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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Can I get system sound along with QuickTime Player screen recording?

In Lion, Quicktime can do screen recordings. Is there a way to capture system audio also and then sync the two tracks into a movie with both system video out (The screen) and system audio out? I own ...
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Use AppleScript to launch and manage Quicktime Player in the background

I have a Perl-based audio player that runs on OS X, and I need to update how the audio files are played. I'd like to use AppleScript to control the QuickTime Player, because it will do what I need, ...
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QuickTime X can't use .srt files

For some reason, ever since Apple released QuickTime X, QuickTime won't open files with an associated .srt file anymore. I get the error QuickTime can't open it and if I would like to open it in ...
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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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Quicktime: Grey background upon resume in fullscreen mode

A clip that was played in fullscreen mode will not appear in fullscreen mode. Instead, it's slightly shifted, resized and has a grey background. I've removed the Quicktime plug-in Perian, but this ...
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trim video without transcoding on lion

On Snow Leopard Quicktime allowed you to easily cut clips from videos and store them as .mov with the trim function (invoked with Command+T). On Lion Quicktime, the trim function still exists. But ...
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Rotating a video in QT player 10

I'm trying to rotate an iPhone 4S vid 90degrees Counter Clockwise. I've seen lots of posts and answers that say there is an 'Edit > Rotate Left' option in Quicktime Player. I can't see it! I have QT ...
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Get Perian to work in Lion

I've been trying to get Perian to work in Lion, basically QuickTime simply refuse to play any files other than the standard QuickTime supported file types (Perian is supposed to add this ...
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com.apple.qtkitserver CPU usage on OS X Lion

I'm on Lion 10.7.3 and every now and then, com.apple.qtkitserver hogs my CPU @ 100% for a little less than a minute, especially when there's something happening on Finder. I know that QTKitServer is ...
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How do I hide Quicktime Player's controls when the video is paused?

I'm trying to take a screen shot (using Grab) of a quicktime video that is paused. The problem is that the video controls don't disappear, and thus are shown in the resulting shot as seen below: ...
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How can I remove a portion of from the middle of a movie?

Quicktime Player help: With QuickTime Player you can quickly remove a portion of the beginning or end of a movie or a movie clip to make it shorter or remove unwanted content. I want to ...
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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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How can I avoid re-encoding of video in iMovie and use it for cutting only?

I have a video that was created on a surveillance camera with the (for video) unsusual resolution of 1280x1024. It's encoded with H.264 and encapsulated in an MP4 AVC container. The quality is rather ...
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How to export WebM and h264 from a Mac

I exported two videos from Photoshop using the standard export movie tool. The dialog is the standard Quicktime Export that we're used to seeing from the beginning of times. For each movie I chose ...
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iMovie cannot load Sony-MPEG videos

I recently moved from Windows to OS X, so maybe I'm asking a frequently-asked question. But I did some googling and didn't find a solution yet. I have a lot of videos on my drive from my SONY camera. ...
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Where are apple quicktime trailers stored?

I am watching some quicktime apple trailers from the website they open up automatically in quicktime. How do I download it at that point. I am assuming that they are cached temporally somewhere. Any ...
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What is the best way to convert MPEG-2 videos to MP4 H.264?

I've been playing around, trying to find the best settings for converting DVD files (MPEG-2) to H.264 so that I can store everything in iTunes and watch it on the TV. Most of the stuff I have has been ...
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How do I repair movies with “invalid public movie atoms”?

I've got a movie file that gives me the following error every time it opens in any QuickTime based player: The movie could not be opened. An invalid public movie atom was found in the movie. ...
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QuickTime add-ons? How to tell what's needed?

I've been chatting on Chatzy via Firefox on the Mac lately, and every time I go there I get told that I need to update QuickTime components. Here's the dialog that comes up: It then links me to ...
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How to save an iTunes Podcast to a USB stick?

I have downloaded WWDC 2010 podcast from iTunes. How can I find the Podcast file and save it to a USB Memory stick so people who doesn't have iTunes can play it using quicktime?
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Asking QuickTime Player 7 to play MIDI files through GarageBand

By just launching a MIDI file it will play by default using QuickTime Player 7, but the volume is rather low and the sound is far from polished. How can I ask QuickTime player 7 (or any other ...
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How do I full-screen QuickTime Player on an external monitor in Lion?

I am trying to play a QuickTime video in Lion on an external monitor. How do I get it to play full screen on the external monitor, not on the laptop screen?
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How can I display Quicktime's “New Movie Recording” function in ASCII

I wonder if anyone could master this one? So Quicktime can play movies in ASCII mode as per the link below: ...
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How to fix Quicktime that is not playing videos from Apple's website?

I have a windows 7 system and would like to watch one of Apple's keynotes. I have downloaded Quicktime player version 7.0 and it automatically starts as soon as I click on the video. But after ...
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How do i stop Quicktime from opening previous videos?

