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

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Crop video that has been taken the vertical way on iPhone

I frequently capture video holding my phone as usual, which means vertically. But when I want to watch it on a computer screen, I would like to have it full screen - even if it means loosing the top ...
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Downloading videos and saving to camera roll?

I need a tweak like "Download Manager pro", which allows you to download any video you play. The thing is, it saves to its own private storage (and not camera roll) so I can't share them with anyone. ...
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Record long webcam video / avoid re-encoding / save video-capture instantly

I want to record a very long video, approximately three hours, over an external webcam. Short videos work very fine with QuickTime and its built-in "New Movie Recording" function. As long as they are ...
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How to insert .flv in iTunes library

I have downloaded a flv file, and I would like to save it in iTunes library for later play. I guess I should convert it first, but is this supported by OSX or do I need an extra application. And which ...
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Options to play video with menu on iPad / iOS

I want to play a video with a language-menu on iPad, like DVD menus. I've read on a forum that DVD-menu's are not possible, but this was an old thread. What are the options nowadays to play a Video ...
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What are some good data recovery programs to try on an SD card?

My friend imported a bunch of videos from his GoPro into iPhoto and foolishly let iPhoto delete upon successful import. He claims that iPhoto then quit unexpectedly and all of the videos are gone. My ...
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Automator: start embedded YouTube

So, I need to show some kids a sequence of YouTube videos (with Automator, because there's no one available to man the computer for 30 minutes), but it's at a school where the YouTube domain is ...
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Video card issues or Software Issue?

Purchased an MBP in 2010, very happy with it. Just recently I started using and external monitor(closed the lid on the MBP) and now I get screen issues like the ones in the picture below. Is having it ...
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iMac won't recognise .MTS videos on my hard drive, how can I play them?

We just purchased an iMac yesterday to view our travel videos. The thing is, all the videos we have stored on our external Hard Drive are in the .MTS file format (AVCHD). The thing is, the Mac or ...
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How do I ensure smooth video and music playback without breaks?

I'm using a MacBook Pro from 2011 with 4 GB RAM and I'm experiencing problems with music playback in iTunes (music stops and starts periodically) and video playback does the same. I've read many ...
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HandBrake stops at .02% every time

I am having a problem where HandBrake stops at .02% every time. Here is my error log, does anybody know why this would be happening? [10:54:49] hb_init: starting libhb thread [10:54:49] macgui: ...
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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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Splicing lighnting connector in place of 30pin to achieve video

I currently have a car headunit that uses a combnation of USB (audio and control) and 3.5mm jack (video) that was designed for iphone 4/4s. I now have an iphone 5. which i can't use the current cable ...
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Add video to camera roll without using iPhoto?

I have a bunch of video recorded and stored in Dropbox from another iOS device, I'd like to move this onto a new iOS device. So far, the only way I can see of adding these videos to my Camera Roll is ...
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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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How to disable thumbnails icon preview only for video files in Finder?

I hate my finder opening slow because of loading all those icons for video files. While I still want thumbnails for PDFs, documents, music, I don't want previews for video files because they're ...
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Copy video files as is from iPhone 5 to Mac

Is there a simple way of copying video files (taken with the camera, so they are .mov) from iPhone 5 right to desktop using the USB cable? I thought of adding them to Goodreader, but Goodreader ...
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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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Fix bad image quality in dark images in iMovie

I have an iMovie project (stop motion animation). Everything is fine, except for a dark scene. The photos get pixelated and blocked, and really ruined. The original image is very sharp and clear, yet ...
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why can't i watch this .avi file on my mac (mountain lion)?

I have an .AVI file that I got from a windows machine and i am trying to run it on my mac and i get this error. The Tell me more button doesn't really give me any useful info. Any suggestions on ...
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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 ...
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How to turn on Youtube Subtitles in AppleTV?

The youtube video is subtitled, how can I turn it on on my Apple TV? I tried configuring languages and closed caption, but didn't work.
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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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macbook pro 17 2,1 - no video and how to bypass it

The Lapzilla of my stable has given up the video ghost. Everything else works, save for the fact that when booting it either ends up on a white screen, or a blurry black & white checkerboard. I ...
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Where can I purchase a mini-vga to HDMI adapter for older macbook pro?

I have an older macbook pro - purchased in 2006. Where can I purchase a mini-vga to HDMI adapter so I can watch movies from my macbook pro on my tv? Thanks!
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Are there any apps or tools that allow visualizing multitouch finger positions for iOS screencast/recording?

