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

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How do I improve video perfomance on my dual core Macbook Pro?

I have a late 2011 MacBook Pro, 2.7 GHz i7 with 8MB RAM. I run t cover closed to a 24" 1920 x 1050 monitor connected via a Thunderbolt to DVI adapter. When I play Flash video, the fan goes to over ...
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how to play local video files in thumbnail overlay (similar to skype video calls)?

I am very new to OSX, so far loving it. I really like how when you use Skype video call on OSX, and you change the primary focus to an app other than Skype, your video call is persistently visible on ...
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How do I reset link between iPhone and iTunes on a Mac?

Quick problem: My wife takes videos with her iPhone 5S (with iOS 7.1) She downloads the videos from her camera roll to iPhoto and removes from the phone She tries to sync the videos back to the ...
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How to export a slo-mo video with the slow motion intact and without losing quality?

I have a nicely exquisite slo-mo video. I would like it to export to my computer. Simply copying the file by plugging into the USB cable loses all the slo-mo edits. Doing an export via Share by ...
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How to make Final Cut Pro to use my Tera bytes' HDD and not my Laptop's HDD?

I want all videos to my external HDD and not my laptop's HDD and Final Cut Pro does not give this option. I am not wanting to use my MBA's free space for video editing. How can I define the location ...
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Aperture showing videos with odd lines, how to see videos nicely in OSX?

I imported my tennis couching videos to Aperture but Aperture shows them with odd lines while QuickTime Player more nicely shows them. Which software should I use for videos because Aperture is ...
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iOS Videos app crash

I just synced some TV-Episodes to my iPhone and now, I can't open the iOS videos app anymore. If I open it, I see just a white screen with the navigation bar at the top and the the tab bar at the ...
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How to join/merge .wmv files?

I have ten .wmv video files that I want to join them as one big file. Some tutorials indicate this can be done using QuickTime. However, it doesn't work for .wmv files. Is there a way to join these ...
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Attempting to play video on iOS 7 shows play button with line through

When I try to watch video in my browser I get a play button with a line through it and it doesn't work. I have tried Safari, Chrome, and Mercury. They all give me the play button with a line through ...
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Is it possible to watch mp4s on an iPod Nano 6th Gen?

I have tried to upload .mp4s to my iPod before, but all it would do is show a screenshot of the video and play the audio. Is there a way to actually watch the video and have the audio play as well?
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Importing a slow-mo video to Windows

I recorded a slow-mo video using my iPhone 5s. How do I import that video to my Windows PC without losing the slow-mo effect? When uploading the video directly to Facebook from the iPhone (from the ...
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iMovie 13 Green-screen effect not working

I am editing a video that involves a green screen. Whenever I put in a certain scene, the green screen doesn't work. This only happens for that specific scene. By doesn't work, I mean when I put ...
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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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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. ...
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iPad: export Keynote project to video

Setup. I'm running the most recent version of Keynote (as of April 3rd, 2014) on an iPad Air, WiFi-only version @ 16GBs. Task/issue. I would like to export the project/slideshow to a video file (to ...
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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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Screencasting in 1080p from a retina display without scaling, possible or not?

I want to make some tutorials in 1080p on my MacBook Pro with retina display. Is there a way to record the screen "natively" in 1920x1080? I don't care if it would look scaled and blury at the time ...
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iPad Camera Connection Kit not showing valid MP4 videos

I've been wondering if I can use the camera connection kit as a way to directly copy video files onto my iPad for watching, from SD card. I've tested that photos and videos taken on my digital camera ...
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How to batch combine mkv and srt files to mp4 with ffmpeg

I'm trying to get an applescript to combine .mkv's with .srt's after i added those files to a folder. I've managed to do the automatic conversion from mkv to mp4 and add them to itunes. The only ...
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Watch video or play games on two external monitors

I have a 2013 15inch retina MacBook Pro and two Dell U2414H as external monitors. I want to watch video or play games like the image in this question. For the current mac system, I can only achieve ...
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Is there a way to record my iPad screen for free?

Good afternoon, I own an iPad 2 and a Macbook Pro. I am looking for a free solution to recording my iPad's screen from my computer. I plan to record the gameplay of various iOS games and upload them ...
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Password protected video

I want to protect my instructional video with a password. There is a use case. When a user wants to play an encrypted file, the encrypted file will pop up a dialog box to request the user to enter a ...
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How do I convert 120FPS video from the iPhone 5s to 60FPS?

