Does the droid come with a video play?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by wallstreet123456, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. wallstreet123456

    wallstreet123456 Well-Known Member
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    I wanted to download a movie to the phone but I am not sure if there is a player on it.
     

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  2. CobaltDragon

    CobaltDragon Well-Known Member
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    yes, there is a player built in. Do some searches to find out the formats that are supported and how to get movies on your phone, etc.
     
  3. wallstreet123456

    wallstreet123456 Well-Known Member
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    I know which foramt to use just not sure where to find the player.
     
  4. droidpcguru

    droidpcguru Well-Known Member
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    The player is acessed through the gallery. Open the gallery and select videos.

    Alternatively, download Astro from the market, navigate to your movie folder on the SD card, and play them from there.

    There are also Video players available for download in the Market if you don't like the stock one.
     
  5. cavitating

    cavitating Active Member
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    I created a folder on the SD card entitled "Movies". When I launch gallery, it shows the standard "Camera videos", and "All videos" which combines the videos from the phones camera and my movies folder, and there is also a "Movies" collection, which is only the files I put into my folder. It does not show the names of the movies, but shows a thumbnail - usually of the logo of the distributor, i.e. Fox, Paramount, WB. I am assuming it takes a thumbnail from a few seconds into the film.

    I would love to find an app that displays the movies with their file name.
     
  6. Coogi

    Coogi Well-Known Member
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    Video Player is what you want.
     
  7. THEHYLAND

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    Act one video player is the one u want.

    Thehyland:d
     
  8. Kitesurfer

    Kitesurfer Well-Known Member
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    Try using Astro File Manager, then use nswPlayer for a clear video, without lag
     

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