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 play background music across multiple slides when making a beamer presentation?

I made a LaTeX beamer presentation and I would like to add background music to some of the slides. I did manage to play something using the media9 package, but only on a single slide, i.e. the sound ...
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Using Media9 with Windows and Minimizing the size of the video

I got the following minimum working example from: latex beamer: \includemedia won't play video I use Windows and have Adobe X. I can get the MWE to compile, but in the .pdf, I cannot get it to ...
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Media9 error with two .vws files [closed]

I've tried to include a second U3D model to my document and got the following error: ! LaTeX error: "kernel/command-already-defined" ! ! Control sequence \l_mix_vfile_stream already defined. The ...
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Can we use media9 to show a video on a PDF but the video is not embedded to the PDF?

I have video tutorials that I want to show in my presentation with beamer class. I don't want the video files get embedded to the PDF because they will make the PDF size very very huge. If you know ...
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Beamer, notes on the second screen and media9 problem

When one is asking beamer to generate notes on a second screen, a small version of the slide is also produced. This is troublesome when it comes to a slide containing a video. In my case (movie9 + ...
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Did anyone succeed in playing embedded movies inside Acrobat in Linux?

Some time ago I asked this question How to include a movie in a PDF? Step by step instructions. (I tried everything documented there, and links therein. I can't find the combination of tools to be ...
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Problems embedding a video with multimedia an media9

I am making a presentation with beamer and have problems embedding a video. When I use the multimedia package, Adobe Reader crashes, when I use the media9 package, it exceeds the memory capacity. ...
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H-264 mp4 video plays on an iPhone when embedded in a PDF via Acrobat, but not via media9

Is there a bug in the media9 package that causes H-264 mp4 files to embed properly and play properly on a computer, but not an iPhone? I embedded the exact same mp4 video file in Acrobat X Pro (Mac OS ...
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Compilation error with media9 package

While using media9 package, I'm getting the following error : Argument of \bool_if:nTF has an extra } I'm unable to figure out where does the error come from. Here is the minimal example: ...
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How to include a movie in a PDF? Step by step instructions

There are a few question/answers regarding the embedding movies in PDF with pdflatex and special packages. However I find the information dispersed all around and confusing. And so far, in the best ...
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\includemedia won't play video

the code seems to be correct, with compilation no error appears. The code is \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Singapore} \usepackage{media9} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{frame}\frametitle{Title} ...
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beamer, media9 - play multiple videos at once

I need to play two videos at once on a slide - it is pretty straightforward to show a single video, however, if I want to show two videos on a single slide simultaneously, it doesn't work - only one ...
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Embedding sound files into beamer presentation with media9

I'm trying to embed a sound file inline into a beamer so i don't need to carry the sound file around with the pdf. Currently I place sound files into my beamer with the multimedia package and this ...
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Media9 and Flash-free OS environments

I've been using Movie 15 to create narrated PDF files. Works well in Adobe Acrobat and may soon work on the iPad, too (pdf readers there are promising to handle embedded sound). But Movie 15 is now ...
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Why does media9 need babel?

I wonder why the media9 package, a new replacement for movie15, needs babel? And what will happen if I would want to load polyglossia instead of babel as it is required for XeLaTeX to compile Russian ...
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Can XeLaTeX | LuaTeX import movies?

It seems that XeLaTeX cannot handle movies. I imported movies into PDF produced with pdflatex compiler using the multimedia package that comes with beamer. My search over various boards revealed that ...