media9 is a LaTeX package for embedding interactive Adobe Flash (SWF) and 3D files (Adobe U3D & PRC) as well as video and sound files or streams (FLV, MP4/H.264, MP3) into PDF documents with Adobe Reader-9/X compatibility.

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How to launch 2 videos simulteneously?

I want to run synchronously 4 videos on same page. This can be accomplished by launching all videos simultaneously. How to do that? Here is MWE with 2 videos. \documentclass{article} ...
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media9 seems to conflict with xr-hyper [closed]

A year ago everything was fine with my book. But now compilation fails. I managed to localize my problem to the following MWE. The following error occurs when pdflatex runs over second file (B.tex): ...
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What symbols are allowed in names of video files imported with media9?

I occasionally found that comma cannot be used in names of .mp4 and .swf files imported by \includemedia macro defined in media9 package although comma is allowed in names of a graphics file imported ...
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Embedded movies, animations in beamer and article document class

I would like to use embedded animations and videos in my presentation which has the beamer document class. As far as I am concerned there are two packages for doing this media9 and movie15; however, I ...
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Issue with combination of \includemedia and animateinline environment

We recently observed an issue with a beamer document including multiple animations. On one slide an mp4 movie was embedded using \includemedia and on another slide an image series was animated using ...
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How do I embed a mpg video in Beamer presentation using `media9`?

I just read the documentation for media9 but was not able to identify what I am doing wrong. The videos in the documentation all play fine in my installation of Adobe Acrobat Pro. When I compile the ...
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Can't find ocgbase.sty while using animate

I am trying to learn the animate package. While I was trying to compile some example codes, I always run into the problem that **LaTex Error: File `ocgbase.sty' not found.** I am using Miktex ...
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media9 consistently gives an error when trying to include an mp4 file

I'm trying to insert an mp4 video into a presentation I'm making in Beamer. However, I'm having some difficulty; it keeps giving me an error when trying to compile the document. The error I'm getting ...
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media9 loop=true hangs or displays black screen

I have some trouble getting the media9 package to run smoothly. I tried with both the supplied random.mp4 and my own video. I can embed videos fine, but when the loop = true option is enabled, only ...
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Size of video in media9 package (is there a upper limit?)

I was trying to insert two video into LaTeX using media9. However one appeared while the other did not. Both of them in MP4 format. The one that appeared is below 100 MB, while the one that did not ...
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mediabutton in media9 package not working

I have been fighting with this problem for one night and so eager for help at present, I was wondering if anyone could help me with adding a pause bottom using media9 package, thanks a lot. ...
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Strange behavior with external library of Tikz and media9 package

When using external library of Tikz and includemedia of media9 package in a beamer presentation, PDF files generated by external library has an abnormal size. In the simple example below, when compile ...
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Playing sounds with Beamer+XeTeX+Linux without Acrobat

AFAIK the natural choice for playing sounds in beamer is the multimedia package But the beamer documentation says it only works with pdflatex: ∙ The sound objects do not work together with dvips ...
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Media9 is not working when embedding video into beamer

I have a problem when I try to insert videos into a beamer presentation. I am currently using the package media9 to load the video and my .tex file looks like the following: \documentclass[utf8, ...
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Improving clarity of embedded videos using media9

I am using the media9 package to embed an mp4 file in my PDF. However, the embedded video is a bit blurry and makes the animation difficult to see. The video's frame is 672x504 (4:3). What are some ...
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How do I achieve frame-by-frame viewing of video?

The effect I aim to produce can be witnessed by downloading and opening the PDF at the link below. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/5s0xdpqyc8lfwvj/AABYk_I4dYXQk9gIiP1cn30Xa?dl=0 As you can see if you ...
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No autoPlay or controls using media9 + VPlayer

The effect I aim to produce can be witnessed by downloading and opening the PDF at the link below. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/5s0xdpqyc8lfwvj/AABYk_I4dYXQk9gIiP1cn30Xa?dl=0 As you can see if you ...
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How prevent an un-opened video window from taking up screen space?

(Note: This is the second strategy I'm turning to for solving the problem discussed in an earlier post, and described again just below.) The effect I aim to produce can be witnessed by downloading ...
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How click an icon to open a video?

The effect I aim to produce can be witnessed by downloading and opening the PDF at the link below. https://www.dropbox.com/s/8sl9ymcqlr5tfdq/AcroReaderMediaIcons.pdf?dl=0 As you can see if you ...
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pdfLaTeX viewer shows no video

I ran the code below in pdfLaTeX editor supplied by TeXworks. It produced a PDF in which the requested video played as desired, However, the viewer that pdfLaTeX provides showed no video, but only the ...
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Seemingly simple include(d)media video does not play

Copying the template offered by A.Grahn at the following post almost exactly, Embedding videos using media9, I ran the code below in pdfLaTeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{media9} ...
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Beamer: Multiple videos simultaneously with autoplay? [duplicate]

I am trying to make presentation in Beamer and add 2 vides on one slide. Here comes the problem: I want to start them immediately after opening the slide using autoPlay=true, but only one video starts ...
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No error message, but no output [closed]

Using pdfLaTeX, I attempted to run the code below, which except for the source video is a verbatim copy of code recommended by AGrahn at this link: Embedding videos using media9 ...
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Can't one load media with spaces in their file names?

I appear to have successfully installed media9. My first attempt to use it (listed below) has led to an error, of course: in this case a complaint that 'car' is not a known option. Is it impossible to ...
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Video not looping in windows adobe reader

I embedded a video in beamer presentation file using the media9 package. The video loops as it is supposed to in my desktop which runs a mac, but it does not loop in windows adobe reader. It plays ...
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How Install Media9?

