Video is series of still images played back at high speed to give the appearance of something moving.

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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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File size per video minute on iPhone 6?

What would be an average file size if recording 1 minute of video on the iPhone 6? Normal speed, no slow motion.
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Videos taken on the iPhone will not sync to the iPad

I have several hundred pictures and a hundred or so videos that have been taken with my iPhone 4 and 5s. (90%/10% split roughly). These are all in iPhoto and have imported fine. Everything can be ...
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Playing videos on VirtualBox MacOs X guest on Ubuntu 13.04 as host

I managed to install Mac OS X Moutain Lion as a VirtualBox guest on Ubuntu 13.04 as host. I need to test a web app which plays HTML5 videos on Safari 6. Unfortunately, I can't play any video on ...
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In iPhoto, convert MJPEG videos to H.264?

In iPhoto, I've got some old MJPEG videos that don't transfer to my iPod Touch. I've got new videos that I took with my iPod Touch that are in the H.264 format, so they transfer fine, of course. How ...
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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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Start reading movie before file is fully copied

Wifi speed in my flat is not that good, and I often have to copy big video files from my nas to my mac. In these situations I'd like to be able to start playing the file after few seconds and that the ...
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My project has disappeared from iMovie — can you help me get it back?

I have been working on a project on iMovie and yesterday I opened iMovie to continue working on it but I can't find it. It says I have two projects but it only shows me one project and I am freaking ...
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Play protected WMV files on a Mac?

I'm trying to watch a protected WMV file on my Mac, but it seems that neither VLC nor Flip4Mac support DRMs. Well at least all I get is psychedelic images, such as this one: Is there any way to ...
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VLC player: Don't start where left off

It's overly useful to continue watching the video where you left off, but not always. I'm using VLC player and I don't want this feature. How can it be turned off?
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Why won't iTunes 12 add movies?

I'm trying to add a movie file to iTunes 12. I've tried dragging and dropping and "Add to Library" from the iTunes File menu, but neither work. The movie isn't being sent to the "Home Movies" section, ...
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How to “unshare” a video in iCloud

I shared a home video on my iPhone with myself via iCloud using my cell phone number. I was hoping that this would allow me to see the file somehow on my Mac but alas that did not work. I'm assuming ...
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Video sync from iPhone to Mac iPhoto

I cannot find the answer to this anywhere. Someone please help? Photos sync ok from the iPhone Photos app to iPhoto on my Mac via iCloud, however videos within this app do not. Is it possible to sync ...
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Choppy Fullscreen Flash or HTML5 video playback in Chrome on Mac Pro

Does anyone know how I can solve this annoying issue of fullscreen video in Chrome displaying very choppy and jumpy? It's unwatchable. I've had the problem in Chrome ever since I got this 2014 Mac ...
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iMovie 2014: Update photos after placing them in timeline

I have several JPG photos in my iMovie project. I have put these photos in by dragging and dropping them. I have now updated these photos outside of iMovie. Is there a way to get iMovie to use these ...
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Finder: show video thumbnail for all kind of formats/containers

I wish that Finder show video thumbnail for all kind of formats and containers. *.flv doesn't get a preview, some *.mp4 not, *.mov not. Is this possible? Maybe a video browser in place of Finder? I ...
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What is the best 2014 GPU that will work in an Early 2008 Mac Pro (MacPro3,1) on Mavericks or Yosemite? [closed]

Assuming that you will have to upgrade the operating system to get the video drivers, as of late 2014 what is the best generation of video card that you can put into an Early 2008 Mac Pro (a.k.a. ...
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Which iSCSI initiator should I use on Lion?

I am setting up a video editing / encoding workstation based on a mac mini and a freenas box for mass storage. We plan to use iSCSI to share the disk with the mac and had planned on using GlobalSAN's ...
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Continue buffering paused HTML5 video in background (or unfocused) Safari tab

I've been searching for a while to figure out a way to get Safari to keep loading (buffering) paused videos when the tab containing the video isn't the one I'm currently focused on. If I go to ...
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Mac Book Air Suddenly Stutters On Video

I've got a MackBook Air running OS X 10.7.5 and a GoPro which produces .mp4 files. After having issues with QuickTime playing .mp4 files, we installed VLC. Things worked great, but all of a sudden, ...
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How do I rotate a movie on the iPad/iPhone?

I have a movie in my camera roll that is incorrectly rotated. I would like to rotate it 90 degrees to fix the problem. Using this tip I was able to rotate the movie using iMovie. However, 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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Video (.mp4) playing in QuickTime but not in Finder Quick Look or iTunes

I just used ffmpeg to convert a video file's container from .mkv to mp4 (just changed the container; didn't re-encode). The resulting mp4 vid plays well on QuickTime and am very pleased with the ...
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Streaming high quality videos without loss of quality?

Is there any software on PC/Mac which just 'serves' the files of system to iPad (instead of converting them on the fly) and any app which is able to play such content? I tried Plex, though it streams ...
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How do I change the clip length with the iMovie 2011 trailer presets?

I'm trying to prepare a trailer with nice presets incoming in iMovie 2011... Can I change the storyboard or alter clip length? If so, how?
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How do I access and view cache HTML5 videos located in Safari or Chrome cache?

I want to view and possibly remix a video on youtube. I have seen many demos and articles describing where the cache is on older versions of the browsers, but now it seems that Safari is stored in a ...
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How to play a video file (avi/mp4) in AppleTV?

