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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3D PDF cycling between views animation

I'm creating a 3D pdf with latex and movie15 and I added some views for my u3d object... Then I added turntable.js to manually change a view of the object... till now everything is fine It is ...
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3D PDF : howto convert VRML with colors to U3D or PRC?

I'm using media9 package and it is great! What I'm trying to get is to have a 3D PDF coming from one or more VRML objects. I cannot find anymore the DeepExploration sw ...
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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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\includemedia does not play video but remains blank (Part 2)

I am having a similar issue to a prior forum (\includemedia does not play video but remains blank). I would like to have a video in my pdf that plays when you click on it. When the video is not ...
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Media9 package: pause video without mediabutton

I have a media9 video embedded in a beamer class document as follows: \includemedia[ label=Cor_T, width=\linewidth, height=\linewidth, activate=pageopen, ...
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Errors (1) missing \endcsname, (2) TeX capacity exceeded when including audio with media9

I'm trying to include sound clips in my .tex file. In a minimal file, I have no problems: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \section{Lyd} ...
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After failing to install media9, removing package from preamble continues giving error Support package l3kernel too old

I tried to install media9 by putting the following code in the preamble: \usepackage{media9,graphicx} This in order to be able to add sound files to my pdf, as this guy also asked help about. ...
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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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Another media9.sty not found question

I'm getting the error "LaTeX Error: File `media9.sty' not found." when I try to compile the following: \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> {\usetheme{Madrid}} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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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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Cannot include a sound file using media9

I'm trying to embed a short .mp3 file into my LaTeX document by using media9 and the StrobeMediaPlayback.swf app which comes with the package. When I compile the source file I don't have any errors, ...
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How to insert a file audio with play and stop in pdf LaTex?

I wrote this code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{media9,graphicx} \usepackage{microtype} \begin{document} \frontmatter \tableofcontents \mainmatter \chapter{Allegati} ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Is it possible to produce a video from LaTeX source, ideally including other video files?

I know that it is possible to include video to a LaTeX document using the media9 package. The downside is of course that not all viewers support this feature. I am going to do the opposite: I created ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...