
lmao you have a Windows Phone? Cute. No one else does or cares about that failed platform.
> They are the least biased of all the Windows aimed websites
Hard to find a negative or critical article about Microsoft there, tbh.
> The People Bar in Win10 litterally relies on it, and my entire office uses the People Bar to quickly communicate with each other.
You work at MS I'm assuming?
> UWP VLC is faster and uses less resources than the Win32 version as confirmed by the developer.
"Faster"? Jesus christ, stop! VLC takes 1 second to open on my computer. Yes, of course it uses less resources, it's a port of their "app" versions!
> Also, the Win32 doesn't work on phones.
> I'm not using the Win32 versions that were recently added to the store, for similar reasons of not needing Outlook 2016.
Again, if you're content with a dumbed-down, "app" version, then go for it. MS knows nobody wants those.
> Give it up, you are stuck in the past, the world has moved on
Has it? UWP/Windows Runtime has been irrelevant since 2012, almost 6 years ago. I'd say it's a pretty dead platform.
VLC of course !
VLC plays about every format under the sun (including Apple Lossless which might be the problem) and is free.
When you go to the "Audio" tab is only shows audio files sorted by tag-data
It might not be well known as audio player, but the GUI in the latest version is pretty ok for it
VLC should work for that.
Try VLC player app. It plays almost every kind of video format. It works way better than the stock video player.
I have been liking VLC for Android.
Ah right, when you plug it in via USB, an Android notification will pop up, saying something like "Charging this device via USB". You want to tap that notification, and then select "File Transfer" in the menu that opens.
You'll also need to make sure that you've got the packages required to mount exFAT formatted disks on Linux. So if you're on an apt based system, run:
sudo apt-get install exfat-fuse exfat-utils
Or if you're on a dnf/yum based system, run:
sudo dnf -y install fuse-exfat
As for the media file, AIMP apparently does support mp3 playback on Android. Perhaps try out VLC instead, you might have better luck: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.videolan.vlc
As for KDE Connect, you'd need to install this app on your phone: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.kde.kdeconnect_tp, install the kde-connect package on your Linux PC, and then pair from within the Android app. If you set it up correctly, it'll show your phone's storage as a connected drive in your file manager.
Have you tried the VLC android app?
VLC is pretty much the best out there.
Stop being a shill pleb and use VLC for android along side the Bittorrent for android and download some anime from Nyaa Torrents.
Do you have VLC?
Download VLC for Windows, Mac or Linux, iOS, Windows Phone or Android
Then "Add a new Stream" and put [link] in there
It depends on what video player you're using. I recommend using VLC, it allows you to change between different formats.
I like VLC
All open source too!
Personally, I actually just have a WebApp of Dictionary.com via Firefox
You just need to locate the stream's real URL (can usually be found for just about any stream), that way you can play it on any screen you like (can even cast it to your TV if you'd like).
Here you go (better late than never): https://wphltribune-lh.akamaihd.net/i/[email protected]/master.m3u8
Depending on your setup you can use this link a few different ways...
Happy Live Streaming!! (and Happy New Year!!)
Apparently Google Music sucks for this
I have always used VLC, PowerAmp, or MediaMonkey (my all-time favorite) players.
All have a free/trial option and the price is pretty reasonable for the lifetime license.
Download VLC and play them with that.
Det lyder som om du gerne vil afspille egne lydfiler, så brug en normal musik afspiller app :) Du kan fx prøve VLC [link]
If you have them downloaded locally to your phone, I highly suggest VLC as a player. It works well for both audio and video.
VLC for Android
Edit: added link
( Play Market )
You can use an app called VLC to lock screen rotation for your offline videos.
VLC Battery efficient
Joey for Reddit Light weight, feature heavy
Have you tried VLC? Their screenshots explicitly show .mov files.
VLC for Android will play nearly everything; I'd try that first.
Also using it. Link btw:
have you tried VLC ?
VLC for Android can play WMA files I think.
I think even Google Photos supports WebM.
try a different video player
Use VLC instead. There are a lot more options.
Try VLC, easiest option
Android has it.
With VLC you can set the playback speed.
Edit link: [link]
For Android, you open play.google.com in desktop browser, then search for the app you need. Bundle ID will be in the URL.
iOS is more convoluted (as usual):
BTW, app protection exception using bundle ID on iOS doesn't always work properly. Instead of using bundle IDs, Apple uses "URL Protocols" to designate which app can open particular data stream.
Scroll to the comments and you will see what I am talking about. Pain in the ass!
VLC can do that. Note that transcending videos is very resorce intensive.
try VLC Player for android, its what i use to manage my music files.
What player are you using?
even VLC has a mobile app.
I got this from Playon support;
The PlayOn mobile app was unfortunately recently discontinued due to lack of demand by customers. Over recent years and since dedicated apps have been released by most streaming providers, our software has been used for recording primarily.
