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{media9} is about quesions regarding the LaTeX media9 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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How to change the playback speed of a video in media9?

I use following code to include a video in a beamer slide. However, it seems that 3Dplayspeed does not modify the playing speed. What is wrong? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{media9} \begin{...
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Play multiple sound files simultaneously in beamer presentation

This can be seen as a follow-up on this question. (How) Can one include multiple sound files in a beamer presentation that each can start on a certain slide and last for multiple slides (this has been ...
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Include sound in beamer presentation for multiple slides

I want to include sound in a beamer presentation and I want that sound to start on a certain slide and to last for multiple overlays or multiple slides. I tried to get that using media9 or multimedia (...
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Embedfile, buttons and video in LaTeX

I have a video inside my LaTeX article but I have two main problems with that: It is a music video and I would like to move thru the document while the video is playing, every time I change the page ...
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Interactive CAD/FEM simulation result as 3D-PDF with media9

I want to include a FEM simulation result in my thesis as an 3D interactive object. I am looking for a way to show the actual stress value when you click on an area on the 3D-Object. With media9 I ...
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Embedding videos in a Beamer presentation with XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX

I am trying to embed a video using the media9 package for a Beamer presentation. Because I use a special font, I need to compile with LuaLaTeX or XeLaTeX. Now to do this video embedding you need to ...
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Can we play the video in the pdf without having to change the setting in Adobe Reader using media9 package?

Good evening/morning! Straight to the point, I am trying to embed videos in pdfs and that I did manage to do that thanks to the help provided in the answers to this question. The first problem I faced ...
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How to embed .wav audio files into PDF?

I have tried using packages media9, media15, multimedia, and attachfile, but I can not for the life of me figure it out. I don't know if I need to install anything for these packages or if using the '...
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Embedding *.stl models in the PDF

This question has been asked before about 5 years ago Import 3D (*.stl) model with media9 My question is just related as a follow up to see if there was more to it. I ask because, lately I am trying ...
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Media9 3D PDF - isolate view by sub-part?

I have embedded a .u3d file into a pdf using Media9 package not too many issues. Additional views have also been set up within an auxiliary views file. Just wanted to know if we are able to isolate by ...
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Beamer video working in presentation and normal mode

As many LaTeX users, I know that including a video in a Beamer PDF is a pain. The Internet is saying that easy, but I still got troubles with it (codec maze, etc). In the past, I succeeded to include (...
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Displaying Text on top of a media9 \includemedia display (3UD model)

Is it possible to display text (also tables, images, etc) on top of a media9 U3D model? I have tried the using a tikz node, as you would with images, but I simply get: whereas what I would like is: ...
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How to embed mov or mpg files using latex-dvips-Acrobat in 2023 for Adobe Reader?

In latex, in the past, adding mpg and films was possible with the media9 and then with the movie15 packages. The second package uses Flash, which is obsolete now. (I am not sure about the first.) In ...
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Playing movie in beamer using multimedia

I try to include movies in my presentations. I tried the multimedia package and the media9 package. I also tried Acrobat Reader, Foxit Reader, PDF xChange and pympress as PDF reader. The only working ...
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media9 in beamer: Fade-out audio on click

I'm creating beamer presentation with some audio - one song per slide. The records fade in (this effect is created in external tool) and now I need to make them fade out and move to next slide on a ...
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Why does Acrobat Reader under MacOS display the wrong size of media generated with the media9 package?

I regularly include media by means of Alexander Grahn's nice media9 package. In particular I include .u3d-files. Recently I experienced that Adobe's Reader under MacOS doesn't display the included u3d-...
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Embedding a video loop in beamer

I'm trying to embed a short video (less than two seconds) in a beamer presentation and I need it to start automatically and keep repeating while the slide is shown. After trying many solutions that ...
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Change Javascript cycle velocity

I'm creating a 3D pdf with latex and media9 and I added some views for my .u3d object. Now i Have found a script which changes the views automatically:Link It is possible to change these script to ...
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How to watch Quicktime videos embedded with latex in a pdf in 2021?

My free physics book in pdf format contains many quicktime films. The book is written in LaTeX. It seems that Acrobat Reader does not support playing quicktime films any more. What can I do? (To get ...
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media9 cross section add section caps by default in view file

I would like to know how to enable the 'add section caps' feature by default in a predefined view of a 3D object in PDF using the media9 package. Right now the part is hollow after making a ...
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Media9 video appears black

I have embedded a video (.mp4, ~1mb) in my presentation using media9 as followed: \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \includemedia[ width=0.4\...
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Trying to play .mp4 file in beamer, two issues: 1) "play/pause"button not working; 2) how to set a specified time length for the video to play?

I am trying to insert a .mp4 file in beamer, I got it work but two issues arising: the "play/pause" button doesn't work; I want to set a timer that the video only plays a specified time ...
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Beamer Presentation, embedding mp4 file

Sorry for posting this, but I got 1 day left and literally the only thing I have to do is fix a video, so I can play it through PDF. I'm kinda panicking right now, so I will go straight to the problem:...
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Embedded video beamer

I use the following code to embed a video in a beamer presentation \documentclass[aspectratio=169]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \setbeamertemplate{caption}[numbered] \usepackage{...
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Embed .mp4 file in LaTeX document

Is this possible anymore since Adobe discontinued FlashPlayer? Since Adobe no longer supports Flash Player after December 31, 2020 and blocked Flash content from running in Flash Player beginning ...
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Problem to embed u3d file in pdf

