A package for including movies, audio and 3D objects into PDF documents. This package has become obsolete. Package media9 should be used instead.

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Animation in PDF presentations, without Adobe Reader?

I sometimes have to present on other people's equipment, such as machines running stripped down Linux distributions, presentation servers with a bare-bones PDF viewer running in a virtual machine, or ...
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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 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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Is it possible to embed a YouTube video using LaTeX?

I'd like to embed a YouTube video inside a PDF generated by LaTeX, now I know it is possible to embed videos using the movie15 package but that includes the video in the PDF. I was hoping there would ...
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Animations with movie15 and swf files

I am trying to use movie15 to embed vector animations in my presentation. The trouble is that embedded SWF files refuse to display on Acrobat Reader X sometimes with a "This Media requires an ...
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Playing movies in Beamer on many platforms

I have seen many message board posts describing hacks at movie playing capability in Beamer on a Linux machine. The main problem with Beamer's native multimedia, and with the extra package movie15, is ...
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Why does \movieref not work under XeLaTeX? [closed]

I have a long-standing problem with the button produced by the \movieref command from movie15 package. Briefly saying, it does not work at all if my document is compiled with XeLaTeX whereas the ...
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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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A movie film strip of images

Is it possible to make a movie film strip of embedded PDF images?
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Video embedded into the PDF of a LaTeX beamer document as flash makes Acrobat Reader 9.4.1 crash on slide transition

I have tried to embed a .flv video file into a PDF using either the package flashmovie or the package media9 together with beamer and pdfLaTeX, as described, for instance, here. The video is shown ...
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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 ...
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loop video clip in beamer

I am creating a presentation using beamer and would like to have my embedded video clip automatically play on a loop. I can get the video to appear and play in the pdf; however, it does not loop. I ...
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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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Okular to play embedded videos in Beamer

I have been trying to play embedded videos in presentations created in pdflatex/Beamer in Okular. I have read this and this but to no avail! Any suggestions? The version of Okular being used is 0.13....
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How can I visualize a video (any light format) in a presentation in LaTex?

I have tried with this code: \documentclass[12pt,landscape]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{verbose,letterpaper} \usepackage{movie15} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[H]...
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Replacing movie15 with media9 in powerdot presentations

Last year, I could make movie15 work in my powerdot presentations, through the dvi2ps ps2pdf route. I re-visited recently and could not get the movies (*.wma) to appear anymore. I spent the better ...
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Embedding Movies with XeTeX+beamer+movie15 in TeXLive 2011

I recently got a new computer and so installed MacTeX 2011, previously I had been using the 2009 version. I have used the TeXLive utility to bring the 2011 version up to date today. I use XeTeX with ...
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Embedding a WMV file in a beamer presentation under Mac OS X

In brief, I have created a beamer presentation that contains an embedded WMV file. Acrobat Reader, however, does not recognise the format of the file under Mac OS, and refuses to play it under ...
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XeTeX + movie15_dvipdfmx : can it import SWF ?

I am using the movie15_dvipdfmx package to embed movies to my textbook when it is compiled with XeLaTeX or the movie15 package when it is compiled with PDFLaTeX. Here is my code for the PDFLaTeX ...
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XeTeX + movie15_dvipdfmx — Use of `\pdfmdfivesum` doesn't match its definition

I'm trying to embed movies in my document. That would normally mean use the movie15 package but since I'm also using the xetex engine I have to use movie15_dvipdfmx. (See “ Can XeLaTeX | LuaTeX ...
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beamer: How to play movies in their original size?

When using the multimedia package with the beamer class, you must specify the width and height of the movie like this: \movie[width=8.0cm,height=8.0cm]{}{movie.avi} The problem is that the video ...
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Embed video in PDF with beamer under Ubuntu [closed]

I'm stuck in embedding a video into a PDF presentation with beamer. The problem is not the actual tex code, but the fact that I'm using Linux Ubuntu 10.04. The video is not reproduced, with evince it ...
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Load different videos into mbox by text-links

I integrated videos to my LaTeX document which worked perfectly: \begin{figure} [H] \mbox{ \movie[width=15.75cm, height=6cm, showcontrols=false, loop, poster, autostart]{}{animations/...
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Embedding 3D PRC model in LaTeX with custom views visibilities (movie15)

I'm using the movie15 package to include 3D graphics in my LaTeX document. I have model in PRC file format (generated by Asymptote). You can find all files of interest + my pdf output here: http://www....
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3d model cannot be displayed (movie15, pdflatex)

I try to include a 3d model in a PDF file, but I get the error message: "A 3D data parsing error has occurred.", when I try to display it in Acrobat Reader 9.3 under Ubuntu 10.10. I translated the ...
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Including 3D figures — “click to activate”

When I use Asymptote to create 3D figures, they appear in the final PDF as static images. When the user hovers the mouse over them, the message "click to activate" is displayed and a mouse click ...
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Is it possible to make slideshow with u3d files in a beamer template?

