Adding movies to Cruz Tablet

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  1. kskerrett

    kskerrett Junior Member

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    How do you add movies or videos to the cruz tablet? Is there a place where I can purchace/rent movies like I can on itunes?
     
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    just transfer your movies to an sdcard and put it in the tablet
     
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    I get them Meg4 on Cruz and it only has sound, no picture black screen. How do I get the video to play?
     
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    Converted .avi to .mp4 via SUPER. No problems with audio/video.

    Output container = mp4
    Output video codec = mpeg4, 640x360, 720bps, 25fps
    Output audio codec = AAC LC, 112kbps, 44.1KHz

    Encoded via FFmpeg.
     
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    should it not play avi's already?
     
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    Nope. I imagine the reason is that they did not pay to license it to play AVI. Not found a good android avi player either.

    Cen5
     
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    Mine plays AVI files just fine.

    BUT, there are hundreds of different codecs and stuff and different ways to encode AVI files.

    I suspect the AVI you are trying to play was created with a codec (like XIVD) that is not supported by the unit.

    Try to convert the file to DIVX or even uncompressed if the file is not too big.
     
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    hell!!!!! that's what i was hoping!:mad:
     
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    Try to find an app called arcmedia, it plays everything I've thrown at it.

    Sent from my sdk using Android Tablet Forum App
     
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    so once agin stupid me i need to add some video player app to the cruz..i thought it already came installed with the right stuff
     
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    I have been trying to locate this but all I find leads me to Android Market, which I don't have and refuse to root to get it. I have been able to find pretty much everything else that I've wanted to install with some searching but just can't seem to find this one... any ideas?
     
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    here ya go boss

    Downloading the file 1288999042_arcMedia_0.34b.apk ...
     
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    finally got something happening with the arc media player and a converted mp4, but looks like ****...odd though when i pulled it up , it then gave me the option to view it with the original cruz viewer, but not before without the arc media? almost like a pc missing the codecs..is it possible to download some codec files for the cruz? at this point i believe anything.
     
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    is it possible one video converter better than another..as far as avi and dvd's i have been playing with those for awhile and hardly notice any great diffrence in one from another outside of being user friendly, but quality the same.
     
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    Well I found a good download of arcMedia, now trying to figure out how to get it to recognize the external SD card that I put a couple mp4 files on. It's always something.

    Edit: Odd... it won't recognize mp4 files. I moved some into Dropbox, it shows me the video folder but even after refreshing and then restarting the Reader they still don't show up. And here I was hoping I'd have a use for the 8gb SD card I bought last week. Figures.
     
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