I just downloaded the media9.zip package and unzipped it to a subdirectory of C:\texlive. But I don't know where to go from here. The documentation says: "MiKTeX and TeXLive users should run the ...
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Can LATEX generate the kinds of video I seek?

The research I've done so far shows me that LATEX can solve one problem I have faced with my current Microsoft-Word-to-PDF workflow: with LATEX I would no longer have to re-insert all my numerous ...
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Can PDFs built from Tex show non-flash videos? [closed]

I want to know if Tex can solve a problem I have (this is distinct from the question about having to re-insert videos that I just asked in a different post). Currently I build PDFs from Microsoft ...
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Does rebuilding a PDF from Tex keep embedded video?

I am investigating Tex as a possible solution to a problem I have: Currently I build PDFs from Microsoft Word and insert lots of legacy videos into them after the fact in a second step (reasons why ...
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media9: toggle elements of a 3D scene

I successfully created a 3D PRC file and have embedded it in a PDF using LaTeX and the media9 package. Now I need to create buttons to allow the user to toggle on/off some elements of the scene. From ...
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Change src of media9 using StrobeMediaPlayback

I'm trying to make a beamer presentation with some animations using media9 with StrobeMediaPlayback. Now i want to have a video frame and two buttons to change the source. The usual approach as for ...
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include .mov file in beamer presentation without embedding the file [duplicate]

I'm trying to include a movie in a beamer presentation. I've tried many things, and it seems I finally got it to work by something like this: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} ...
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Media9 compiles but embedded video gives “Unable to connect to content” “TypeError - Error #1009”

I have a beamer presentation that I am creating and I'm trying to embed a video clip. I'm using the media9 package and having a ton of issues with it. I've gone through the documentation with a ...
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How do I include a local GIF image into beamer using media9 package

From this question, there is a way to include images with a hyperlink using the media9 package included in TeXLive. I am trying to include a GIF image (supported directly by the media9 package) in a ...
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Force Embedded .wav files in Latex Document to be played using wave-surfer

I have few .wav files embedded in a latex pdf document. By default, they are played in some music player in windows during presentation. However i want to force them to be played using wave-surfer, so ...
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Specify media path to add a animation in beamer tex

I need to add an .avi to my beamer-tex presentation. The other posts and the package description do not help me. I may use the media9 package. But I cannot define a relative media path. I dont' want ...
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Include live remote image in Beamer presentation

From this question, I see that it is possible to include remote images within a PDF, via the media9 package. Can direct inclusion of Javascript--as in this question--be used to update the image ...
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Video in Beamer presentation: how to fill the slide

I am trying to fill the white part of the slide in a beamer presentation through a video (which I embedded through movie15 but I can easily use medi9). Do you know how can I do? A sketch of the code ...
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Top align content of a table in beamer

I am trying to include a media inside a table as: \item \begin{tabular}[t!]{p{5cm}l} some text here & \includemedia[ activate=onclick, width=0.45\textwidth ...
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How to put figure beside video (media9) in Beamer?

Video: \includemedia[ activate=pageopen, width=5cm,height=5cm, addresource=videos/video.mp4, flashvars={ source=videos/video.mp4 & autoPlay=true & ...
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Noise problem in `media9` package

Source code: \documentclass[t,ignorenonframetext]{beamer} \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \includemedia[ activate=pageopen, width=5cm,height=5cm, ...
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Does media9 have a “demo” mode?

Is there a way to temporarily prevent media9 from including videos? I was thinking about something similar to the "demo" option that can be given to the graphicx package. I have some largeish videos, ...
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Exporting a timed presentation (automatic slideshow) to image sequence (video) with fixed frame rate?

I may be beating a dead horse here; but I hope I'll be forgiven, as I have at least a Latex MWE, and some notes about packages :). The thing is this: for a long time I've been looking for some sort of ...
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ocgx and media9 (v0.48) incompatibility

When compiling(pdfLaTeX) with media9 v.0.48 (22 dec 2014) the ocg doesn't work if \includemedia command is present (no error). Everything is fine when using older media9(27 sept 2013) ...
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Embedding Youtube Videos with a Specific Time Stamp

I use something like this to embed youtube videos: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{media9} %pdflatex, latex+dvips+ps2pdf, xelatex %\usepackage[dvipdfmx]{media9} %latex+dvipdfmx ...
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How to remove box and text from media9 'draft' mode?

I am making a document that includes many audio files. I also need to create an identical version that does not include any audio files. Since I am including hundreds of audio files, it is not ideal ...
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Play one video immediately after another one with `\usepackage{multimedia}`

If I use autostart only video4 plays, but the idea is to play all videos in order, i.e., first video1, then second video2 immediately after video1 finishes and so forth. Is that possible? I haven't ...
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Flashmovie in Beamer using JW-player

I am using this to play a flashmovie in beamer: \flashmovie[width=7cm,height=7cm,engine=flv-player,auto=1,loop=1,controlbar=0,image=Li.png]{Filament.flv} This is working however flv-player is not ...
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Using media 9 package with adobe acrobat

I am using the media9 package to embed a .mp4 video in my beamer presentation. I am using the following lines: \includemedia[ addresource=animate.mp4, activate=pageopen, width=250pt,height=250pt, ...
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interactive tooltipp improvement

according to this article, especially to AlexGs tooltipp code [1], it seems to me, that if the text inside the tooltipp will exceed more than one line, it disappears outside the page. It would be ...