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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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How do I make multiple screen recordings with the exact same portion of the screen

I can only select the portion of the screen to record manually. I want them all exactly the same so that when the videos are played sequentially, it all lines up. I'm using quicktime and would ...
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How to record soundcard audio AND output to speakers with the BlackHole driver?

I have installed the open-source Blackhole driver on MacOS High Sierra and have set BlackHole 16ch as both the Input Device and Output device (e.g. via Option+click on the volume icon in the mac top ...
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Can I simultaneously record video from a MacBook webcam and the iPhone screen?

So I know I can use QuickTime to record a movie from my Mac's webcam. And I know I can use QuickTime to record a movie from the screen of my iPhone, connected via a USB cable. But my question is: ...
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Movie Recording in Quicktime plugged into iPad stuck in square proportion

I am sharing the screen of my iPad using Procreate in Quicktime and I want to just show the white Canvas, however even when changing to full screen it is stuck in this square shape. 'Panoramic' ...
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Enable touch indicator for iOS app demo video recording

I would like to record a demo video of an iOS app with QuickTime on Yosemite. (I found this tutorial) Is it possible to enable a tap indicator, like a small circle, for touch events so users can ...
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How to add a subtitle file while playing a video using Quick Time Player?

I have some questions regarding Quick Time Player in macOS. Which type of subtitle files are supported by Quick Time Player. How to add a downloaded subtitle for a particular video in Quick Time ...
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How do I use my iPhone's built-in speakers while mirroring/recording audio with Quicktime?

I want to mirror the audio from my iPhone to my Macbook. Right now, I am using Quicktime player's "New Audio Recording". However, when Quicktime is capturing the audio from my iPhone, it ...
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Alternatives to QuickTime 7 for making simple edits without re-encoding?

(This is similar to a question I asked in 2014 but I'm hoping there are better options available now, plus we have to take the lack of 32-bit apps into consideration now.) QuickTime 7 will no longer ...
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Problems recording a 2-hour long webinar on QuickTime

I recorded a 2-hour webinar because Microsoft Teams won't allow a download. I used Soundflower and Quicktime screen recording. At the end, when I wanted to save, I saw Cannot save: I tried a few more ...
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Can Quicktime Player Save Recordings as an MP3 by Default?

Quicktime Player allows a very nice workflow for recording audio for Google Slides – right up to the point where you try to insert the M4A audio file that comes out of Quicktime Player. Then Google ...
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How to disable “Slow Motion” function in QuickTime Player control panel

I found that when I use QuickTime Player to play videos, it shows different control panels. Sometimes it shows the normal one like this: I can click the time and change it to frame. For some reasons, ...
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QuickTime Player: How to Reduce Playback Speed?

In QuickTime Player, I'd like to play the video back at slower than real-time speeds. I see that it's possible to play back at faster than real time speeds -- by pressing the option key and clicking ...
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Where does Keynote store the recorded slideshow?

I have a similar problem to this person on the Apple discussion board I spent almost 60 hours building, narrating and editing a Keynote presentation only to find that when I export the file to ...
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QuickTime player playback speed control not working

I'm using 2018 15'' macbook with Catalina os, I'm trying to play a video at 1.5 speed, but ⌘ + ➡️ in quicktime player only allows me to play it 2x or 5x with no sound, however this post indicates it ...
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How can I remove a portion of from the middle of a movie?

Quicktime Player help: With QuickTime Player you can quickly remove a portion of the beginning or end of a movie or a movie clip to make it shorter or remove unwanted content. I want to remove ...
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How to join/merge .wmv files?

