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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 videos in beamer LaTeX

I followed slavishly the code shown in this video: \usepackage{multimedia} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{frame}{Name-of-the-frame} \centering \movie[externalviewer]{ \includegraphics[width=\...
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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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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 The second package uses Flash, which is obsolete now.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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Videos side by side on a beamer slide [\minipage]

I am trying to put two videos side by side on a beamer template : I am trying to use \minipage like it was explained in a related post of this forum. Unfortunately, it doesn't work as the videos ...
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Is there any way to convert LATEX characters into an after effects text?

Im doing a project in which I want to display mathematical expressions and equations in my video but after effects doesnt seem to have any tools that allow me to put latex into after effects. For ...
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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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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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latex presentation: control appearing each character with specific timing

I like to create (slide) presentation that automatically appears each "word" or "character" one by one from left to right with a specific speed (without using "\pause" ...
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movies in beamer - compatible (free) pdf-viewers

Via the multimedia package in beamer, I have included a movie in my slides. This works fine if the pdf is openened in Adobe Pro DC, but unfortunately not with the free version of Acrobat Reader (there ...
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beamer/multimedia -- no sound (Ubuntu 18.04, TeXLive 2015)

I am not sure if my problem is no sound being added to the pdf file or my reader(s) not working. I have tried pdfpc and the default pdf reader and neither gives sound (even with an example on the web ...
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problem with \sound

I'm trying to make a single pdf with beamer and a sound file. The command \movie and \sound do a good job while the sound file is in the same folder, but \sound[inlinesound]{PLAY}{soundfile.mp3} ...
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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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How to embed a video

I would like to embed a video in a pdf that starts and stops playing by using the mouse to click the buttons Following Embedding videos and animations I devised a code: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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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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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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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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playing mp4 file inside beamer

I have an mp4 file I would like to use in my beamer presentation. My MWE is below. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{multimedia} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Sound example} \movie[width=...
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Puzzled about embedding sound in a beamer slide

I am puzzled with how to embed a sound file in a beamer slide. For instance I try: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{multimedia} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \sound[autostart]{sound poster text}{...
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Embedding video in beamer using okular

I've read everything on this topic like this, this, this, this, etc. All solutions are very old and I am not able to get them to work on my current system. I am using: arch 4.19.4 okular 1.5.3 ...
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Alternative to media9 package for embedding MP4 videos in LuaLaTeX PDF

I have a presentation from 2 years ago which embeds MP4 videos into a PDF document generated with LuaLaTeX using the multimedia and media9 packages. Now, two years later, the document is still ...
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Is there a way to display both videos and JavaScript animations on a beamer-generated PDF under linux?

I use the beamer package for presentations and often complement it with animate (together with tikz) and multimedia. animate creates embedded JavaScript, playable with acroread. multimedia embeds ...
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How to trim and clip both the movie file and the poster file in Beamer?

I am using this code with the multimedia package: \movie[label=tetrisMoviePlayer,borderwidth=2pt]% {\includegraphics[width=\textwidth, trim = 100mm 0 30mm 0, clip]% ...
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Multiple videos playing as a grid

Can anyone help me with multiple videos playing simultaneously in beamer ? I need to play 9 different videos as a 3x 3 grid. Any suggestions to adapt this to my problem? Thank you beamer, media9 - ...
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Beamer animation fails to show first frame of animation when "poster" is included in \movie call

This is a follow up question on SE413129. Including movies in a beamer frame with the option "poster", as described on page 134 of the beamer guide does not result in frame 1 being shown. Some (...
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How do I load pgm into figure environment?

