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Questions about playing, recording or creating video files in games.

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Why doesn't my video play in the android smartphone but plays in the Unity Editor [closed]

I want to play a vertical video or a portrait video in Unity. I followed this tutorial and was successfully able to implement .As per the video you create a raw image in the UI canvas. In the hierarcy ...
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How to remove Black screen and to properly play a portrait video in Unity

I want to play a vertical video or a portrait video in Unity. I followed this tutorial and was successfully able to implement it, but with one problem. There is black screen issue to the left and the ...
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Rendering Unreal Engine 4 sequence: character timeline animations don't show, and behave as if they are in play mode

I have a cinematic sequence with camera cuts set up that can be previewed properly. These scenes involve human skeletal character animations that I made frame by frame in the timeline. Everything ...
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Unity- how to stream videos from external source?

I'm working on a Unity level for a VR project that requires displaying multiple 360 videos in a hall. These videos are large (8k and 60 minutes each) so cannot be contained in the app itself. Is it ...
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How were 2D animations/cutscenes animated in old games? (arcade, old consoles, etc)

This might be a quick one to answer, but I can't seem to find a lot of information on it online. I'm just wondering how animated "scenes" in old games (or even in languages like C) were ...
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Playing Video Files in Windows Forms with MediaPlayer

With the following encoding, only the audio part of the video is played, but the video itself is not shown: ...
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Is it possible to automate the export of videos from Unreal Engine so that assets are swapped out dynamically?

Let's say I have an unreal project that features a character in an environment. I want to use Unreal to cycle through characters and environments and create a number of videos. Let's say for instance ...
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How can I stop the Unity Video Player on WebGL from starting each video with a frame of all black?

Description I'm working on a system to seamlessly reconstruct and play numerous segments of a continuous video stream by playing one segment on the active Video Player while loading the next on the ...
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How to play videos in Gamemaker Studio 2?

I made a little cutscene in Adobe Animate. I was wondering what would be the best way to have it triggered in game-maker studio 2. The Video is .mp4 but I could convert it as I have the .fla file ...
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What is the best approach to using videos to animate a weapons' display screen in Unity?

My job is to create, model and animate sci-fi weapons', and create Unity assets out of them so they are ready to use. This particular weapon has two side displays. I've animated some text in After ...
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Unity is giving error in importing any of .mpg video file

I know you feel this question like it Unity Error importing any video clip and yeah it's kinda same as that but cause there isn't any working answer there, I am asking it again. In my unity 2019.4....
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How can we stream the go pro video to Unity3D?

hi~ I want to render the go pro hero9's video on a texture in Unity3D. However, I can not visit go pro as a webcam according to the device index. Anyone know how to do this? Thanks!
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How can you play MPEG-2 Transport Stream (.ts) video files in a WebGL Unity build?

I'm trying to play an HLS live-stream within my Unity app. I could write a script for fetching the short .ts video segments and enqueuing them, but I don't know how ...
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How can we use an iPhone camera as a webcam on Windows?

I am developing a game on Windows and I want to use my iPhone 11p as a webcam (for video streaming). I saw some tutorial videos on YouTube, yet they only work for development on iOS platform in Unity. ...
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How can I improve the performance of my game that plays a video?

I have a level where I have embedded 5 short videos and the levels lags a little compared to the other levels, so it seems that adding videos in a Unity made game is expensive on its performance and ...
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Unity Video Player: Resolution exceeds the Microsoft Media Foundation decoder limit

I'm using Unity's Video Player component to play a short intro video before the main menu. The problem is that its resolution is 2560x1440, and on Windows 7 or earlier operating systems it says: ...
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RGB sequence of day/night cycle

I'd like to simulate a day/night cycle, and am thinking to do this with two components: an underlay to simulate sky color, accompanying either an alternating cloud or star rotation animation ...
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3D visual effects on videos

I'm trying to get some hands-on experience with 3D visual effects on videos. Similar to those AR apps, I want to add a 3D model with effects, say a dragon, to a video. Something like this famous demo: ...
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Playing Video for Splash screens etc using Monogame

I've been searching around on internet a way to display a video using XNA/Monogame. But everything tend to go in the direction of the class Microsoft.XNA.Framework.Media.Video. Unfortunatly, my xna ...
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How to get/set specific properties of a video texture in pixi.js?

I managed to get a video to play in Pixi using the following line: this._texture = PIXI.Texture.from(require("Images/video.mp4")); The problem is that I can'...
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How can you sync video files with animations within Unity?

I'm wondering if anyone might be able to offer some advice regarding an issue I am currently facing in trying to sync video files with animations within Unity. Ideally my aim is to have a video file ...
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Unity Material Override Video is too dark

I have made a TV in Blender, UV Wrapped a material and applied a video on it in Unity. But the picture is too dark, and I would like to make it brighter. How could I solve this problem? The left ...
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Unity Error importing any video clip

When I try to import a video file to play in a VideoPlayer component, I get the following errors in the Console: ...
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How to render decoded video that is on GPU memory without copying to CPU

I'm reading this example of ffmpeg hardware decoding: https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg/blob/release/4.2/doc/examples/hw_decode.c At line 109 it does this: ...
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Video Ads not showing correctly on iOS

I've got an annoying problem considering video ads. I've tried different networks and for all video placements (Rewarded and Interstitial) I've got same problem: the Ad shows 1 frame, then disappears, ...
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How Do I 'Reset' my Render Texture When I Stop a Video Player?