For IOS, the VLC app is a good solution for watching your PlayOn content at this time while on your home network. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/vlc-for-mobile/id650377962
For Android, we have the same recommendation of the VLC app. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.videolan.vlc&hl=en_US
If mobile access to your recordings (when not on your home network) is a must, I would recommend a software such as Plex. It works well for mobile streaming of our recordings with remote connections.
Google does a version of this, each app has all of its permissions spelled out before you install it and as the app requests permission to access each of those things your phone will ask you to allow it.
Apple is taking it further by requiring details around why each permission is required and what the collected data will be used for, so that's great. Some developers have chosen to do this willingly in their descriptions on the Play Store.
An example is the media player VLC: Play Store link
Relevant screenshots to save clicks if you're only a little bit curious :)
Snippet of app permissions
Developer clarifying permission requirements
Have you tried VLC for Android. It is free and open source that can play offline music tracks and a lot of other things too.
I would be surprised if the famous Linux programs wouldn't work for DVDs on Android:
I haven't tried this one, but BSPlayer claims to have support for USB OTG (On-The-Go).
What's the model of the DVD player you're using? It should become available as a standard medium/mount point on Android.
Yeah, the VLC app on Android.
Try VLC player. Great app. Can pretty much play any file format and has ability to Chromecast too.
Well there's VLC for Android
Nova Video Player
YAVP(Yet Another Video Player)
kio? ĉu vi serĉas tion? [link]
VLC. No ads and open source
Free and open source music player I've tried that work well would be VLC or Vinyl (which is a completely free version of Phonograph).
Privacytools is just a website that lists an option based on various criteria or user voting. They don't necessarily list the best or most popular or easiest to use or all the viable options. A number of people give the suggestions PT lists too much weight. They are merely a couple options.
>What's better between "NetGuard" and "Blokada" (not Slim) ?
You can find arguments for both and they're both good. Again, PT is not some grand authority so just because they don't suggest something doesn't mean it's not good. You'll be better off with either of those
I see one VLC is developed by Videolabs and can be found here... [link]
What's the other version?
I don't know if your phone can play it. It maybe requires a separate video player like vlc.
Im pretty happy with vlc
Use this instead: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.videolan.vlc&hl=en
VLC For android - Completely FOS and bloody good to boot.
Google Family Link for Parents - Great if you want to control what your kids are seeing and doing
IP Webcam: Useful if you haven't got a web cam handy and you want to get some use out of your old phones that are just lying around. There is a pro version but the free one works just as well
Reg Reader: App interface for "The Register" website. Not an official app endorsed by the Register but I found it quite good all the same.
Drive Recorder: A free and easy to use dash-cam app
Photo Scan by Google Photos: Awesome free photo scanner
Inboxit - Share to email: This does have in app purchases but is quite usable and very good without having to spend any money
Bouncer - Temporary app permissions: Temporarily assign permissions to apps
Qwant: A european search engine that doesn't track you but is just as good as Google (and better than DDG IMO)
Have you tried an Android TV (Shield TV, Fire TV) with VLC? https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.videolan.vlc
DVDs use the MPEG-2 codec (video compression algorithm), which is very outdated and needs a lot of space to achieve reasonable image quality. I would recommend looking into the DVD player's manual, find out which codecs and file formats are supported and then use a program like Xmedia Recode (for older DVD players) or Handbrake (for newer devices, depending on the format you need) to convert the video. In the manual - which should be available online if you don't have a physical one handy - there should also be info about how big a media file can be. You'd then simply create a file, burn it onto a CD or DVD (depending on the size) and insert it.
One more thing: Experiment with different codecs and settings. Knowing which work on the DVD player from the manual is the first step, you then have to find out what kind of quality settings are supported, which ones look good while taking up a reasonable amount of space on the disc. You have to pay attention to aspects such as resolution, bitrate and audio formats. I'd recommend downloading a short video from Youtube and converting it into several different formats with different settings, then burn them all onto a disc and see which ones work. That's the method I used to copy a few films for a relative.
Authoring a DVD on the other hand would be more complicated and really unnecessary - and you'd be limited to MPEG-2. Even older DVD players support at least a simple version of MPEG-4, which is much better.
There is a far less labor-intensive alternative to all of this. If your mom's TV has HDMI, you can just insert a Google Chromecast, a simple streaming device that can be bought for less than 30 bucks used. Controlled via a smartphone or tablet, it can stream video from the Internet or a local device, which does not have to be converted beforehand. You can simply place a video file on a phone or PC and then use a media player like VLC on Android (just hit the Chromecast icon, a TV combined with a wireless symbol, in the corner) or a media center software like Plex on PC. The latter scans folders with movies, music, TV shows and other media, downloads info like genre, cast, year, etc. and then presents it with a powerful UI. It's like your own private Netflix, just with many more features.