I'm just interested if there is a technical way to merge between animate package and movie15 package in order to get an interactive 3D slideshow (like that shown below in the link) with full features ...
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How to control several animations with one control [closed]

I want to have a common time control (play/stop/rewind/etc) for several items. Such as an animation and a video. Or two animations. And, how do you position the control buttons above the display area?...
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movie15 package and playing time information in a pdf-embeded video [closed]

I am working with the beamer class and using the movie15 package to embed videos into a pdf document. I notice that when I includde mp4-format videos the embedded player does not include run time ...
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Error message when I try to run pdflatex with movie15 package

I am trying to use package movie15 to include videos in my PDF produced by the command pdflatex, however all the time I use this command the followed part of massage rises: (/usr/share/texmf-texlive/...
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Can `movie15.sty` work with Silverlight application?

Can movie15.sty work with Silverlight application?
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How to determine the true size of a swf movie?

I am using the movie15 package to import an swg movie into my beamer presentation. The movie is exported from the Wolfram Mathematica by the Export["filename.swg", <Animation>] command ...
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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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Beamer class and U3D Views

I want to switch 3D views in my presentation. I have read in the movie15 package that it is possible with the command: (dice example from movie15.pdf page 16) \movieref[3Dviewindex=N]{dice}{Click ...
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How to add rewind function to a mp4 on a presentation in Latex using Mac

I have been searching and trying to add a video in a presentation. NONE of the solution was useful. I have a macbook pro and I installed the TeXShop of course. can anybody help me to do it ? Please ...
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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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Movie won't run in beamer

i'am trying to include a video into my beamer-präsentation. The picture and the buttons are displayed, but the video won't run. Im using iOS, just in case there is a special problem with my platform. ...
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\animategraphics is not animating the provided images

\begin{figure} \animategraphics[autoplay,loop]{10}{anim-}{0}{11} \end{figure} I have anim-0.png to anim-11.png images. And I have included \usepackage{animate} \usepackage{graphics} ...
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movie15.sty \includemovie beamer: show the movie at the same time as an item in an item list

Please someone help. I spent 2 days on this problem: I am trying to show the movie at the same time as an item in an item list. How can I show the movie with the first item? If I had an image instead ...
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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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\pdfmdfivesum error triggered by \begin{thebibliography}

I have a class file with over 4000 lines, grown over the years, loading over 60 packages, that worked with TeX Live 2010 without any problem. Now I switched to TeX Live 2014, and I have a one main ...
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Beamer pdf play video WITHOUT sound [closed]

My beamer pdf plays the video but there is no audio! My code is given below - \documentclass[graphics]{beamer} \usepackage{movie15} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{This is a movie showing a ...
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How to paused a video .avi in a beamer presentation

I'm creating a presentation with beamer, where in a frame I want to put a video .avi (I would press play and pause from the frame). I have to discuss this presentation, so I need that the video is ...
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movie15 - not show on the PDF

Not working? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{movie15} \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[polish]{babel} \selectlanguage{polish} \begin{...
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How to embed films with movie15 and Distiller

The following minimal working example that embeds a film in a pdf: \documentclass{article} \pdfoutput=0 \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage[ps2pdf]{hyperref} \usepackage{...
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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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Movie15 \includemovie problem : file attached blank icon

I am using movie15 package to embed a mpeg video in my beamer presentation. My viewer is qpdfpresenterconsole (https://launchpad.net/~lissyx/+archive/ubuntu/qpdfpresenterconsole-ppa). It enables ...
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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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Issue with 3D PDF created with LaTeX+media9 in mobile app

I'm using LaTeX with media9 (MikTeX 2.9) to create 3D PDF. The resulting PDF document can be displayed in Adobe Acrobat 11 on Windows. However, I can't load the same PDF in Tech Soft 3D PDF Reader ...
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Adding a movie on your presentation

I would like to add a movie on my presentation. This is my code but it doens't work. I tried everything. Can someone help me? \documentclass{beamer} %OF \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \usepackage[...