Video File Management

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by LennyPK, Nov 25, 2009.

  1. LennyPK

    LennyPK New Member

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    I have about 30 downloaded music video files. With the Droid hooked up to my computer I added some folders under video to sub-divide the files by genre.
    But still when I click on Gallery all I see within a folder is tiny icons that I can't tell which video it is.
    Isn't there a better way to see selections... kinda like Music does; i.e. broken down by artist or song with clickable selections??
    Is there an app I need to download to accomplish this?
     
  2. Big D

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    I have another question to add to this (sorry for the hijack).

    I have a couple mp4s that wont play and I don't know how to delete them. If I even click on them, it forces a close.
     
  3. wuyanks

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    mount your SD card, and delete them from your PC...
     
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    Sorry to hop on this thread... but I was wondering does the phone have a built in media player? Or do we have to download one?
     
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    so far i have been viewing my video's through the "gallery"

    though I don't like it much because it doesn't give me the names of the videos, so I don't know if i'm watching things in order or not.
     
  6. LennyPK

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    BUMP

    Any ideas on this problem?
     
  7. Big D

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    Cool. Done. Thanks so much.
     
  8. forkup

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    Lenny from your pc create folders for each video, it's a sucky workaround but it works.
     
  9. LennyPK

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    Thanks, Fork,

    Was a bit of work but it did do the job.
     
  10. Narsil

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    I don't bother with the gallery for vid/movie watching. I created a "Movie" folder on the SD card and use the "Astro" file manager program. I press the "Astro" icon and it opens in the "movie" folder (I leave it there mostly) and all my movies show up as files with an old movie reel as the icon with the file name to the right. It's very easy to pick whatever movie I want.
     
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    what files can the droid play? Avi, MPG or only mp4? if so how do you convert your files so the droid can play them?

    thanks!!
     
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    The "search" button is your friend. There are multiple threads detailing programs, settings, etc.