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Is it possible to take a video screenshot (screenshow?) of what's occurring on a Macbook Pro's screen?

I've got an unusual situation which I cannot explain. I thought to take a video of what I'm seeing on the screen, but realized I didn't know how to do that. Is there a way to take a video of the ...
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0answers
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What causes playing a video in browser to take up all the RAM?

I've been noticing lately that when I'm playing a video on my Mac from say Hulu, Netflix, Youtube, any video site via a browser, the computer gets extremely laggy for 5 minutes and then acts normal. ...
2
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1answer
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Can anyone recommend a hw/sw combination to allow me to preview a Component input with audio on a Mac?

Trying to find a way to take component video and audio output from a device, and preview it on-screen in a window. We don't need recording or encoding capabilities, but we would like as low latency ...
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1answer
87 views

How to make a playable DVD iso from a VIDEO_TS folder?

I used to have a script that converts a VIDEO_TS folder into an ISO that plays ok in VLC but it's gone. Anyway, this command gets me most of the way there: hdiutil makehybrid -udf -udf-volume-name ...
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1answer
50 views

Compiling / installing shotdetect for OS X

I would like to find scene changes in a video with this command line tool: Shotdetect is a free software (LGPL) which detects shots and scenes from a video. Dependencies are: sudo apt-get ...
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2answers
366 views

How can I wirelessly transfer video from iPhone to Mac?

I took some video on my iPhone and would like to transfer it to my Mac. However, it happens that I don't have my iPhone-to-USB cable with me today, so how I can I do it? If it was a photo I would just ...
2
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0answers
48 views

How to get rid of full screen video translucency?

I recently noticed that whenever I watch a video in full screen on the Mac, the video has a certain level of translucency showing the contents of the window or the desktop behind it. This occurs with ...
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1answer
42 views

What options are available to _losslessly_ edit mp4 / m4v video on 10.8 or above?

I have some DRM-free m4v video that I would like to edit = trimming here and there. QuickTime X ($0) Pros: free, built-in to OS X Cons: selector to choose 'start' and 'end' times is not very ...
2
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4answers
763 views

Efficient MKV H.264 player with GPU decoding for Mac OS X

How can I play MKV files from QuickTime in Mavericks? I used to use Perian but it hangs and the other third party players are very inefficient as QuickTime is the most optimized software among the ...
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2answers
104 views

Screen video capture application OS 10.5.8 (Leopard)

Are there any freeware/shareware application to make a screen videocapture compatible with OSX 10.5.8?
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0answers
159 views

Increase Audio Volume of MOV-Video in OS X

I have a MOV-Video file and I want to increase the volume of the audio layer without reencoding the entire video. Is there a way to solve this problem?
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1k views

Disable zoom animation in Chrome when going to full screen video

When switching back and forth between full-screen mode for YouTube videos in MacOX Mavericks, I find the zoom effect very annoying and jerky. Is there a way to turn this off, so such videos can just ...
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0answers
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What might cause noisy gesture demonstration video clips?

I'm getting multicolor noisy gesture demonstration video clips after each reboot. However, they gradually improve after a while and eventually become fully watchable (about 15-20seconds). Does anyone ...
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0answers
49 views

Apple Software in monetized Youtube videos? What do I refer to as Rights?

I have a quite successful video on Youtube that features OS X Lion (yes it's an older video, but this question is about any Apple software if possible). That's great and I'd like to monetize it, ...
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2answers
103 views

Mac HDD still losing space after deleting files

I'm working on videos. I'm capturing them with a software and I save them as MP4. Then I compress them as MOV. After that I upload them to YouTube. However I lose about 1.5 GB from my hard disk while ...
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356 views

Split Quicktime Clip Collection Into Individual Videos

For whatever reason, my camcorder saves recorded videos as "clips" all bundled into a massive AVCHD movie file. I can open each clip individually and manually export it through Quicktime, but this is ...
0
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1answer
210 views

What video boards can I put in a 2008 Mac Pro to get 4 monitors (DVI)?

I currently have a 2008 Mac Pro with 2 Radeon HD 2600 XT video boards, each of which is driving two monitors. This setup performs acceptably, though I wouldn't be averse to faster GPUs. However, the ...
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0answers
10 views

hardcode and cut scene [duplicate]

i want a way to cut a scene in mkv file without loosing subtitle . i already hardcoded arabic language (windows-1256) srt file with mkv file using mkvtoolnix .. but could not open the mkv file with ...
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1answer
52 views

How can I make a copy of a dvd made with imovie?

I have a movie of me skydiving, but the disk is starting to get scratchy. I was wondering how I can copy this to my hard-drive, so I can play it whenever I want. I tried the disk utility and copy the ...
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1answer
134 views

How can I edit translated video on a Mac?