It really depends on your mom. If she's already using a smartphone or tablet, it would make sense to make use of it. If she's not tech-savvy enough, then converting videos makes more sense.
Run VLC/VLC for Android and 'Open Network Stream'
Avec VLC normalement tu devrait être capable de lire ces streams: [link]
I'd try VLC.
For Android: [link]
No was just checking to see if the file was corrupted.
Download VLC and see if you can open it from there - [link]
This one? [link]
Your best bet is to try VLC.
Get the version on the Play Store.
The "VLC media player" app allows you to boost the sound of whatever you are playing.
Goolge Playstore Link: [link]
I flip back and forth between Apollo, which I've been using for years, and VLC which is my go-to for everything on desktop(for me, Linux and Windows, but VLC is pretty much on everything), because it will play virtually any audio or video file format. of the two, I'd recommend VLC, and the only reason I haven't fully switched is because I'm just more used to how Apollo works.
not only do I personally not like Winamp for a number of reasons, but I have a lot of lossless music. Apollo and VLC are the only things I've ever found that play FLAC on Android. and for a while, VLC for Android didn't exist. I also like how both of those apps let me long press my volume rockers with the screen off to skip tracks, while a tap with the screen off will still increase/decrease the volume.
VLC for Android does.
Use VLC... [link]
For the Android users, download VLC player. Mixtape links automatically open in VLC, and it works perfectly.
> [link] ScummVM, perfect for playing all kinds of old adventure games. Should be perfect for chromebooks!
Suggest a few titles?
Perhaps you're using an old version. [link]
Why'd you need one? Media players like VLC can play video at higher playback speed.
It looks like VLC has the ability to stream from a media server. Plus, it's free!
Try VLC for Android
Have you tried VLC for android? It works really well on my Nexus 9.
No need to convert them, just get VLC for Android.
I think VLC does - [link]
Ya I am watching it on the vlc app
Edit: I am just looking for more links, this one works great
I use VLC Mobile Media Player and a Huawei.
Use vlc here [link]
It has had screensharing for a while - [link]
Skype Win32 still can't sync my text messages.
>How is it "faster"? It's more locked down, restrictive, shittier.
UWP OneNote opens faster, it opens files faster, it syncs faster, and has better pen and touch support. It is not restrictive, and it certainly isn't shittier. The Win32 version is deprecated, new features are being added to the UWP version all the time.
>Ah I just remembered it. It's an "app" to look at a website. Wow, amazing!1!1!
That is about as stupid as saying that Outlook is an app to look at emails. Again, you humorously show your ignorance and arrogance.
>No one has a touchscreen on a desktop.
Again, you = no one. Touchscreen desktops are very common these days, even at my work we are upgrading old machines to Surface Studios and Dell Optiplex all in ones with touch. (Deciding factor being mostly on whether the pen will be needed).
>lmao ok kid.
Not my fault the Discord devs are sleeping on the job and someone in a basement somewhere was able to easily outshine them, while complying with Microsoft's design languages and supporting a wide range of devices. I still can't get the Win32 Discord to log in with 2 factor enabled.
>WMP supports FLAC in Windows 10. What other formats do you need? At least WMP can read off CDs and rip them.
I don't use FLAC, but many of my h264 .mkv video files would not open on WMP without installing a 3rd party codec pack, but M&TV handles them out of the box. You got me on CD playback, but the last CD I bought was Coolio's Gangstas Paradise so that isn't something I've noticed.
>lmao you have a Windows Phone? Cute. No one else does or cares about that failed platform.
Yep, sticking with that until something better comes along.
>Hard to find a negative or critical article about Microsoft there, tbh.
It didn't even take me a minute to find these three
>You work at MS I'm assuming?
Nope, I work at a school.
>"Faster"? Jesus christ, stop! VLC takes 1 second to open on my computer. Yes, of course it uses less resources, it's a port of their "app" versions!
And the UWP version is instant, not even a second. The app version simply is better.
OK? They aren't the Win32 version, they are the "app" version you dislike so much.
>Again, if you're content with a dumbed-down, "app" version, then go for it. MS knows nobody wants those.
They aren't dumbed down, they are fresh and fast, they aren't bogged down by 30 year old code. I do vividly remember Word UWP being pretty basic several years ago when it launched, but they did a lot of work on it and added all the commonly used features.
>Has it? UWP/Windows Runtime has been irrelevant since 2012, almost 6 years ago. I'd say it's a pretty dead platform.
UWP hasn't even been around that long, the SDKs only came out in the middle of 2015. More and more UWP apps come out each day, it is far from dead.
You mean for streaming? Google Play has tons of movies. You can also stream from Amazon Prime Videos.
Or if you meant for playing videos, VLC for Android can play any file type you throw at it.
I thought GearVR is powered by an Android Phone...
VLC is so much better than MX Player (even Pro version and VLC is free) now : [link]