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“open with” default app not working

Mac OS 10.14.3 [Mojave]: QuickTime Player is set as the default app for Finder's "open with" for .mp4 files on my Mac. This is what I want. But when I double-click an mp4 file, the kid3 app [a tag ...
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Software for splitting or trimming MP4 video without transcoding

I occasionally need to trim an MP4 video or split a clip out of the middle. Up to now I've been using a great app called MPEG Streamclip which has all the features I want: super light weight, opens ...
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Can't edit audio track of imported mp4 in GarageBand

I Can't edit audio track of imported mp4, it had a lock icon in it and there is no way to remove. Any idea?
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What program can convert .mp4 files created in Keynote to .swf files?

I have created a number of MPEG-4 (.mp4) files from Keynote on my Mac. I now need to use these on a website, but have been told by the website owners that they require the files in ShockWave Flash (....
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how to split an mp4 into separate clips?

I have a 3-hour long .mp4 video that has sensible breaks roughly every 30 minutes or so. I want to export this into multiple videos of each section, but have run into nothing but problems trying to ...
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Saving .mp4 file to iCloud drive, saying need more space but drive saying 147GB available!

I have Macbook Pro, Sierra, 10.12.6. I have activated iCloud and it shows I have 147GB available. I am trying to copy 20GB .mp4 files to the iCloud and it is telling me I am out of space??? How do ...
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What's the maximum necessary size in pixels for a video for iPhone?

I'm exporting MOVs from Flash, then converting them to mp4 with Handbrake. The video will scale to the screen size, but I would prefer it to scale down, rather than scale up. So, what are the ...
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change metadata tag before importing mp4 into iTunes to Music Video

I am a DJ and use record pools to download music and music videos. This is a legal source of mp3 and mp4 of music singles remixed/edited from the album version. My current workflow is: Hazel will ...
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How to Convert a Webex ARF File on OSX (a Mac)

My company is in the habit of adopting Windows-centric solutions. The latest is Webex for hosting and recording meetings. Webex records the meeting and makes the file available for download in the ...
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Why can't I Airplay a certain sound file in iTunes?

I have this one file that, when I play music in iTunes using Airplay, always makes iTunes revert to use the computers internal speaker. When this specific track is finished, next track is again ...
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Can .mp4 files infect my Mac with malware/adware/spyware?

Coming from Windows background, I'm usually very paranoid about the files I download, but one time I did something stupid - I downloaded some video files that were hosted in https://openload.co/ (not ...
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How to convert a .mov file to mp4 file? [duplicate]

How do I convert a .mov file to .mp4? There are a lot of converter tools. But I fear there are a lot of virus infected ones. How would you convert a movie .mov file to .mp4?
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Convert .mov to .mp4

I want to convert .mov to .mp4! I saved the video from iMovie but it is in .mov format! How do I convert it to .mp4? I'm using a MacBook and I want to share it to my phone, but my phone can't open ....
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Protected Audio File - Removing DRM on old iTunes Purchases to play Music on non-Apple Devices

I would like to learn how to remove the Digital Rights Management copy protection off of iTunes purchases I made prior to 2009 so that I can make use of my entire music library on my Android ...
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Videos failing to download to iPad from Canon Camera

I am using a Canon Vivia HF R500 to take videos and downloading them to my iPad Air 2 via a USB to Lightening connection. This has been working flawlessly for me for months. I open Photos, connect the ...
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Automating Creation of Hundreds of Symlinks in Finder

What's going to be the most painless way to automate the creation of hundreds of symlinks? My iTunes Movies folder contains each .mp4 film in an individual folder. These folders are named for the ...
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Transferring M4V/MP4 files into iTunes

I'm moving my iTunes library to another computer that already had iTunes on it (both are Windows-based). On the original computer, video files loaded and played fine (I sync to an Apple TV). I tried ...
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How to watch a .ts video file on an iPad

I've got a .ts video file on my harddrive, and I would like to transfer it to my iPad to watch it there. Here's some data about the file in question: Size: 3.5 GB 1 Video Stream: h264, 1920x1080 2 ...
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Export MOV to MP4 with Quicktime on Yosemite

I have a screen capture of my computer screen using QuickTime's Screen Recording feature, but that saves it to an MOV format. I'd like to export it to MP4. Is that possible without installing anything ...
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iTunes movie classification

