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The QuickTime Player, the application provided with macOS. QuickTime is Apple's protocol for video and media creation and playback.

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QuickTime is not autosaving files

When I go to ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.QuickTimePlayerX/Data/Library/Autosave Information, it is empty. Does anyone know how to enable auto saving, because QuickTime bizarrely has no Preferences....
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Having trouble mirroring my iPhone to my Mac with QuickTime 7 Pro

I have an iPhone 7S and would like to mirror what I am doing on the phone apps onto my MacBook Pro running OS X. I followed the same instructions that everyone is giving by hooking up the phone with ...
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Can’t get “play/pause” of window 1. Access not allowed. - trying to unpause movie through Applescript

I'm trying to pause/unpause QuickTime Player with a little dictation command: on run activate application "QuickTime Player" tell application "System Events" click "play/pause" of ...
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“New App Preview” not available in iMovie

I want to create an App Preview video for an app. I have started iMovie but no matter what I try the "New App Preview" is greyed out. I created a movie in Quicktime and imported it in...still ...
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Trying to record video from iPhone through apple laptop

I apologize if this has been asked before, but I have been searching for the answer off and on for a few days. I have an external mic and an iPhone I want to use for video. I have them both plugged ...
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Internal Microphone Error with most updated Quick Time Player

I'm not sure why this is happening- my internal mic is in check, tested with another app & in system preferences. Couldn't find this error on Google anywhere so if you've seen this or know how to ...
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Quicktime failing to join (or save joined) video clips

I have a pair of video clips (mp4) that I would like to join into 1. The internet tells me that I can do this with Quicktime. Unfortunately, whenever I try exporting joined clips, with clips of ...
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How and why is the osascript command loading a QuickTime component?

I'm trying to figure out what the osascript command is doing under the hood. Whenever I run it, it tries to load a QuickTime component which throws security errors with Mojave installed. See this ...
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QuickTime Player won't save edited file: The operation could not be completed

I've edited an MP4 movie file in Quicktime Player Version 10.5. When I try to save the edited file, I get: The operation could not be completed. Does anyone know what causes this and/or how it can ...
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QuickTime Recording - Unable to record the active program

Likely a simple answer, but I want to use QuickTime to record so that I can provide instruction using another program. However, when I attempt to open QuickTime within that program, it minimizes/...
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Multi-Output Device: include my microphone in QuickTime screen record

I was able to create a multi-output device included is Soundflower and my headset. In Quick Time; Soundflower is selected to record the other party's audio. In a meeting; I am able to record the ...
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How can I rotate a slo-mo video?

I have a slow motion video I took on an iPhone using the "SLO-MO" setting. Unfortunately it recorded in portrait mode, and I want it in landscape. I want to rotate it, but I don't want to lose the ...
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Any screen recorder with 'replace' feature like Voice Memos app

I'm working on tons of teaching videos. However, It'll be perfect if I can record these videos without having many editing processes after recorded. So, Are there any applications to record the ...
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iCloud Photo Library uploads from Windows: albums and mov

I am trying to migrate from Flickr to iCloud Photos, and having some trouble. I am currently using an iCloud account on a Windows 10 machine. Albums: It seems to be possible to upload albums from ...
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How to create single-click/-keystroke shortcut to start recording on Mac OS?

I want to record landline calls at my desk with one-click or similar. For example, say I get a work call that I want to record, I just hit one key on my Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 keyboard or ...
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How do I ReAuthorize Quicktime Player to use the microphone when once it has been denied?

I wanted to use a USB audio input to record a video, and got something I've never seen before having done this 100 times; it asked "Authorize Quicktime to use the microphone?" I clicked no, because I ...
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How to screen capture audio from multiple programs into Quicktime via Soundflower

I'm trying to set up Soundflower with Quicktime so I can screen record with audio coming from a microphone and multiple programs at the same time. I'm using a MBP with a Focusrite Saffire Pro 40, I ...
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QuickTime X Applescript

(Copying this from Stack Overflow, because this might be a better place to ask) Looking for help (really to do) with a script/automator action for opening a files in QT X and using the export 720p ...
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Can the iPhone XS or iPhone X record screen at 1080p via QuickTime?

I need to record some gameplay of my app at 1080p, and I am considering buying an iPhone XS or iPhone X to do so. I currently record the screen of my iPhone 7 via QuickTime for better quality, and ...
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Quicktime Player audio output assigments

I'm a video editor. What I want to do is export (from Premiere) a clip with 8 discrete audio tracks and play them back using Quicktime player with each audio track coming out the individual outs on ...
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QuickTime Player 10.5 (928.50) Mojave - Controls Stuck, Always Visible

Latest version Mojave 10.14.1 (18B75) did not fix it. Can't get the controls out of the way. Mouse pointer is also always present.
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What app does macOS Mojave use for screen recording?

I just upgraded to macOS Mojave on Macbook Air. I press command + shift + 5 on keyboard, it prompts a window where I select part of screen and then I begin recording my screen. The video quality is ...
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How can I hear my iPhone's audio while recording its screen on my mac using QuickTime Player?

I know how to record my iPhone's screen on my mac using QuickTime Player (while the phone and mac are connected via lightning cable), but when I do that, my phone's sound goes off. I even installed ...
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How to pause screen recording with cmd+5 in Mojave

I need to start using screencast recording and know that we can use Quick Time for this. However, in Mojave we have the improved built-in feature of taking screenshots or record screen with the CMD5. ...
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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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Full video+audio recording with QuickTime on Mac OS High Sierra?

