I'm working on a beamer presentation where I have many animations to show. I have *.avi videos and I'm using the multimedia package:


with this command I get the image on the slide, and after clicking it the video starts. Once finished playing, on the slide reappers the initial image.

My question is: is there a way to make the video stop on its last frame? Or to put the last frame as an image that will appear automatically at the end of the video?

I tried to use the 'open' option, and it works, but then I have to click elsewhere to go on with the slides and the presentation.. can I avoid this?


  • Which PDF viewer on which OS do you use? – AlexG Mar 5 '14 at 15:13
  • Adobe reader on windows seven – Aki Mar 5 '14 at 15:20
  • Then you can use the media9 package. It doesn't rewind to the first frame after reaching the end. – AlexG Mar 5 '14 at 15:21
  • Thanks.. now I'm having trouble installing the media9 packages.. sigh – Aki Mar 5 '14 at 16:11
  • This should be easy with MiKTeX or TeXLive-2013. – AlexG Mar 5 '14 at 16:56

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