The QuickTime Player, the application provided with OS X and available as a download for Microsoft Windows. QuickTime is Apple's protocol for video and media creation and playback.

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Why does OS X mangle the playback of this MP3?

Here's an MP3 I have. My iPhone plays it back with no problems. VLC on OS X plays it back with no problems. iTunes plays it with annoying bleeps and bloops, some kind of errors or artifacts that are ...
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Ogg Vorbis/FLAC Support for OS X 10.10

I used to playback Ogg Vorbis and FLAC files (in iTunes) with this QuickTime plugin: https://www.xiph.org/quicktime/ But this no longer seems to work in OS X 10.10 (probably also in 10.9, I don't ...
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QuickTime taking control over AVCHD content?

I've noticed that on 10.8 QuickTime takes control over the AVCHD content folder on my cameras memory card, turning it into a package and requiring you to open it up in QuickTime and convert the videos ...
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How to disable F7 F8 F9 function for Quick Time Player

I have OS X 10.11, Quick Time Player 10.4. My question is simple, how do you disable F7, F8 and F9 function keys in QT Player? I want to use these keys for iTunes, but I really need to keep some of ...
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View webm files with some quicktime plugin on El Capitan (Safari 9.0)?

In Yosemite and earlier versions I used to be able to click on a webm file and the quicktime logo showed very quickly then the video started playing. I think this is some sort of old plugin (like ...
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QuickTime Player 10: move one frame ahead / backwards

I used to be able with previous versions of Quicktime Player to move 1 frame ahead or backwards with the arrow keys of my computer, although it seems now with Yosemite the jump is bigger (I tried with ...
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Playing MIDI in Firefox and Chrome

Playing midi files in either Chrome or Firefox used to be easy: it just worked by invoking Quicktime. However, Quicktime stopped supporting midi after version 7.6.6. After upgrading, the same websites ...
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Why will QuickTime movies load but not play on iMac running OS 10.7.2?

When I run QuickTime to play a movie (let's say a .avi file), the movie loads but the movie doesn't play. I click on the triangle button in QuickTime to play the movie and nothing happens. If I ...
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QuickTime 10.1 stops responding

Quicktime (10.1) keeps quitting when I try to launch an .avi file on OS X Lion. I have removed the codecs I had installed (I used cleanmymac to completely remove leftovers) I also deleted Quicktime ...
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Software to capture screen video and export to cross-platform format?

I work as a developer, and it's invaluable to sometimes be able to take short video clips to send to clients/end users when supporting or explaining how a feature works. I've seen Windows applications ...
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QuickTime player only recording 10 seconds of video footage

I am trying to record video footage from my iPhone 6 (iOS 8.4.1) within QuickTime Player (10.4) on a MacBook Pro Running OS X Yosemite (10.10.3). As soon as I press stop to finish the recording the ...
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FCPX thinks my iPhone footage is 24p

I was working on a project in FCPX shot with my iPhone 5c and I was about to export it when I noticed a strange export setting. At the bottom of the export window (Where it lists the framerate, ...
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Recording iPad and speech using Quicktime stops recording when screen is static

I'm trying to record a demo of using an app on my iPad, with me talking over the top of it. I've hooked up my iPad Air 2 (iOS 8.3) to my Mac (10.10.3) using a lightning cable and am then using ...
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When using Finder to copy a specific file, the copy is a zero byte file

Trying to copy a 37GB Quicktime .mov from an external disk using the Finder. The copy should take a few minutes, and show a progress window. But the copy seems to be done immediately (no progress ...
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Mac as digital signage - change current video

I'm working in an environment where we have a Mac Mini connected to a display in a common area. The display is simple - it plays a preset video in Quicktime on a loop. Iwould like to be able to ...
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How can I improve old blurry video clips using iMovie 11 or QuickTime?

I am trying to improve or get a better resolution from old somewhat blurred TV video clips that I have downloaded from tube. These are usually 4-5 minute clips from the 1970's. I do not have any ...
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How do I change HTML5 video playback speed (e.g., 1.5x, 2x) in Safari for Yosemite?