I'd like to have a visual indicator of multitouch finger positions as I record the iOS screen of an iPad using AirPlay. This seems like something that would require a jailbreak. Luckily I do have my ...
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What's causing this purple banding on video shot with my iPhone 5?

I shot my first two video with an iPhone 5 last weekend, and both suffered from the same flash of purple banding you can see in this clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGLWJKDj1fE I've tried ...
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Delete iTunes U downloads without removing their reference

I have many iTunes U videos that take a lot of space on my disk. I don't really need them on my disk but I would like to keep their reference in my iTunes U library so I can re-download them when ...
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Subtitle settings in iTunes content on iOS are wrong

I am watching Quantum of Solace on my iPhone 5 (iOS 6.0.1), purchased from iTunes. I noticed that the subtitles were in Spanish. I thought maybe the setting was wrong, but it was set to "Off". I then ...
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Which mkv player for iPad mini?

What video player for iPad mini supports mkv format best?
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Managing and sorting home movies and shorts in iTunes?

I currently have a large collection of short movies from Youtube and quite a large selection of home movies. What is the best way of managing all these files? I need to keep them separated from my ...
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How can I force iPod Nano (7th) to play 4:3 video without zooming?

Currently, I'm attempting to watch a video that I have in 4:3 aspect ratio. I've tried messing with the aspect ratio in Handbrake's picture settings but it always seems to zoom to what I'm guessing ...
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View the display out signal on main monitor?

I am running an event for my community soon an I need software where I can see the contants of the two projects when they are in "No Show" mode. Is it possible to see what is being displayed through ...
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Download videos faster

This isn't exactly a MacOS question, rather it is related to iTunes. I am asking the question in this site, because I can't find any solution in the internet. I want to download the videos in this ...
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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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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 ...
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Video screensaver in mountain lion

Can I somehow have a video loop as a screensaver in mountain lion? I remember the Save Hollywood app that worked for leopard, but nothing since then. Is there any way?
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How to play .wmv file with a MSS1 stream encoded?

Just wondering if anyone know how to play .wmv file with a MSS1 stream encoded?
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What format and encoding does iPhone save video clips in?

Using the default Photo/Video application. Tried to find any info regarding this on Apple's web site with no success. Does anyone have the specs on this?
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Improve VLC quality on WMV, AVI etc?

OKay I've noticed that when I play an WMV on my Mac using VLC player the quality is terrible in comparison when i play it on Windows I have tried "unchecking skip frames" on VLC, but no change at all ...
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What is “automatic movie mode”

One of the new features listed in the iOS 6 release notes is automatic movie mode for improved video sound quality What does this feature do?
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is there anyway to directly email videos or upload a video from iphoto to youtube?

When i download images and video from my iphone everything shows up under pictures in my iphoto library. When i open iphoto i can scroll through pictures and videos but when i click on a video, i can ...
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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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How to setup a Mac for kiosk mode video presentation?

My situation is: 2 iMacs (Lion), one displays a slide show and the other one a video. If a user comes to the iMac and wants to play the video again, he should be able to play the video with one click ...
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Why can't our iPad see all the iTunes-U courses shared from the iMac?

I have 6 courses in iTunes-U loaded into iTunes on my iMac. The latest is WWDC 2012. I can see all those courses on my wife's MacBook, but only the other 5 using the Video app on our iPad. Can anyone ...
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iPod Touch won't play music or videos

I have a 2nd generation iPod Touch and I can't get it to play any media files. Everything else seems to be working fine on it, it just can't play music or videos. For instance, when I tap a song in ...
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Import H.264 videos into Final Cut Pro X

I tried to import an H.264 video into Final Cut Pro X without success. The software tells me that the file is not importable. VideoSpec shows me the following video track parameters: Format: ...
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MacBook Pro CPU temperature is over 90 degrees while playing video

I have MacBook Pro: 13-inch, Late 2011 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5 4 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Intel HD Graphics 3000 384MB OS X Lion 10.7.4 When it plays a video, the CPU temperature goes over 90 ...
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Are there known DTS or Dolby Digital encoded videos readily available on Apple TV for testing?

I am trying to troubleshoot playback of discretely encoded 5.1 audio on Apple TV. It is apparent that Apple TV can "pass through" Dolby Digital (aka AC-3). Are there readily available video clips ...
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Stream video from external video interface in sykpe

I would like to now whether it is possible to stream a video from another video input as the face time webcam. I mean with a video interface like the "elgato video capture" where I can input analog ...