With \begin{figure}[H] \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{boat.pgm} \end{figure} I got Unknown graphics extension: .pgm Is it possible to load a pgm file to figure environment?
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problem with beamer's sound command

\documentclass[pdflatex]{beamer} \usepackage{multimedia} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Music} \sound[channels=2,bitspersample=16,samplingrate=44100,encoding=Signed,autostart,...
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Option poster in the \movie command in Beamer doesn’t work

I am trying to get the first frame of an avi file show before playing the avi file using the command \movie[width=1.7in,height=1.7in,poster,loop,autostart]{}{filename.avi} The PDF file compiled ...
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Problem/bug with Beamer and multimedia package

EDIT: This is indeed a bug that has been fixed in https://github.com/josephwright/beamer/issues/437#event-1377360577 and should be available soon. Since updating Miktex today (12/7/2017) I cannot ...
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Superimpose content to a movie in beamer [duplicate]

When using the command \movie in beamer, from the package multimedia, it appears that the movie itself appears on top of every other content, so that it seems impossible to display any content over it....
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Beamer embedded video+adobe reader XI

I struggle on a video embedding problem using beamer and I can't seem to find any reasonable explanation to my issues. I am doing a beamer presentation that includes a video, here's my MWE : \...
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What is the most portable and widely-supported way to embed and play audio files in PDF made with XeTeX? [closed]

I wish to embed audio files in PDFs produced by XeTeX so that the user can click on a graphic (different for each recording) and hear the audio file. And I want the resulting PDFs to work in as many ...
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How to embed a YouTube video or other streaming in HTML5 format?

In this answer there was a good solution to the question Is it possible to embed a YouTube video using LaTeX? Unfortunately, since some days, it do not work more. The result, in the PDF, is this one: ...
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simple new way to use gif on beamer presentation [duplicate]

I searched stack and net for use gif in beamer presentation. most of result are about at-least for two or three years ago. most of them used converted images, and some of them had serious problem with ...
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Beamer, columns, and movie positionning bug

I'm trying to put in beamer a movie in a two columns document, and center it. However, I found a strange bug that I'm not able to solve. Here is the output I get: And here is the output I want: I ...
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How to set global setting for embedded movies in Latex?

I create slides using latex beamer which as about 180 slides in total with over 40 videos. I inserted the videos using this command: \begin{frame} \framesubtitle{Demo} \begin{figure} \...
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Loop Video background in Beamer

I want to have a video background that will loop on some frames of my presentation. Can anyone help me to do that?
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embedding of video in latex beamer without frame

There is a black beam above and below the video. Is there any idea, how i can cover it? And i would like to open the presentation with PDF Presenter Console instead of Okular. But with PDF Presenter ...
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How to include multimedia files in beamer

A quick survey of the unanswered beamer questions suggestions that about 20% of them are about problems with including multimedia files, such as videos or sound files. Many of them are about either ...
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Embedded audio in to pdf

I once had a very nice setup. I used movie15 to embed mp4 audio files in to a pdf. I used tikz to create a nice wrapper and used an play icon that could be clicked on and the audio item would item up ...
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Removing black spaces of embedded video in beamer

I am experiences some issues when including videos in my beamer presentation. Here is my frame, \begin{frame}{Frame Title} \movie[width=6cm,height=4.5cm]{}{videos/test.avi} \end{frame} The problem ...
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Embed a video using multimedia package without any links to external files

I'm embedding some videos with the multimedia package: after the .pdf is generated, those videos are linked to the file. I was wondering if I can embed them into the .pdf as to transfer just the .pdf ...
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Undefined pdfannot in beamer when using lualatex - multimedia [closed]

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt, no-math, ]{beamer} \usepackage{multimedia} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \movie[width=300pt,height=240pt,poster]{}{whatsapp.mp4} ...
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Video in beamer presentation

I want to insert a video in my beamer presentation. I've read a lot of posts about this but many are based on obsolete packages and I still can't figure it out, I get a blank slide. I'm using media9, ...
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How to keep a video playing between beamer frames?

I am currently creating a presentation where in a specific section I want to introduce a specific problem. I do it by adding a video playing on the background and updating \minipage contents on the ...
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Beamer multimedia is not working

Using the beamer and multimedia packages I'm not able to reproduce videos from Adobe Acrobat Reader. For example, when I create a PDF with the next LaTeX code, which I copied from an example on the ...
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Interlacing Problems with Embedded Videos in Okular

I have a Dell Precision 5510 Laptop and I am having improper interlacing (horizontal lines) on the embedded videos in okular. Has anyone faced this problem before? I am using the multimedia package. ...
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