I have a Unity VideoPlayer where I use a render texture with an audio source to play the video. VideoPlayer.Stop pauses the video and resets the time to 0. I want ...
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Record video and sound from device camera and show it as a texture

I need to record and show video from a real camera device in iOS/Unity and show that video as a texture in RawImage (Image of what I want) What I have tried so far: Unity WebCamTexture API: It ...
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How to target specific material with Unity VideoPlayer?

I've modeled the following tv-monitor: This monitor has two materials. The "frame" that makes up the monitor, called MonitorFrameMaterial and the black screen ...
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Send mesh to a video card with the help of ngui instead of DragonBones in Unity

I am working at the project. It is pretty huge. And there is ngui at its core, so I can not go away from it (from ngui). Now I am assigned to incorporate the DragonBones into the project. There are ...
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Unity: How to make an array of video clips and play them?

I have 26 video files which I have to put in an array and play for different objects. So far I have written this from what I know: ...
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How to reduce the size occupied by my video animations?

I have a mobile game but my build size is currently 4gb. Furthermore, it crashes on open and I suspect it has something to do with the huge build size. In my project are 10 animations made of a ...
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Need an option to send camera output as video or frames in Unity3d 2017

Tools I've used in Unity 5.x are breaking my 2017 scene... and I do not see a way to output video or frames from Cinemachine (although I am trying to understand all of its features). What is the best ...
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Video recording and editing for game promo video [closed]

I would like to screen record a beta of an RPG I've created. The format will be narration over video with the ability to edit. It's an indie game I'm marketing, so the video quality and narration need ...
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How can I record gameplay footage as a video within Unity?

I am building a traffic simulator in Unity. I need to record my game as a video, so that I can use the video for machine learning purposes. I used fraps for the same but didn't find it worked for me ...
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Capturing video with sound, from cameras in Unity?

I want to capture video from cameras and save them in Unity. There is a function Application.CaptureScreenShot() but it only captures images. There is another ...
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How to make a simple game based on navigating a set of videos?

I would like to create a simple video game as an interactive art piece. The game goes like this: A video (with sound!) loops while there are two options on the screen (text labels); when the player ...
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Handheld video playback pauses when going to the home screen

Put an MP4 movie in your StreamingAssets folder and play it with ...
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How can I play a video in a Godot game?

I'd like to know if and how it is possible for me to play a video in my Godot game. Specifically I'd like to know what video file format I need to use and what code I have to write to play that video ...
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Video playback on mobile: can't seek to the end

My Unity3D game needs to play videos on mobile devices (using Handheld.PlayFullscreenMovie()). Seeking works badly. If I tap the video progress bar near the end (...
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Video play in unity3d skybox

I want to play 360 video in skybox. Is there any direct way avaiable to do this task. One long, boring, inefficient procedure which seems that Convert 360 to frames Convert frames into cubmap Use ...
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Is it feasible to playback 4K video in Unity?

I'm starting work on a 360 VR video player, aimed at mobile devices (iOS/Android Cardboard + GearVR) and I'm evaluating whether it is possible to get video quality from 1080p to 4k in Unity or if I ...
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Adding a video to a Level in a Portal 2 Mod

I'm currently working on my Portal 2 mod and I'd like to add a video to be displayed on a projector like the Dollar$ and SENSE video at the end of Portal 1. Currently what I have is a simple ...
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Unreal Engine Ubuntu: Failed to import video, unknown file extension

I've been reading tutorials and guides on getting video file playback in Unreal. I have media player materials created and textures. I'm having issues importing video files to Content/Movies directory....
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Where to begin in game developing? [closed]

I have no experience with development, I have played many games and have great ideas but don't know where to start other then storyboards and ideas. I want to know what I'll need and how to start ...
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How do I play a video file in OpenGL?

Is there a library that will let me load a movie file and play it in an OpenGL application? Or maybe just a code sample that someone has lying around? I'm also using GLUT, if that makes a difference....
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Reverse Movie in Unity 5

guys! Is it possible to reverse video or apply a rewind in Unity 5? I searched in the web but could not find the solution.
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Game video - same content in different sizes [closed]

This is more on presenting your content on app store rather than coding. I wonder how people can capture the same gameplay video in different format. I mean, if I have iPad and iPhone, the logical ...
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How to play a video and run content at the same time

Alright, so I have a video loaded, and other game content. Earlier this morning, when I was just learning how to actually play a video, I magically happened to get the video running in the background,...
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Full-motion transparentized video clips

This is sort of a question following onto a previous question I wrote specifically targeting XNA. Understanding that it's an involved enough process that I'd want to manage memory myself, I'm now ...
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Play videos via 3rd party library or as animation in libGDX?

I want to add an animated splash screen to my desktop game, which I develop using libGDX. Now I see there is no native support for videos in libGDX, so I guess I have two options: Include a 3rd party ...
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