I use ClickToFlash to switch most videos from Flash to HTML5 (QuickTime) versions in Safari. HTML5 allows for variable speed playback, but not in the quicktime plugin for safari so far as I can ...
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iTunes 12 Won't Play MP4 Files That Work in Quicktime Player

Mostly as the title says; I have a bunch of movie files that I encoded especially using Handbrake (veryslow preset, de-noise filter, nothing else changed) and which worked fine in iTunes 11. However, ...
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Video plays in QuickTime but not in Itunes

This video plays just fine in Quicktime but in Itunes the video plays but the screen stays black. The audio however, does play just fine. I think my video has the right codec?
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Stuttering in Quicktime and BBoDs on Mountain Lion

A few weeks ago, after installing the Safari 6.0.2 update, Quicktime started stuttering (Music playback in iTunes stutters, playing those silly quicktime videos on Apple's website stutters, etc.). ...
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How to fix Quicktime error -2048 (doesn't understand file format)?

I recently transferred a movie made on iMovie from my iPad to my PC. It's a big file I transferred with Photo Transfer App. On the PC, Quicktime refuses to play the file. It gives error -2048 ...
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Are there any free applications that allow you to create a multi-node QTVR?

I have always been interested by QuickTime VRs (more info here) and I'd like to make one, but I can't find any free applications that can create multi-notd QTVRs. Are there any applications that exist ...
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Why does my iMac play all sound EXCEPT recorded?

I can play music, movies, iTunes, youtube, pandora - you name it - but if I use Quicktime or GarageBand or any other software to RECORD sound (or if I try to have a call via Skype or Google), I can't ...
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iTunes 12.3.2.35 stutters when playing track

I'm on an iMac running Yosemite 10.10.5. It's a well-spec'd machine with plenty of memory. When I play a track in either iTunes or by using the system (I click on the triangle symbol when hovering ...
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How do I bring my Quicktime DV from 2013 to life?

Back in 2012/2013 I've imported a stack of home video tapes from my DV camera into iMovie. I also converted a lot of files created by earlier versions of iMovie, some of them dating back as far as ...
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Why does iMovie make my movie so small in size?

I have an iOS game coming up and I made a trailer today. I recorded gameplay footage from my iPhone 6 device onto QuickTime and then edited the footage in iMovie. When I started editing, the footage ...
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How do I update to a New QuickTime Player

Today I updated my MacBook Pro to OSX El Capitain 10.11. That update didn't automatically update my QuickTime Player. I look at App Store and type in QuickTime and QuickTime Player 7.0 (the new one) ...
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Quicktime downscales resolution to 1080p when joining 4K clips

Got 10 minute plus 40 minute clips. Using "Add Clip to End" option which seems to be fine, except that it downscales video to 1080p from 4K. Is there any way to prevent it? Is there a FOSS ...
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How to solve the issue of iTunes Video not supported, requires QuickTime?

For some PodCast videos and for the current Apple Byte's HD Sept 3, 2015 issue, it says: This movie requires QuickTime, which is not supported by this version of iTunes screenshot: I know ...
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Record only left channel in quicktime?

I'm capturing some old Mini DV tapes using Quicktime. The Firewire isn't outputting audio so I'm using the headphone jack in the camera to get my audio. I plugged a standard stereo headphone into the ...
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Screen Recording on Retina MBP is always double of original size

I fail to record screen (full or part) with QuickTime Player as well as Voila program I purchased (the author use QTP as a screen recorder, thus it has the same issue): On the screenshot above you ...
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Saving spliced video with Quicktime… says “Saving… - About 106 hours”?

I had one QT screen recording. I opened that. I split that video at a place I wanted to add something. I then created a second QT screen recording. I then pasted in the second QT recording into the ...
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Playing other video formats (e.g. MKV) in QuickTime

I know this is a very old question, actually from the era of Perian. When I searched for this topic around the web, everything dated back to '11 and even older. Now that Perian is no longer being ...
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Is there a EXIF & GPS meta data for QuickTime videos?

