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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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media9: “l3kernel too old” (support outdated)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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Beamer video getting rasterized

I have .avi, .mp4, .swf files of the same movie. When I play the movie with: \width=250pt \height=250pt the video will play smoothly on any of the formats. However if I change the size of the video ...
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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Embeding mpeg-4 video into presentation using media9

I am aware there is a fair amount of content on this topic on stack exchange, however, I am stuck with this problem for three days, and can't find a solution. I am trying to embed a animation into pdf ...
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Media9 package in beamer class

i want to use a movie in my beamer class presentation. I've worked now a lot in order to create a minimal working example but i failed all the time. I've also read a lot of threads here and elsewhere. ...
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Problem in including a youtube video using media9

I am trying to include a youtube video in my document. However, the video is not playable in the created PDF in Acrobat in Windows 7. Interestingly, the example in the media9 manual is played with no ...
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Trying to embed .avi video in beamer presentation with media9

I am trying to embed a video in a beamer presentation. I am using the media9 package. I get the following error message: ! You can't use `\dimexpr' in restricted horizontal mode. <argument> ...
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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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media9: Locally enable or disable play button

Is there an existing way (without updating the media9 package) to enable or disable the play button after the package is loaded? The current motivation is to disable the play button for only some ...
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How to complete the algorithm using algorithm2e

I wanted to write this flowchart using \usepackage[linesnumbered,ruled,vlined]{algorithm2e} However, I couldn't get what I want, please refer to my code in below \begin{algorithm} ...
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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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How can I specify animations-path for SWF animations?

In graphics documents, one can use \graphicspath{ {/Users/masi/Dropbox/Physiology/images/} } for images. It is not for animations like SWF media. Now, I have to keep those animations in the main ...
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media9 and remote web image

Hi guys I need to put a remote image on a pdf. Such that if the remote picture changes then also the pdf when opened changes its content. I am trying to use media9 package but I am getting nowhere. ...
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LaTeX 3D PDF with U3D file and media9: add a view at runtime

I am wondering if I could hack media9 package to achieve such a feature: end-users should be able to add a new view of an animated U3D file at runtime. So I'll be editing the VIEWS FILE from a ...
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Automatic pausing of video with media9?

Is there a way I can pause an embedded beamer video at some specified time point? Video Playing Code (media9): \includemedia[ width=\textwidth,height=0.5625\textwidth, addresource=video.mp4, ...
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Can't zoom on u3d object in pdf

I am trying to make pdfs with u3d objects embedded, however when doing so I note that I cannot zoom in on the object, either by scrolling, or switching to the zoom tool. Interestingly, the pan tool ...
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PDF video Embedding Problem

I have embed an mp4 video in the PDF file as given below: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Singapore} \usepackage{media9} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\frametitle{Title} ...
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problem with installing l3regex

I have a problem. When I start pdfLatex using the package media9, there comes this error: The required file tex\latex\l3experimental\l3str\l3regex.sty is missing. So, I have downloaded the package ...
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Error on including large videos with media9 [closed]

I am trying to include a video of 17MB using the media9 package in a beamer presentation (I am using MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{media9} ...
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`media9.sty' not found

I am using Texmaker and Gummi on Ubuntu 12.04. I want to embed videos in my PDFs and have downloaded media9.tds.zip, l3kernel.tds.zip, l3packages.ts.zip and l3experimental.tds.zip. I unzipped and ...
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Strange lack of scaling/resizing of an embedded swf-animation

I am a noob in adding animations. I'm making progress, but new problems apparently show up all the time. Hardly a surprise actually. Anyway. System: WinEdt 7.0, MikTeX 2.9, Windows 7 ...
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media9 and Acrobat

I often have a problem with video playback integrated in Acrobat by MEDIA9. The file can be read on some items and not others. so I ask these questions What is the minimum version of Acrobat Reader ...
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media9 playPause behaviour inconsistent for embedded mp4 and swf

I'm trying to embed a video in my thesis using the media9 package and have found that the behaviour of the mediacommand playPause changes depending on whether the embedded file is a swf or mp4 format. ...
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embedding movies using media9 does not work. compiles without errors

Embedding movies using media9 does not work. Linking to online movies does. I am sure that I am using the correct mp4 format and h264 encoding so the problem should not be with the movie files. The ...
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media9 in tables

I am using the media9 package to embed sound files in my documents. This works quite fine in ordinary text, but when trying to run the same commands in a tabular environment, LaTeX apparently ends up ...
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Can I define a variable that contains a URL (youtube) and call \includemedia with it?

I can successfully embed a video in my latex file using a syntax like this: \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{book} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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How to include an animation produced by Mathematica to a powerdot slide set?

Studying the documentation of media9 package left me with the impression that it should be possible to embed an SWF-video into a slide set to be shown by Adobe Reader. Unfortunately that document ...
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\mediabutton — ! Undefined control sequence

The following simple source file incurs "! Undefined control sequence" error. \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{media9} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \includemedia[ label=vp, ...