When I shoot 120FPS video on the iPhone 5s, I can easily export it as a 30FPS video, slowed down four times. But I want to export it as a 60FPS video, slowed down twice. Ideally, I'd like to do this ...
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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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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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Convert a bunch of MKV files to MP4 to read them in iTunes

I have a bunch of mkv files that are encoded as MPEG-4 video and AC-3 audio. I usually use Subler to convert the mov into mp4 to read them in iTunes, but the AC-3 audio is unreadable by Subler or ...
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Connecting a 2009 Macbook to a TV with video and sound output

I would like to connect my late 2009 white Macbook to my TV, with support for video and sound. I thought I could use the Mini DisplayPort for that purpose, but unfortunately, Apple's website says ...
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Issues with Google + Auto Backup, how do I troubleshoot?

I'm trying to set up a Mac to auto sync pictures and videos already available on the Mac with Google+, mostly because they allow an unlimited amount of photos and videos to be uploaded as long as they ...
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How to add still image to audio file to convert it into video?

I am using QuickTime Player. From initial research it seems i would need QT Pro to do it. Is there a free opensource tool i can use for a simple task like this? On opening the audio .m4a file in QT ...
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How to Steam Video from iPhone to WiFi-Enabled HDTV

Just bought my first wifi-enabled HDTV. I have a feeling this is a "duh!" question, but I can't find a clear answer. Is it possible to stream a video from my iPhone to the HDTV? I've heard of ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Looking for a video player with capability to maintain a long list of Recent Items

I've tried VLC and MPlayerX and I was disappointed with their "Recent" menu. VLC maintains very little history and it sometimes even randomly erases itself. I switched to MPlayerX -- it doesn't erase ...
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Trouble downloading purchased iTunes videos

I'm trying to download some videos from the iTunes Store onto my iPhone. As part of the (UK) 12 Days of Christmas promotion, I received a copy of the first episode of Sherlock, which I purchased but ...
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How to fully automate video conversion to mp4, iTunes friendly format?

I am looking to implement a fully automated solution that will pick video files from an incoming directory, process them and put the result to iTunes special "Automatically Add to iTunes" directory. ...
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What options are available to _losslessly_ trim mp4/m4v video on 10.8 or above?

I have some DRM-free m4v video that I would like to edit by 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 ...
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How to watch a 1080p video on retina display with a 1:1 pixel ratio (with no scaling up)?

I am trying to watch a 1080p video on my Macbook Retina 13 but it is scaled up to the 'scaled resolution' 1280x800. If the video is scaled down to 1280x800 before being displayed, I will be losing in ...
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How to quickly reduce video file size of iPad and iPhone videos

I discovered that the majority of the space, taken up by photo library is due to videos I have made with my iPhone and iPad. While I like preserving some of these video in original format for HQ ...
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How to delete all files in one folder that are the same as in another folder

I have two folders containing videos: the first contains videos that are already referenced within Aperture, and the second contains a mix of duplicates as well as videos that are NOT already in ...
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Streaming video pauses with bluetooth

I have an iPhone 4S and an LG LBS-700 bluetooth headset which I used to use a lot to watch streaming videos on my phone. I haven't watched any in a while - possibly since before iOS 7, but I'm not ...
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How can I get Wikipedia embedded audio and video to play back in Safari?

What is required to get the embedded Ogg Vorbis/Theora media on Wikipedia to play back natively in Safari, assuming a clean, up-to-date OS X install? The Wikipedia page for Beethoven's Piano Sonata ...
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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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For Mac OS X, what is required for HDCP (video copy-protection) on an external monitor with HDMI?

I have a (non-Retina) MacBook Pro (mid-2012) and I have just purchased an Asus VN248H-P external monitor with HDMI input, connected to the MacBook Pro with a Monoprice Mini-DisplayPort to HDMI cable. ...
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VLC subtitles: Why do I get these weird characters?

When I load a subtitles file with VLC I get these weird characters: This doesn't happen with other subtitles files, so I was wondering what's this different encoding. The file is included in the ...
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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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How to import iPhone videos into Instagram without distortion?

Whenever I take a video with the standard camera app and then import it into Instagram on my iPhone 5S, the video ends up distorted. A still from the original video: A screengrab showing ...
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Where are my iPod videos after I sync to iTunes?

I did sync my iPod with iTunes, but I can't see where are my videos on iTunes (videos I recorded using the iPod). Any hint?
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Is there a free program to join and cut AVI movie files?

I have a camera and it creates an AVI file every 10 minutes when recording video. I would like to join files from the camera and sometime trim part of the video. I don't want re-encode the files if ...