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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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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media9 doesn't give correct output

usually I can fix all problems myself concerning...like...everything, but this really is a hard one, so... sry to bother you. Problem: Creating a beamer presentation (with university corp. design) ...
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Embed flash video in IEEE document class [closed]

I'm trying to include a .swf video file in my latex document. Here is my MWE (can't really include the video file?): \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{graphicx} \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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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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No error message, but no output

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trouble using ffmpeg to encode a h264 video in a .mp4 container to use with media9

I can't get an ffmpeg encoded libx264 video in a .mp4 container to work with media9 and beamer. The pdf is created using pdfLaTeX. It seems to be some kind of ffmpeg issue since the following work ...
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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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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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Media button in RTL

It appears that there is a problem with the placement of media buttons in RTL text. Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{libertine,media9,polyglossia} ...
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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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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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Videos in beamer inside boxes?

I'm absolute beginner in bearmer not latex. I would like to add videos insides boxes as the following picture. How possible is that?
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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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Not able to center media when using \includemedia in figure environment

I am new here but this seems to be a good way to get help. I am including an animation in a pdf file using media9. To put a caption like any other figure I am using the figure environment. The code ...
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media9: “l3kernel too old” (support outdated)

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 ...
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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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Trying to embed mp4 in a Beamer presentation

Sample document \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Amsterdam} \usepackage{media9} \title{TITLE} \author{AUTHOR} \institute{INSTITUTE} \date{DATE} \begin{document} \addtocounter{framenumber}{1} ...
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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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Beamer + media9: acrobat reader closed automatically after playing embedded video

I don't know whether the question is related to latex or linux. I've played embedded mp4 video successfully in linux (ubuntu) environment using acrobat reader 9.4.1. But, I've one problem, the ...
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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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Video resizing problem with media9

I have a .swf file called animate.swf which I generated from Mathematica. I am using this: \includemedia[activate=pageopen, width=250pt,height=250pt,scale=0.5]{}{animate.swf} But on using this the ...
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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 ...
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How to add audio file to longtable?

I am trying to make a long table that includes embedded audio files. Whenever I try adding files with media9, LaTeX won't create a pdf. Any suggestions on how to make a long table with embedded audio ...
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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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How can I include SWF Animations in a document?

Minimal tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \includemedia[ activate=pageopen, width=200pt, height=150pt ]{}{Heartaxis.swf} \end{document} Everything runs fine in ...
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Different sound for each itemized point in beamer?

Why can't beamer (or media9) associate a sound with the overlay where it occurs rather than only when the slide appears (or on click)? It seems to me that would be a natural choice; an option so that ...
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Embedding videos in pdf for playback on Mac

I'm trying to make a pdf with videos for viewing on a Mac. I know how to do this on Linux, but have never tried viewing it on a Mac. Is there an easy way to embed the videos (I have them in any ...
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Beamer: Media 9 with overlay

I've used \includemedia to insert an animation (.swf file) in my slides. It works. Besides the animation, I also want to include three bullet items that show up one after one, which are done by ...
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Video not playing

I want to play video in pdf using latex. Following is my sample code. When I try to play it, just an empty screen comes and video is not played. My basic requirement is that it should display picture ...
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Playing portions of MP3 in PDF

I'm working on a book which should allow the playing of MP3s at selected points. I've found a good solution for the general case (i.e. the entire file): Audio examples in phonetics project, however, I ...
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html5 embedded animations in pdf

For long time I have been using flash animations in pdf (lately using media9), but always relied on windows and acrobat to have embedded animations and auto-start (no click) in my presentations. ...