It seems every time I try to organize files from iPhone & iPad into folders by dates, none of the videos have EXIF metadata. It is hard to figure out when a video was taken nor where it was taken ...
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Can QuickTime X display embedded SMTPE timecode?

I have audio and video files that contain embedded SMPTE timecode. If I recall correctly, clicking the time display in QuickTime 7 toggled between the elapsed time of the clip, in mm:ss format ...
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Recorded on Photo Booth 14GB - 140 hours - but cannot watch the file on VLC or other players

I recorded and saved the file on an external drive - capacity >2 terra - but now i cannot open the file with VLC or quick time as I used to do with other videos in the past. VLC tries to open the ...
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MP4 recording on SD card has no audio

I have a new Corvette with PDR (Performance Data Recorder) which is basically a built-in GoPro. The car records a video with sound in 720p from a camera mounted at top of windshield to SD card ...
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Is it possible to control Quicktime Player “Movie Recording” start/pause/re-start with Apple TV remote?

I want to record a video using Quicktime Player via File > New Movie Recording. I can start the recording by clicking the record button, and I can pause the recording by option+clicking the record ...
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Macbook Pro Sluggish - VTDecoderXPCService & Safari

After upgrading to Yosemite my Macbook Pro (2012) is just incredibly slow and sluggish. It's Safari and VTDecoderXPCService - which is some kind of sandbox item for quicktime. However, I can't figure ...
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Further Question from “Automating Quicktime Image Sequence creation in Mountain Lion”

This is related to the question asked in: Automating Quicktime Image Sequence creation in Mountain Lion I was wondering if there was a way of adapting this script to resize the Image Sequence to ...
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How can I disable rounded corners in QuickTime Player on Yosemite?

I’d like to disable rounded corners in QuickTime Player 10.4 (833.1). I’m running Yosemite 10.10.2 (14C109). Some quick Googling lead me to this command (Mac Rumors forum): defaults write ...
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QuickTime Subtitles from location

When you open a video from a location, say I hosted "test.mp4" on a location and opened it in QuickTime, how can I add subtitles to this video? I usually did it by adding the .srt file with the same ...
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Quick Time screencast slows down my gameplay also size too big

I recorded few of the videos in past with quicktime. Size of those videos is too big (~5GB). I have a macbook pro 15-inch retina version. For cutting down the size I am using HandBrake. With that a 2 ...
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Bandwidth throttling with onboard tools in Yosemite?

Is there any way with Mac OS Yosemite's built-in firewall to throttle or queue connections from a single application, on a single port or to a certain hostname? The App in question would be the ...
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M4V video playing sound but not picture

I have a few videos that previously played fine, and now they play the sound but have no picture (on both iTunes and QT). The only thing that I did was to use MetaX to modify the meta data. The file ...
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Pausing screen recording in old Quicktime 10.0 (131)

Running Snow Leopard 10.6.8 on an "Early 2009 iMac", I seek a screen-recorder able pause/unpause during recording. Post How do I install QuickTime 10.1 on Snow Leopard? says Snow Leopard comes with ...
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Does a good GPU increase the quality of Quicktime screen captures

I am on a MacBook Pro Early 2010 (Core 2 Duo, NVIDIA GeForce 320M 256 MB) and I don't have access to a more powerful Mac to test this. I have been wondering if Quicktime screen capture supports ...
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A working applescript fails when running via cron

MacOs 10.8.2 I have 2 applescripts shown below. They are arranged in one shell script to run one after another by using osascript (just to simplify the example). Everything works fine when starting ...
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QuickTime Player > Share > YouTube never finishes the upload

I've created a Screen Recording in QT Player and I'm trying to use the Share function to upload it to YouTube. QT goes through the whole process of uploading (takes ~10m), then the progress window ...
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Both Quicktime Player and VLC keep stopping the video (but not the audio) since 10.6.8. Any ideas?

Since I updated to 10.6.8 yesterday (and this might be coincidence), both Quicktime Player (I still use 7) and VLC (current version) keep stopping the video (but not the audio) of movies I am ...