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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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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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Use Windows 10 media player to open audio file in PDF

How to open up Windows 10 media player to open up audio clip within PDF? Here is the code that I got from an example that uses swf. How to change this program to Windows 10? \documentclass{article} \...
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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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Using media9 to embed audio but it breaks cross-references and bibliography

I'm using media9 to embed .mp3 files into my PDF. My compiler is XeLaTeX. The audio files are embedding fine and play in my Adobe reader, however when I use the media9 package, my cross-references (...
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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 file in PDF --- Update due to stopped support of FlashPlayer by Acrobat

usually, I included 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

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

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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After installing media9 install I get \prg_generate_conditional_variant:Nnn etc as undefined control sequence

I have attempted to install media9 and seem to have done it as per https://gitlab.com/agrahn/media9 then I have included some videos in a latex/beamer document but on compile I get Undefined control ...
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Connect .swf with media9

I found out that it is possible to call external javascript in an browser with my interactive .swf document using the ExternalInterface provided by Adobe. That means, that with e. g. button clicks I ...
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Pass value to command / Create custom buttoms with media9

I am quite a newby when it comes to defining custom methods/macros in LaTeX. My MWE looks like that: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \newcounter{myCounter} \setcounter{myCounter}{1} \...
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How to insert movie in Palin Tex? [duplicate]

How to insert movie in Palin Tex? % Plain TeX \input media9.sty \includemedia[addresource=cube.mp4, flashvars={source=cube.mp4&autoPlay=true &loop=true},passcontext ]{\includegraphics[...
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Non-rotating film by XeLatex

Non-rotating film by XeLatex % XeLatex \documentclass[10pt]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \begin{center} \rotatebox{45}{\includemedia[...
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How can I resize a poster image in Latex (media9 package) while keeping the original media size?

I would like to use LaTeX with the Media9 package to make a pdf with embedded u3d files where each has a poster image that is scalable independently of the size of the media. I have already tried to ...
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Read video (mp4) with beamer on Windows with the multimedia package

I am using beamer on Windows 10, and I want my mp4 video to be read using the multimedia package (I do not want media9 since I have multiple videos and the final pdf file is way too heavy in the end). ...
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TEMPO: play a sound in animated GIF/PDF/SVG

When practicing piano, TEMPO (an app on iOS, CHplay) is a metronome that often be used to beat on time. I can make animated GIF/PDF/SVG/frame (in beamer) for TEMPO, but don't know how to play a ...
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\ifthenelse statement inside includemedia options

I try to enable / disable some options for my 3D view with \ifthenelse. \documentclass[fontsize=12pt,paper=a4]{scrbook} \usepackage{media9} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{ifthen} \begin{document} ...
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media9: How to disable zoom in 3D view

I try to disable the "zoom" functionality in my 3D .prc model using media9 package. How can I archive this? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{media9} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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Add a .avi video in Beamer

I am trying to add a single video in a beamer presentation. I am using \usepackage{multimedia} and in my main code following code added for the video: \begin{frame}{Movie} \movie[showcontrols]{\...
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My code uses `media9` and does most of what is expected, except play the video or audio files!

The .jpg, .MP3 and .MP4 files reside in folder …/Files. The code was lifted from Overleaf but I cannot get it to play the audio and video files. What is missing? I am running with Windows 10 and ...
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