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Do movie bundles get prorated for the movies already owned?

I'd like to know whether the iTunes movie bundles get prorated similarly like App bundles: e.g. I already own the The Shawshank Redemption, would I get priced the full price of The Shawshank ...
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Are *.mov and *.m4v files from older iPhones today (2022) to be considered legacy?

I have made many videos with different generations of iPhones. The vast majority of my videos are in *.mp4. However, I still see older videos in *.mov and *.m4v. Are *.mov and *.m4v files considered ...
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TV app in Catalina does not search in local library

Actually problem/issue pointed in the title of the question. When I try to search something in the search field in the up right corner app just shows results from the store, not local library. As a ...
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Movie from iTunes: We've determined that your purchase does not meet the conditions for a refund

My toddler bought a random movie on Apple TV by accident (even a foreign language). I tried to use a form to get a refund (Ask Different how-to): how do you cancel a pending purchase in iTunes ...
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Default Volume Slider in Quicktime Movie Recording

Is there any way to change the default volume for a Quicktime movie recording? If always defaults to 0 (muted) when starting a new movie recording. I understand that this is done in order to prevent ...
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How to make Mojave's quick actions for movies show up in finder?

I've two quick actions for movie files in Automator, one of them was a service before the upgrade, the other one is new. Neither of them shows up as quick actions in Finder, and only the older one ...
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Trying to open a .avi; nothing can recognise it

I am trying to watch an .avi, and for some reason nothing can open it. I've tried using DivX Player, QuickTime Player, VLC, AirParrot 2, Kodi 18.0.rc5, IINA, Elmedia player, and (converting it in) ...
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In iTunes, when you purchase a movie in HD/4K, is the SD copy included?

I have an old iPod that I doubt can play more than SD, but I bought 4K for my newer items. Did Apple include the SD version in it? The iTunes store on iOS 6 doesn't work anymore for viewing movie ...
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Has anyone tried using FFMPEG for converting Slow Motion video captured on an iPhone to something usable on PC?

I was searching for how to move Slow Motion video from my iPhone 7 to my Windows PC. All the answers were coming up using iMovie and other Apple software. As I was not moving the video to a Mac this ...
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How do I trim first and last few seconds of a mp4 using AppleScript?

I'm using Mac 10.13.3. I want to trim the first second and the last two seconds from my mp4 (movie). I tried writing an Applescript like so trim output.mp4 1 from (0*60 + 1) to (32*60 +38) but ...
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Does an Apple TV stream 4K movies if the Internet connection is somewhat less than the recommended 25Mbps?

This is to decide whether to buy an AppleTV 4K or not: For example, some areas may have an 18 to 22Mbps Internet connection, and is just about 10% to 20% lower than the official recommended 25Mbps. ...
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Nonexistent "accept" button in iTunes Terms & Conditions Page

I recently bought "The Bourne: Ultimate Collection" for Blu-ray and Digital HD and along with my purchase, I received a Digital HD slip that has movie codes for all the included movies in the ...
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Is there a way to go back a few seconds in a movie on iTunes on a Mac?

Such as going back 5 or 10 seconds. This is a function I needed most but don't find on iTunes. P.S. the CmdOpt Left arrow doesn't work by the way.
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Complete a movie download on different Wi-Fi

I am downloading the movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. But because I am using hotel Wi-Fi, it is slow and I will be leaving the hotel before it finishes. So here is my question: If I ...
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How to avoid qtvr files being transformed to movies

I have 4 large QTVR (QuickTime VR) files, which are displayed correctly QT Player 7.4.1 on old Mac. But they are transformed to movie format on QT Player 10.4 on a New Mac. How can I repair/avoid ...
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Any way to have custom movie artwork for movies purchased on iTunes spread to iPhone and iPad via iCloud?

I'm trying to have the custom artwork I apply to movies purchased on iTunes (applied through using 'Get Info' within iTunes on a Mac) spread to my iPhone or iPad. As it is, these changes appear to ...
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Compressor Plugin for Audio Output of Mac

When listening to audio or watching a video clip on a Mac, I sometimes wish for a more even sound level throughout the playback, i.e. less variation in volume. Is there a way to compress the output ...
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Is there a way to get a screenshot / snapshot of a movie purchased on iTunes?

Using ⌘Shift3 or ⌘Shift4 won't work -- it will capture a grey window. (I think it is due to the video being displayed using the video card's video buffer). I think one way is to use an iPad and play ...
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How do I fix MovieBox from crashing as soon as it opens in iOS?

I have MovieBox installed and it will work for a few days but after a while, whenever I try to open it, it will immediately crash. I searched on the internet and tried the following: Turn on airplane ...
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How do I find all files categorized movies on my disk?

In the dialog of "About this Mac", started from below the Apple menu item, the Storage 'tab' says there are 42.43 GB of Movies. Ok, how do I find all those files that the system categorizes as movies?...
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How to watch a movie I rented on my Macbook on my iPad?

I rented the documentary movie Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine a few hours ago, and was able to watch it on iTunes on the Mac. When I tried to watch it on iPad, I do not see a Rental tab in the ...
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Adjust video playback color, contrast, and gamma on Mac?

