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Well, I was trying to follow this answer "beamer, media9 - play multiple videos at once", in order to play two videos at the time in one frame.

But the problem is that, after installing the packages movie9, l3kernel and l3packages I'm getting the following error:

! media9 error: "support outdated"
!
! Support package l3kernel too old.
!
! See the media9 documentation for further information.

I tried to update those packages (l3kernel and l3packages) but the error is still the same. I don't know if it will help to the understanding of the problem, but I'm using the following code:

\begin{frame}
%(...)
\includemedia[
    addresource=cosafea25.flv,
    activate=pageopen,
    width=500,
    height=500,
    flashvars={source=cosafea25.flv &autoPlay=true &loop=true}]{\fbox{Play}}{VPlayer.swf}
%(...)  
\end{frame}

I'm compiling in pdflatex with MikTeX in Windows 7.

Edited 8/Sep/13 1:24PM (GMT:-3)

The *.log file for the code:

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage{xparse}
\usepackage{media9}

\begin{document}

\end{document}

is:

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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!
! media9 error: "support outdated"
! 
! Support package l3kernel too old.
! 
! See the media9 documentation for further information.
! 
! For immediate help type H <return>.
!...............................................  

l.73 }

|'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''
| Please install an up to date version of l3kernel.
| Loading media9 will abort!
|...............................................

) (C:\Users\AlfonsoS\Desktop\test.aux)
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 (C:\Users\AlfonsoS\Desktop\test.aux) ) 
Here is how much of TeX's memory you used:
 7395 strings out of 493921
 139355 string characters out of 3147273
 170582 words of memory out of 3000000
 10639 multiletter control sequences out of 15000+200000
 3640 words of font info for 14 fonts, out of 3000000 for 9000
 841 hyphenation exceptions out of 8191
 42i,1n,30p,244b,282s stack positions out of 5000i,500n,10000p,200000b,50000s

No pages of output.
PDF statistics:
 0 PDF objects out of 1000 (max. 8388607)
 0 named destinations out of 1000 (max. 500000)
 1 words of extra memory for PDF output out of 10000 (max. 10000000)

Thank you for your time.

share|improve this question
    
Usually with MiKTeX this comes down to having a multi-user install and failing to update both in 'user' and 'admin' mode. Have you updated for both of these? –  Joseph Wright Sep 8 '13 at 15:48
    
I did, but the error is still the same. Do you think it will be useful to update all the packages? –  user215982 Sep 8 '13 at 16:13
    
Could you try a short file (say \documentclass{article}\usepackage{xparse}\begin{document}\end{document}) and post the .log here. It would be useful to see what path is being used for the various support files. –  Joseph Wright Sep 8 '13 at 16:15
    
Just did that (posted in question). I also added \usepackage{media9}, because it's the package I've issues. –  user215982 Sep 8 '13 at 16:35
    
All 'works for me' with an up-to-date MiKTeX: perhaps try syncing your package database before updating? –  Joseph Wright Sep 8 '13 at 17:48

1 Answer 1

up vote 4 down vote accepted

I recently had this issue with media9 and beamer.

When I tried updating the packages didn't work for me. What worked however, was to remove and reinstall them (l3kernel and l3packages) using miktex package manager.

share|improve this answer
    
Sometimes, with MiKTeX, package update isn't just enough. The package database needs to be (manually) updated too, from time to time (or better just before a package update). –  AlexG Nov 11 '13 at 14:22

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