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When using the multimedia package with the beamer class, you must specify the width and height of the movie like this:

\movie[width=8.0cm,height=8.0cm]{}{movie.avi}

The problem is that the video loses quality due to resizing.

How do I make beamer show the video in its original size, i.e. the same size as when I play it in VLC or Media Player?

I tried putting the size of the video in pixels like this:

\movie[width=600px,height=600px]{}{movie.avi}

But beamer displayed it much bigger than it should.

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With the media9 package and Adobe Reader you can play video files in a detached window at their natural size. You need to know the video size in pixels and pass it as an argument to the windowed option, e. g.:

\usepackage{media9}
...

\includemedia[
   windowed=480x360,
   addresource=myvid.mp4,
   flashvars={source=myvid.mp4,autoPlay=true}
]{\strut Click!}{VPlayer.swf}

(Replace myvid.mp4 with your video file, which must be in the H.264 format.)

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