I am beginner with latex code and I want add 3d object in my pdf. I find this code but I have this following error : ! Missing \endcsname inserted. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \newcommand{\layout}...
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MP4 in presentation in a non-broken way

I'm preparing a presentation using the beamer class and I want to add a mp4 video. Unfortunately, everything I tried seems to be broken: Try: Using the \movie command, pdflatex and okular: Doesn't ...
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Missing name tree entry in pdf file when including media by screen annotation

last year I added soundtrack and a kind of "laser pointer" (synchronized with the sound) to my lectures. I’m using beamer slides, a lot of pstricks and always the Latex->dvips->ps2pdf ...
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Include audio files in PDF after the end of Flash

Usually I include audio files via FlashPlayer in PDF documents with the Media9 package: \usepackage{media9} \addmediapath{./folder} \includemedia[ transparent, passcontext, addresource=audio.mp3, ...
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Alternatives for media9 after Dec 2020 in overleaf

I would like to know if there are alternatives for media9 package in overleaf for embedding video / animation. This page says the package is obsolete: https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/obsolete-...
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Make video (avi, mp4, etc) out of animate package animation [duplicate]

I have an animation that I made with the animate package for a Beamer presentation. The animation creates a sequence of tikz drawings that change according to an animate variable. The result is an ...
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Why Acrobat 11 does not show SWG animation?

I am using media9 package to import SWG animations to PDF file. E.g. \includemedia[ width=\textwidth,height=0.539930555556\textwidth, % scale=1.4, activate=pageopen, %addresource=Video/...
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Embedding sound file won't play when converted to PDF (Adobe Acrobat Reader DC)

I've been trying to embed a sound file into my PDF, but unfortunately it won't play when opening the PDF. At first it asks whether the file is trusted, to which i approve. Then it informs me that the ...
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How to insert a video in beamer using TexStudio/MikTex?

I am using TeXstudio/MiKTeX and Adobe Reader for my presentation. I want to insert two videos in that, one in .mov and other in .avi formats. I saw many similar questions about problems with ...
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3D PDF figure generation

I'm currently writing my bachelor thesis in LaTeX and just a few days ago I found that pdf allows for 3D figures insertion (using the media9 package). I've managed to add an object I found online into ...
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Issue with media9 package [closed]

I am having an issue with the media9 package. The following MWE is not working \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \includemedia{}{https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-29AZf-NkU} \end{document} but ...
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How does one include a MP4 within a pdf via Media9 and TexShop?

Here's my MWE: Based on http://texdoc.net/texmf-dist/doc/latex/media9/media9.pdf [Only a non-clickable button appears, no errors for media9 in Console, other similar queries are from antiquity, thx!] %...
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media9 windowed not working

I'm trying to embed a mp4 video file into a latex document. My attempt was to use the media9 package. The problem is that I want the video to play in full screen mode, which I couldn't achieve so far. ...
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Compilation error when using package media9/ VPlayer.swf

I'm using media9 package with MikTeX 4.0 and TeXstudio 2.12.22 , but when I try to compile there are 2 errors. Package media9 Error: Line 217: File `imagenes/videosmp4/3dWS-DD.mp4' not(media9) found. ...
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Media9 mp4 video not playing?

I've got the below code, trying to play a video named 'CaseA.mp4'. I am using the media9 package. When I open the document up (have installed latest updates for flash and adobe', the error comes up ...
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Including pdfpages with 3D objects in latex report

I'm writing a technical report and i would like to include a pdf document with interactive 3D Objects. Currently, i'm using \includepdf[scale=0.9,pages=-, pagecommand={}]{document.pdf} and it ...
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Media9 struggling with Polyglossia Arabic

Here is a minor problem met with Media9. This plugin seems affected by the presence of arabic parameters, and erases all the text from the following Minimal not really working example : \...
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PDF reader for the multimedia package for Windows

I can embed videos in Beamer either with \movie of multimedia, or \includemedia of media9. In the first case, videos are correctly displayed in Okular (Linux). In the second case, I use Adobe Reader (...
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Video in beamer gets refreshed with \pause command

\documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{media9} \usepackage{multimedia} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[b]{Title} % If the video is in the first frame, it often doesn't start (I ...
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Embedding with a video with media9 across slide transitions

Within one beamer frame, I want a video clip to play once. I then want text to appear and the final frame of the clip to remain visible. To avoid clicking the video, I use the activate=pageopen option ...
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Start, pause, resume and replay an embedded video

I experiment with an example from https://www.overleaf.com/latex/examples/using-media9-to-include-videos-files/yvdwwvpknjkk to embed a video using the media9 package: \documentclass{article} \...
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Error when compiling code with \includemedia and \media9 only on a specific machine [closed]

I use the code below \includemedia[ label=freezing, width=0.9\linewidth, height=0.675\linewidth, addresource=freezingVideo.mp4, transparent, activate=pageopen,...
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Issue with looping videos in beamer presentation using media9 package

I've stumbled across an issue when trying to embed a video in my beamer presentation using the media9 package. Strangely, it embeds it correctly and displays it properly for the first iteration. ...
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media9 mp4 video not playing

In theory, media9 should be able to embed MP4 movies into a PDF. The document is compiled fine with PDFlatex, but I get a blank screen when opening it in Adobe PDF on Windows 10. Below is a minimal ...
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Media9 is becoming obsolete Dec 2020. Any alternatives for embedding video/audio in LaTeX?

Media9 is becoming obsolete Dec 2020 due to Adobe dropping Flash support. Is there any replacement out there that does not rely on Flash that will allow the inclusion of video and audio in latex ...
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