There is a movie on my Macbook which has some some inappropriate scenes that I want to edit so I can watch the movie with my family. I know how to cut scenes (trim) using Quicktime but this will ...
2
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3answers
4k views

Screencast Video Stream

Our school radio station is currently supplementing the audio based lessons with a slideshare meeting-based slideshow. Unfortunately slideshare has been pretty buggy and any time we want to stream ...
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2answers
802 views

How can I play a .drv file

I received several .drv files recorded from a security system's cameras. The disc provided to me includes a player called "GenAVplayer.exe" and a filed named "player.bin" which when expanded contains ...
2
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1answer
47 views

What are the differences between the various Mac video “compressor types”?

Video H264 Animation DV - PAL Apple VC H.263 etc. I know H.264 is pretty much the default video codec nowadays, however it seems to be a bit choppy on older machines. And from experience, ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I watch slowed down Youtube videos in iPad?

I found this tutorial here but I am unable to find such type of buttons in iPad. I am also unable to slow down videos in OS X. I am trying to watch this video here but it is too fast educational ...
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3answers
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How to find out frame rate (FPS) of an AVI video on OS X?

Pretty straightforward question: How can I find out FPS of a video file on Mac OS X? (QuickTime does not open the video because of not installed codec; but VLC does, though.)
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2answers
111 views

Batch Video Transcoding for the web OS X (GUI, not command line)

Is there a way to batch transcode video files to mp4 and webm for HTML5 videos in OS X? Our video department needs to hand over a lot of videos in multiple formats consistently. Workflow current ...
2
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3answers
330 views

How to synchronize QuickTime video playback with 3 different Macs?

Do you know a method to play three (QuickTime) videos in sync on three different machines? At least I would trigger the space bar to start them in sync.
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1answer
78 views

Lost audio while converting video files in OS X 10.7.4

I was using Lion's conversion feature to change .MPG video files to a compatible format (set by OS X). The files are now viewable in QuickTime and iMovie, but the audio is completely gone. Has anyone ...
3
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2answers
278 views

Making a GIF from a Video

I have a video clip that I want to convert to an animated GIF. I used GIFBrewery. But I couldn't figure out how to make a GIF that's the proper speed. The default preview they showed had way too many ...
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5answers
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How to access “Faster (fine)” and “Slower (fine)” playback controls on VLC for OS X? Else, what alternative?

I'm a little impatient. When I watch recorded technology conference sessions, I like to speed a video up during parts I can grok quickly, and slow it down to normal when knowledge isn't sinking in ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How can I extract video clips from a non-encrypted DVD?

I have a non-encrypted DVD (of my wedding, if you must know) and I was wondering if I could extract clips from the DVD into files in some standard video format (i.e. clip1.mp4) so I can look at them ...
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1answer
2k views

Not able to view video in Safari

I am trying to view a video in safari and it says there is a plugin missing. The message I get is: This page has content that requires an Internet plug-in. This page contains content of ...
3
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2answers
2k views

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) ...
2
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1answer
150 views

Video Stutter With Multiple Logged-In Users

I'm experiencing significant video playback stuttering when there are other users logged in in the background via Fast User Switching. I'm not sure if this is do to a recent change to my user setup, ...
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2answers
1k views

Can I stream media from one Plex server to another Plex server?

I have Plex on a laptop and I can use Plex for the iDevices to stream media to them. Can I do the same with Plex on another computer around the house like ZumoCast?
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2answers
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How do I view .wtv files in OS X?

I have a Windows 7 Media Center machine for our family's DVR. It creates recorded TV files in a .wtv format (used to be .ms-dvr in the Vista days). We have a laptop running Lion that I'd like to ...
3
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1answer
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How can I merge .m4v files?

I transcoded a DVD into several m4v files with HandBrake. How can I merge these files into one m4v movie?
3
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3answers
654 views

Mac Pro 2007/2008 fresh Snow Leopard install with GT120 graphics card?

I have a Mac Pro from late 2007, early 2008 and I want to perform a clean install but nothing comes up on my monitor. The graphics card is an NVIDIA GT 120 and the hard drive is an Intel SSD. I am ...
4
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4answers
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Fastest way to split a video file into two?

Does anyone know of software for OS X that can quickly split a 2 hour H.264 video file into two 1 hour files? iMovie estimates 2 hours just to import the file. I was hoping for something that could do ...
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6answers
3k views

Screen video capture application

I am Looking for a program that let's me capture screen videos on Mac OS X. I am requesting it for these two use cases: Capture of a webcam. It should allow capturing only the webcam App window. ...
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3answers
832 views

How to connect to wireless TV satellite receiver from Mac OS X

How could I connect to my satellite receiver from Mac OS X and be able to watch TV and navigate through channel list? Is there any free software that could do this?
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2answers
201 views

Free (if possible) Video Converter

I've been getting along with VisualHub (defunct) for a while now, but recently I've needed an expanded set of Codec's, in particular Theora and VP8.1
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1answer
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No video from Mac Mini, ONLY once OS X has loaded

I have an old G4 Mac Mini, running 10.5. It's hooked up to a VGA CRT monitor using Apples DVI-to-VGA adapter that was included once upon a time. Last night, while using it, the screen flickered, and ...