Suppose I would like to play a video file (avi/mp4) in AppleTV 3. I see two options: play the file in the laptop and mirror the screen via AirPlay on the AppleTV. import the file into the ITunes in ...
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I accidentally deleted an iMovie project, but I recovered it. Now it is too blurry to see!

I accidentally deleted an iMovie event with an important school project within it, but I recovered it by going to Finder, then clicking Movies. I re-uploaded them to iMovie but now they are so blurry, ...
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How can I cut down on the size of iMovie Library.imovielibrary?

I recently noticed that the file at ~/Movies/iMovie Library.imovielibrary is taking up an awful lot of space: Is there a way to make it smaller? I don't have anything important in iMovie - what ...
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How to use the antishake option for iMovie

I have a .mp4 video clip recorded with a GoPro camera, that I like to stabilize. I want to use iMovie, which I understand should have an antishake function according to this information. In iMovie I ...
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Operation could not be completed when I try to play a video on my camera roll

I have a video recording on my iPod 4th generation and when I try to play it, it comes up with "Operation could not be completed" the recording was from 23rd November 2013 and I have tried many things ...
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Record the screen while logged in to a different account

Is there a way to record video of a Firefox browser or of the entire screen when logged out of an account on a Mac? (A process will still be running and doing things with the browser). This question ...
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Good software for watching videos on Mac?

I want to watch videos on my Mac but I don't like QuickTime. I was wondering what the community recommends. In particular, I was interested in some granular ability to slow down the video or speed it ...
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Is there an iOS 8+ app to play videos from external media?

Is there an iOS app which natively supports playing video files from external physical sources like an SD card or USB thumbdrive connected via the Camera Connection Kit? This is especially useful when ...
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OpenGL acceleration with Intel HD 3000

1 - Original issue I own a Macbook Pro 15" from Early 2011, which suffers from the well-known-but-denied-by-Apple GPU problem. TL;DR: the AMD Radeon HD 6XX0M is dead and the Macbook can't boot, or ...
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How do I prevent the mirror-effect in video recordings in Photo Booth?

I am trying to record a lecture using Photo Booth on my Macbook but I want to be able to record what the professor has on the board. Unfortunately, photobooth seems to have a mirror image, so that all ...
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Downloading/Sending video from my iphone to some other device in different ways

I have a very large video on my iphone that is pretty important to me, its over an hour long around 8 gigs big. I usually use image capture or iphoto to download my videos from my phone to my mac. ...
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Why does handBrake rotate my original videos?

tl;dr stop hanbrake from rotating my original videos once it compresses them. I know that similar questions about rotating have been asked, but they are more in the lines of "how do I rotate a ...
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Using imovie, how can I create a short highlight films from a long movie?

I have an hour long video that I have from a trip and I want to create a highlight film (around 5 mins).. Using Imovie, is there any particular feature to do this. I see there are the movie trailers ...
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How do I capture video in real time from a Canon 5D Mark II to iMac in Final Cut Pro?

We really need your help. We are shooting a movie and searching for a solution how to capture video from HDMI port of Canon 5D Mark II to an iMac 27 inch in real time. The iMac doesn't have an HDMI ...
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Fullscreen Flash video only shows 1/4 of video

When I maximize some Flash (version 15.0.0.xxx) videos to fullscreen, only the top left quarter of the screen is showing video, the rest is completely black. I've tried this on OSX 10.9 and 10.10, ...
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OS X 10.9 Fullscreen on second display doesn't stretch to full screen, but only part of it

I'm on OS X 10.9 and with this OS upgrade, the ability to run fullscreen apps on a second display while working on another was implemented. What I want: Play YouTube and other online sources ...
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Replacement Battery for iPod Video Works temporarily

I have an iPod video that needed a replacement battery due to it not holding a charge and only working while the iPod was plugged into an outlet or computer. After the first replacement the iPod ...
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Yosemite and photos

I upgraded my mac to Yosemite and now I can't find my photos or video folder. My iCloud just has the 'loading' spinning circle so I'm not sure if they've gone there? Just can't find them anywhere!
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Software to record videos on iphone that doesn't result on video sizes of tremendous sizes

I often record videos with my phone that are 30 to 1hour 30 minutes long. However, the file sizes that result are ridiculously large. I want a way to still be able to record videos of that length and ...
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Having small video files from iphone videos, either compressing large ones or recording them so they are small in the first place

tl;dr I want to compress very big video files and start recording them small in the first place. My goal is to have my video files be small enough that they don't take up all the space in my Mac (and ...
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How do I download a video from icloud?

I have a video on my icloud that I want to download to macbookpro and save. I can see the video in icloud on my iphone. The video is deleted from iphoto on my iphone and I can't download the video ...
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Would I notice much of a difference between a new 2014 Mac Mini and the 2012 server edition?

I'm looking to replace my home server with a Mac Mini. I do a lot of conversions between movie formats (ie MKV to mp4) and was curious if it made more sense to go with the 2012 server model or the ...
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Is it possible: Automator workflow for date based file import?

I'd like to know if the following is possible with Automator. I want to be able to move any files, but in my special case videos and photos, from any possible device ( iPhone, iPad, SD card, but ...
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Can't get TV show name to display

I imported a set of .mov files as a TV show, or at least I tried to. I imported them into iTunes, set them to the same "Show" name, numbered them as season 1, episodes 1-6. I also named them "Episode ...