I'm on OSX Lion and this is driving me crazy. Whenever i watch a video in quicktime and close it, then open another video, the previous video that i played also comes up. Is there a way to not have ...
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Paralells Desktop changes default Application to play .mp4 files

Even though I have selected the option "Always Open with" Quicktime Player for my .mp4 files. The changes never take effect and instead when I open a video, parallels desktop launches Windows Media ...
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Is there an easy way to reduce quality of .mov files taken from an iPhone?

I've noticed the small movies I take on my iPhone 4 result in large .mov files. For example, a 1 minute movie results in almost a 100MB .mov file. This is running through my cloud storage (Dropbox) ...
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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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Want to post an iphone 4 video on youtube, but it needs to be rotated

I filmed something with my iphone 4 by rotating the phone so that it looks wide. Like a widescreen TV. But when I upload the .mov to youtube, the video is sideways and tall & skinny. How do I ...
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How do I install QuickTime 10.1 on Snow Leopard?

I haven't upgraded to Lion yet and was thinking of keeping this Mac running Snow Leopard and buy a new Mac with Lion. So I hope to install the newest QuickTime 10.1 on the current Mac running Snow ...
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How can I export a video to WMV format in Lion?

I used to use Flip4Mac, but because QuickTime X doesn’t provide a plug-in mechanism for video exports, Flip4Mac doesn’t work with it. How do I export videos to WMV in Lion?
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Which standalone player or system plugin works well for WMV media on Mac OS X?

I want to be able to play a WMV file on my Mac, but can't decide which plugin/software to install. In particular, I need something that will interface with Adobe Acrobat reader, as Adobe currently do ...
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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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How can I export a QuickTime File with Chapter Markers from iMovie HD?

I have a video with chapter markers in iMovie HD 6.03 (267.2). What settings do I need to use when exporting to get a file with chapter markers viewable by QuickTime and iTunes?.
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What is the real native maximum resolution of mid–2010 iMac's iSight camera?

I had understood that the pre-2011 Macs & Apple displays have a built–in iSight camera which sensor is capable of VGA (640 x 480) resolution—unlike the FaceTime HD cameras, which replaced the ...
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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 ...
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How can I edit a m4v movie file and retain subtitles?

I made a copy of a DVD and two sets of subtitles (Hebrew and English). Both subtitles are optional and only VLC can display them. I am trying to edit out a scene of the movie. QuickTime can do this, ...
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How do I install QuickTime from a .pkg?

I'm on a laptop running OS X 10.3.9 (Panther) and I've downloaded "QuickTime 7.5 for Panther updater" -- and for the life of me I can't figure out how to install it. The file mounts as a disk image. ...
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How come Quicktime plays .avi files but iTunes doesn't?

I think I might be missing something but it seems like Quicktime is happy playing my .avi movies but iTunes isn't. So I have to go through the rigmarole of converting .avi to .mp4 with iTunes before ...
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Cheapest option for split screen video editing?

I'm wondering what the cheapest option for achieving a split-screen effect with different video clips is. This is on new iMac hardware with the latest version of iMovie '11, as well as QuickTime Pro 7 ...
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Program for simple editing of MOV files

I need a program for editing moves, specifically, only MOV files. Only simple editing required - cropping, splitting, trimming, etc. One requirement is that the program does not re-render the video ...
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Pause screen recording in QuickTime X

I found a screen recording feature of QuickTime X very useful. Except you can't pause the recording, as in most other screen recording programs. Or can you?
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Quicktime for windows 7 64 bit

I am using windows 7 64 bit on hp probook 4520s and want to install quicktime, apple provided link give the quicktime to download and install but it give error of some assembly instruction. I think ...
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Bad Aspect Ratio in Quicktime on Video from Camcorder

I'm trying to use my Samsung HMX-H100N digital camcorder, and I'm having difficulty with the files. When recording in 1080i/60, the video is badly interlaced (yes, I know it's an interlaced format, ...
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How to download the .mov for later viewing?

I would like to download the keynote speech on http://events.apple.com.edgesuite.net/1103pijanbdvaaj/event/index.html so that when Apple remove the video later, I can still watch it later... but ...
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How can I stop QuickTime from opening WMV embeds?

How can I stop QuickTime from opening WMV embeds?
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How can I repeat a video at slow playback speed?

Is there any way to repeat a video while it's playing in slow motion? I tried using both QuickTime and VLC. I don't see a way to control the playback speed in QuickTime, and the problem with VLC is ...
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Is Quicktime always pre-installed on the Macintosh OS?

Does the Mac come with Quicktime pre-installed? If so, what OS version (minimum) could be expected to have come with it pre-installed?
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How can I tell if a QuickTime movie is prepared for streaming?

I have been given a QuickTime file to place on a web site for my client. I requested the file be prepared for streaming using "Fast Start - Compressed Header" so that the video with start to play as ...
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How to play Apple ProRes 422 outside of QuickTime?

I've received a number of videos encoded in Apple ProRes 422, and it plays fine in QuickTime 7 or X. However, I can't open them in any other player (VLC, mplayer, etc. etc.). What can I do to let ...