An old (2014) link suggests that it is possible to do a full video recording (video+audio) on a mac with Quicktime, using only free software. That seemed a little bit too good to be true, and when I ...
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Super quiet audio recording in Quicktime 10.4 using Soundflower-2 on Yosemite

Now that the Soundflowerbed app is retired, I haven't been able to record my Mac's system audio :( Following the instructions from mattingalls' Soundflower-2 installation guide, (https://github.com/...
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Where are the QuickTime video recordings saved [duplicate]

I recorded a video using QuickTime, but cannot find the file. Where is the file saved and how do I find it?
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Video player for macOS with persistent playback speed setting

I regularly watch videos at 1.7x and would like for that preference to be saved across different videos instead of needing to manually reset it each time. Is there such a setting for QuickTime for ...
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What is QuickTime “unknown error (-50)”?

I'm converting MKV files to MP4 with ffmpeg, and when I try to open some (but not all!) of the resulting files, QuickTime Player (version 10.4 on macOS 10.13.6) produces an error dialog with the ...
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What is the keystroke code for space bar in applescript?

I am trying to create a applescript which utilises the keystroke spacebar I have this code tell application "System Events" keystroke {Space} end tell But When I play the script "space" just ...
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How to do I tell Quicktime player to start a New Movie Recording with a apple script?

I have made a duplicate of the application "Quicktime player" on my Mac and renamed it "Reaction" then I have put this copy inside of a applescript. I am trying to write a code that tells the "...
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Use a custom thumbnail for the (QuickTime) videos without distorting it

I'd like to use a certain frame of a video as the thumbnail. To do that I right clicked on that video file in Finder and opened its information. Then I selected the QuickTime Player icon and copy-...
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“Cannot open” when saving combined videos in QuickTime Player

I have several hundred videos that are each divided into ten 2-minute segments, so I am running an AppleScript to combine these with QuickTime Player 10.4. The way it works is by pasting all the parts ...
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iPhone movie GPS location on desktop Apple Maps

I can do this with a photo taken with my iPhone Import into the desktop Photos app Export the file with Location Information checked Open the image in Preview Open the Inspector (Tools\Show Inspector)...
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QuickTime 7 pro on Mojave

Is anyone here knowledgeable about whether QuickTime 7 (Pro) will still run on macOS Mojave? QT7 is 32 bit and while Mojave still seems to allow 32 bit apps, I am wondering if the QT Media Framework ...
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MacBook Pro 13" 2015 A1502 recording vinyls through headphone jack [duplicate]

My 2013 MacBook Pro allowed me to convert audio from old cassette tapes and vinyl to digital by using a 3.5mm Male To Male Stereo Audio Cable from the player's headphone jack into the headphone jack ...
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How to play a video at 200% zoom on Mac?

Is there a way to play a video at 200% zoom on Mac with builtin programs like Preview or Quicktime? Or do you need to install a third party video player like VLC?
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screen recorded video with Quicktime has partial video

I just did a screen recording with Quicktime Version 10.4 (928.13). After i tried to save the video, "Cannot open" popped up and I followed the method described in this link “cannot open” when trying ...
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Show frame number of a frame within a clip

[MacOS 10.13.6] Is it possible to show the frame number of a frame in a clip? (Preferably somewhere within the viewing window so I can step frame by frame.) I have Quicktime, iMovie and VLC, but I ...
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Why Quicktime has difficulties recording iPhone screen AND audio in iOS 11?

I usually record my iPhone screen just fine in iOS 10. But ever since I upgraded to iOS 11, apart from how slow and hot my iPhone 6 plus become, I notice it's getting harder and harder for Quicktime ...
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macOS Sierra 10.12.6: Quicktime Edit options unavailable

I am unable to do anything meaningful in Quicktime, as the Edit options (as well as those from other tabs) are inaccessible. Any thoughts?
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Recording iPhone screen (iOS 11.4) using QuickTime on macOS 10.13.4

I launch QuickTime, select New Screen Recording, select my iPhone from the practically hidden dropdown list of sources Nothing shows up (don't remember what it use to do). I click the red button and ...
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How can I replace the right-most 30 pixels of my movie with black?

I'm using Mac OS 10.13.3. I have Quicktime 10.4 installed if that will help here. I recorded an application on my computer, however I recorded a little too much screen real estate. I would like to ...
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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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Quicktime Screen Recording heat problem

My machine is a 13" MacBook Pro with retina display, running Sierra. When I record a screen (video with sound), the machine heats up rapidly (80 celsius in less than 1 minute of recoding).
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How do I get a freeze frame from a Quicktime movie?

I'm trying to take a screenshot of a part of a video in Quicktime 10.4. Any idea how to do that?
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Can't record a 1080p video from the iOS Simulator with the Quicktime Player

I am trying to record a video of my iOS game, using Quicktime Player, running the iPhone8Plus Simulator in a portrait mode which is supposed to produce a 1080px1920 video. However, the resolution I ...
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Playing AVI files in macOS using VLC

On Ubuntu, I use VLC to play all types of videos. Now I have a MacBook Air I bought in 2017 with macOS High Sierra. I tried to play an AVI file, but QuickTime does not recognize the format. There is ...
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Is there some way to “de-register” Quicktime for MP4 files?

I have done this: (then click Open) about 4 times now. And yet the last time I clicked on an MP4 file it opened up in Quicktime. It's like OSX is ignoring what I told it to do. When I look at the ...