On Windows, the NVIDIA control panel provides some features that I use a lot when watching movies; you can adjust the gamma and other settings, such as dynamic contrast and color enhancement. I've ...
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iTunes movie player loses focus when iPhone starts syncing

Frustrated by years of iTunes for Windows quirks, I finally bought a Mac Mini as a sort of media server and moved all my iTunes content over, including wifi-syncing my iPhone and iPads. I figured that ...
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How to easily set artwork for movies on iphone

I have imported a bunch of mp4's for my daughter on my iphone (my little pony episodes). They don't show any artwork on the iPhone. The mp4's do show artwork on Windows. Is there an easy way to use ...
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VLC player does not remember last played position

I have been using MplayerX and recently thought of trying out VLC for watching movies. I noticed that the VLC player does not remember the last played position of the video. If I quit VLC and play the ...
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iTunes slow movie download and does not resume after paused playback

iTunes 12.1.0.50 on OS X 10.8.5 MacBook Air is showing weird behavior recently. When I rent a movie from the iTunes store I have the following problems: download is incredibly slow (ETA keeps going ...
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Music stops during movie in Keynote

I've inserted music into the presentation and the song is 5 mins long. There are 21 slides. After exporting the presentation to a movie, and then playing the movie, the song stops playing at 41 ...
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This movie requires QuickTime, which is not supported by this version of iTunes. iTunes 12.0.1.26 in Yosemite

Rented a movie from iTunes. Tried to play it. Got error: "This movie requires QuickTime, which is not supported by this version of iTunes." Movie is 720p HD mp4. Have tried to open the movie in ...
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DVD drive connected wirelessly to iPad

I watch a bunch of movies on DVD that I get from Netflix. I'd really like to watch them from my iPad, but of course my iPad doesn't have a DVD drive. Is there a way to have a DVD drive somewhere in ...
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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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iMovie: export in original size

I use iMovie 9 to edit and export movies. I have some old movies, 640x480 pixels wide. When I export them, iMovie suddenly changes it to 640x360 or 960x540. Both cut off a piece of the video. Is it ...
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Itunes File Conversion

So I bought bourne legacy a while ago, and now I am trying to put it on my 4th gen iPod. When I do so, it says that it doesn't work. However when I try to convert the file through iTunes, it has all ...
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Purchase movies from US store using itunes giftcard

I would like to know whether I can buy movies from the iTunes store using just a US iTunes account and an iTunes gift card (purchased in the US), in a different country.
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Does iTunes have a limit on the number of movies it can list?

I have a very annoying problem. Using HandBrake I have been able to rip and hereafter metatag all the family's 1500 movies for our iTunes library. Once, I couldn't find the movie I was looking for, ...
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Under what conditions is internet required to watch a rented/downloaded movie on iPhone/iPad?

I've had some issues before when trying to watch a rented/downloaded movie on a plane when I have no internet connection. Get the message that internet is required to authorize. Under what conditions ...
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iTunes Movie DRM and Legalities

Before I start, I'd like to be very clear: I have no intention of pirating anything. I like buying movies, I respect that the money pays for more to be made, lines pockets and generally keeps things ...
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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 ...
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Can the Date Created metadata be changed after the fact on OS X?

I have a movie file. It was taken back in October but the date created is from last week. How can I change the date created information in the file?
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Problem with downloading HD movies to Mac when syncing with iPad 3

I bought several HD movies using iPad3, however when I try to sync my iPad with MacBook Air (i7, 13", Mid2012) they are downloaded with much lower resolution to my Mac. I don't know also I this is ...
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Bought a movie on Apple TV 2. Can't play on computer

My Apple TV 2 is configured to use my single iTunes account. When I use my Macbook Pro to login into that account in iTunes, I can't play a move I bought (and can play) on the Apple TV. I get this ...
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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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iTunes: how can display multiple versions of a movie in SD and 1080p/720p HD as one movie?

I want to store the same movie in multiple quality levels. I have 3 files (360p, 720p and 1080p). Obviously having the same movie multiple times in iTunes it not acceptable. I can't fill my library ...
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Keynote movie playback ignores start/stop times, only in presentation mode

I'm putting together a presentation in Keynote '09. I've embedded a movie (created by exporting a keynote slide, so that I can continuously loop the animations). I'd like to skip the beginning and ...
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Movies button missing in Purchased items in iTunes

I've bought some movies in iTunes on my Mac. Now I want to download them to my Windows XP PC in iTunes. (Both machines have the latest iTunes version installed.) According to the description at the ...
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What license is needed to use Apple hardware in a movie?

I want to enter a short film in a NZ student film competition. I want to include a scene where a girl works on an Apple MacBook. Is it okay to show the Apple branding/logo in the film? The fact it ...
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What does this mean? "When purchased, this movie will not be available from iTunes in the Cloud"

In the iTunes Store, specifically in regards to movies, what does this mean? "When purchased, this movie will not be available from iTunes in the Cloud" I'm seeing it on the individual movie page ...
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Stream movie on Apple TV 3 from iTunes on iMac G4

Is it possible to stream movies via old version of iTunes (iMac G4) on Apple TV 3 or is the latest version needed?
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QuickTime taking control over AVCHD content?

I've noticed that on 10.8 QuickTime takes control over the AVCHD content folder on my cameras memory card, turning it into a package and requiring you to open it up in QuickTime and convert the videos ...
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Best macbook batteries strategies to watch a movie stored on an external USB hard drive

Which is the best strategy to save the batteries of your macbook pro, to watch a movie that is stored on an usb hard drive (powered by the macbook) ? 1) Plug the usb hard drive and watch the movie ...
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Which video/movie file format would be most convenient for inclusion into a Keynote or PowerPoint presentation?

I am a Windows user, and I have never used Keynote or PowerPoint on Mac. My colleague would like me to send him a video/movie file that he can incorporate into and play during a scientific ...
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