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Photo and video slideshow app for Android?

Hi,
We have several largescreen TVs around the plant, each with an Android gizmo plugged into it. The gizmos are configured to automatically start a full-screen slideshow of the photos stored in a local folder whenever it's switched on. They work like a charm.

However, now I've been asked to add some videos to the slideshow too. The app I've been using up til now can't do video.

So can anyone recommend an Android app which:

a. can begin the slideshow automatically upon program startup, without any user intervention;
b. will cycle through the contents of a folder on the device's SD card in alphabetical order of filename;
c.  If the current file to display is a photo, display it for x seconds. If the file is a video, play it in its entirety;
d. will automatically notice when the folder contents change i.e. when files are added to / deleted from the local folder.


The Android device is running Android 4.1.1 (Jellybean).

I've tried searching the Play Store. There's a bewildering array of choice, but none of the photo and video slideshow apps I've seen so far can step through the contents of a local folder.

All suggestions welcome, thanks for looking!
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MereteCommented:
I think your needs are too many for video  vistamed
The nearest I know of is the Video Player for Android on Google Play
It can automatically detect videos in the phone memory and SD Card, allowing you to quickly locate and play the video.
have a look
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zgz.supervideo&hl=en
cheers..
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vistamedAuthor Commented:
Hi Merete, I'm afraid that app will only play video; it doesn't handle static photos. Also it doesn't begin playback automatically when the device is started. Thanks for the suggestion though.

In the end I used SignagePlayer Android, from digitalsignage.com . While there's a lot of setting up on it and quite a learning curve to climb, it was the best option I could find.
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vistamedAuthor Commented:
The suggested app was unsuited to my requirements. My own suggestion was the best solution I could find.
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