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How to specify that cover art for a video in iTunes should be a frame from a specific time in the video?

When I add a movie or other video to iTunes, it appears that iTunes selects a video frame from somewhere near the beginning of the video file as the default cover art — and most of the time this ...
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How do I transfer my Disney Digital Copy movie to iTunes using Lion?

I want to try this "Digital Copy" to iCloud movie deal but when I pop in the DVD it says: You can't open the application Up because PowerPC applications are no longer supported. Is there any other ...
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Movies sometime lag on my 15" MacBook Pro (2011)

I've been having this problem for a long while and I've been looking around for a solution. And I found a very similar question explaining my very same issue. I edited it so I can give you all more ...
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Is there an app that will convert a movie to an image sequence?

Does anyone know a mac app for converting a movie (.mov) to a series of images ? I know quicktime could do this in the olden days, but that features has been deleted.
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Preview: Fullscreen movie turns black after 5s

When I open a movie in preview (tested with .mov and .wmv), and I go to full screen, the movie turns black after five seconds, unless I keep moving the mouse. The movie plays just fine in windowed ...
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How do I repair movies with “invalid public movie atoms”?

I've got a movie file that gives me the following error every time it opens in any QuickTime based player: The movie could not be opened. An invalid public movie atom was found in the movie. Is ...
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How can I regularly move movies in iTunes to an external drive?

I have been adding a lot of movies to iTunes lately. Problem is, the size grows very quickly. I appreciate having the metadata in one place, but I would want to move the actual files to an external ...
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share purchased movies with friends

Sometimes when I visit friends and don't have my Mac around I still would like to watch some of the movies I purchased on iTunes together with them. How do I do this? Can I share movies with others ...
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Why do movies sometime lag on my 15" MacBook Pro (2011)?

I have a new 15" MacBook Pro with the highest specifications, running Lion version 10.7.2. However, when I watch movies they sometimes lag on my computer: frozen screen (for 3-4 s) with lots of broken ...
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How to move rent movies from iPod Touch to iMac?

I moved rented movies from my iMac to my iPod Touch with iTunes to watch them outside, but now I want to watch some of them at home. I tried to drag the rented movie in iPod Touch to iMac with iTunes,...
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Is there an iPad app to play movies from an SD card?

Is there an iPad application which is capable of playing iPad compatible movie files from an SD card via the Apple Camera Connection Kit? I prefer App Store apps, no jailbreak apps please.
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How come Quicktime plays .avi files but iTunes doesn't?

I think I might be missing something but it seems like Quicktime is happy playing my .avi movies but iTunes isn't. So I have to go through the rigmarole of converting .avi to .mp4 with iTunes before ...
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DVD to iPod touch (iTunes)?

I have a big pile of DVDs and DivX encoded files with animation shorts that I sometimes would like to watch on my iPod touch 4G while I am on the go. What would be a quick and easy way to transfer the ...
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Getting a rented movie from iPod touch back to the PC

I just rented a movie using iTunes on Windows 7 and then transferred the movie to my 4th gen iPod touch using drag & drop. It has disapeared from the list on the PC, and I have not started ...
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DVD to iMovie converter for Mac 10.4.11

First of all, is there such a thing? All I want to do is be able to import film clips from DVDs into iMovie so I can make groovy youtube videos. Any suggestions for a Mac 10.4.11 user?
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Preview problem on “iPhoto imported” clips in iMovie

I've a strange problem with iMovie : I can preview movie clips that I've directly imported into iMovie, but the ones that have been imported from my camera by iPhoto have a problem : the displayed ...
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Apple TV subtitles

How can I find out if (and what languages) subtitles are included in Apple TV movies before i buy it?