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How to transfer a movie (.avi) from pc to iPad without iTunes?

I'm trying to copy a .avi movie-file that I ripped from a dvd that I own from my PC to my iPad. I've tried doing this with iTunes, to no avail, and frankly I'm sick of iTunes so I'm looking for ...
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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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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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Is surround sound easy on a mac?

My iMac, Macbook Pro, and Mac Mini all have only one stereo audio output each - none of them have digital audio output either (though perhaps other models do?). Does OS X support surround sound? Are ...
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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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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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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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Apple TV subtitles

How can I find out if (and what languages) subtitles are included in Apple TV movies before i buy it?
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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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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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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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It it possible to convert DVDs to my iPad?

I was wondering if anyone could help me. I've recently got myself a "new" iPad (aka iPad 3), and I was wondering if it was possible to convert DVDs I own in order to watch them on it? (Let's set ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Compressor Plugin for Audio Output of Mac

When I am watching movies (mostly on Amazon Prime) on my MacBook Pro (early 2011) I sometimes would wish a more even sound level throughout the movie, i.e. less difference in volumes (e.g. gunfire and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...