I have a few .mp4 files that I have added to iTunes. Some are classified as Home Movies and other are My Movies. I was wondering if there is any way to change this maybe by converting to a certain ...
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Rotate a video taken on an iPhone, and save it as an MP4

I was recording a video on an iPhone and I had it "upside down" by mistake, meaning the camera was in the bottom-right corner rather than the top-left. When I watch the video on my Mac in Quicktime, ...
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QuickTime Player > Export Clips

I've got an mp4 in QuickTime which has been split into several clips. How do I export these separately as audio tracks?
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Terminal tool to join mp4 videos

I would like to join mp4 videos like I join pdfs by pdfjoin. Is there any default tool to join videos?
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How to burn a dvd on 10.8

I have a .mp4-file I want to burn to a DVD to then watch on a dvd player and have automatically loop infinitely (can you program that into the dvd or is it to do with the dvd player?) What would you ...
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Video plays in QuickTime but not in Itunes

This video plays just fine in Quicktime but in Itunes the video plays but the screen stays black. The audio however, does play just fine. I think my video has the right codec?
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Converting AVCHD files to mp4

I have recently recorded some college lectures using my Canon handycam. The files I seem to have are in AVCHD format. I'd like to know if there is a relatively fast method to convert them into .mp4 ...
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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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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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Auto add subtitles into the MP4 videos?

I am using Handbrake to convert various movies to MP4 format, so they can be played by iPhone/Ipad... but by default Handbrake does not include the subtitles inside the output files. I am looking for ...
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Streaming Video Content/Conversion - MacBook Pro (iTunes) to Apple TV [.MKV to .M4V]

I have a few .MKV video files that I would like to be able to list in iTunes so that I can stream to my Apple TV device. I currently use the Beamer app (MacBook) to stream them across however I was ...
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iTunes won't sync MP4s to iPod

I have iTunes 11.0.2. For the first time ever I have downloaded some MP4s from YouTube - the ones that say share with anyone and everyone if you can, so I thought I would. I was able to upload or ...
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Corrupted .mp4 File from iPhone 4 Weather Balloon Launch

We recently launched a weather balloon into space which used an Apple iPhone 4 as a camera. In any case, though, we have about 8 minutes of corrupted video footage in the form of an .mp4 file (the ...
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Detect the TV Show, Season and Episode from a mp4 file in applescript

Assuming I have an MP4/M4V file of a TV show. The file has the necessary metadata so it can be imported into iTunes and you'll see the all the relevant information. Using AppleScript, one can extract ...
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Handbrake x264 encodes .m4v/.mp4 not accepted in iTunes

It seems like every once in awhile, when using Handbrake to encode a DVD rip to x264 with either the mp4 or m4v extension, I can't add the resulting file to my iTunes Library. When dragging and ...
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How do I play FLV and MP4 files on my jailbroken iPhone 4, without converting the files?

I have a jailbroken iphone 4. Is there way to play MP4 and FLV files without converting them? I'd like to play them straight on my iPhone,since it takes too spend time to use iTunes to convert the ...
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How to embed iTunes metadata into the actual files?

I really struggle working with iTunes on Windows XP Pro sp3. I have lots of mp3s, movies and TV shows, but it is a huge pain to get all the metadata into iTunes in the first place. Then I tried ...
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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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Can you change an MOV to an MP4 without transcoding?

How can change video container from .mov to .mp4 without touching the video itself? Preferably a GUI app. I have a bunch of videos in .mov and since .mp4 is more widespread I want to use that, but I ...
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how can i get mp4 from the internet onto my ipod touch

i have a URL like this for example: http://media.ch9.ms/ch9/2451/19bd8bd5-6f13-440a-a8b9-9ebd01582451/NYCDRMVVMS2_low_ch9.mp4 and i want to bring that into itunes and then onto my ipod touch. what ...
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How can I delay audio in an mp4 file?

How can I delay the audio (relative to the video stream) in an MP4 movie file and save the result?
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Best way to merge mp4 files

Got a bunch of .mp4 videos (info shows H.264 Video + AAC Audio) that are chapters of a larger video. I'd like to merge them, but not sure which is the best way. I don't have Quicktime Pro, but I'll ...
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How do I encode mp4 files with H.264 (or x264) codec in AVIDemux?

I am trying to get AVIDemux set up with the X264 codec using this tutorial. The following is what goes down when I get to the ./configure --enable-mp4-output command Thomas-Phillipss-MacBook:x264 ...