I have ten .wmv video files that I want to join them as one big file. Some tutorials indicate this can be done using QuickTime. However, it doesn't work for .wmv files. Is there a way to join these ...
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Quicktime video not being saved on Catalina

After starting a video the Stop button is being displayed as usual: I then click the stop button ( by the way is there a shortcut for stop?? ) and here is where things are broken: there is no offer ...
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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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quicktime resets playback speed after pausing

Hi usually on players when you set a playback speed it doesn't reset after pausing the video but on quicktime this happens does anyone have a solution?? (I know that you can change playback speed ...
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HEVC video playback - File works in QuickTime, black video in TV.app

I have some HEVC video files which play fine in QuickTime and VLC, but show only a black screen when playing in TV.app (audio works fine). This is the relevant output from ffmpeg's ffprobe of one of ...
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Pause screen recording in QuickTime X

I found a screen recording feature of QuickTime X very useful. Except you can't pause the recording, as in most other screen recording programs. Or can you?
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“cannot open” when trying to save screen recording in quicktime player

After choosing a file location to save a screen recording, the movie will start to save, then it says "Cannot Open" and nothing is saved. I can retry but it still doesn't. I just saved a video before ...
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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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Can't open DV video (dvsd) AVI file with QuickTime

I am using macOS Catalina. I want to open an AVI file with QuickTime. However, I get an error message saying that the file is not compatible with QuickTime. I am able to open the file with VLC. It ...
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Evernote overwrote a Quicktime shortcut

There is a shortcut in Quicktime to start new audio recording that I use ^+⌥+⌘+N But once I installed Evernote it overwrote the shortcut so now it launches Evernote every time. I have deleted Evernote ...
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How to record both screen and sound with Quicktime on El Capitan?

I'm trying to record both what's happening on screen and the audio being played by the applications. To my surprise, QuickTime did not record the sound. I believe it worked before in previous OS X ...
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How do I play video through a projector without seeing the player buttons?

This is probably one of those questions with a really easy answer but either I'm not phrasing it right or there isn't a way to do what I'm wanting. At my church, we occasionally play videos from a ...
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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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Recovering unsaved quicktime recording

I just recorded a quicktime video but I closed my lid before stopping it. Now it isn't saved! Is there a way to recover this very important recording? This is empty: ~/Library/Containers/com.apple....
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MacBook Pro 15" Retina Catalina mid 2014 QuickTime issues

A few days ago I encountered the following problem: when pressing the spacebar to play an mp3-file from the desktop, I only heard the left speaker. Also through the headphones you only hear the left ...
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AppleScript: start/stop QuickTime Player screen recording on timer

I would like to use an AppleScript which will tell QuickTime Player to start screen recording immediately and stop screen recording after a specified length of time (e.g. 60 mins). In my search so ...
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Quicktime Video Panning multiple inputs problem

QUicktime Video Question! How do you get the audio from multiple inputs on an Interface to blend as mono. Im using 2 inputs connected to Audio interface.. I have the input set to take audio from my ...
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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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Trim video on mac without losing the exif data (creation date)

I am not asking sth. very unusual. we have many videos from our child, and i would like to shorten some of them. But quick time does not have the option, to save directly on the opened file. Whenever ...
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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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Split mpeg-4 movies by the chapter

I have often a tedious job where I need to split movies by the chapter. (The videos have multiple audio tracks & subtitles and have defined chapters) I can do this in Quicktime, but it's a very ...
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How to record screen with QuickTime Player on Mac OS X High Sierra for StarCraft 2?

This is what I get when I switch to StarCraft 2 and switch back by pressing Command-Tab. The recording stopped when I switched to StarCraft 2. Is there a way to fix this?
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How do I Reauthorize Screen Sharing for Quicktime?

At some point, I must have denied Quicktime access to screen sharing. Now that I want to record a Screen Recording, I need to grant it permission again however, when I go to System Preferences to do ...
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Is my unsaved Quicktime player movie recording still on the hard drive somewhere?

I recorded a movie (File > New Movie Recording) using Quicktime Player and when I stopped I accidentally clicked "Don't Save" instead of "Save". Is that recorded content still on the hard drive ...
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How do I use Soundflower with El Capitan on my MacBook Air and hear my computer audio while recording with QuickTime?

Okay, so I've tried so hard to set up Soundflower on my computer, and it doesn't seem to work no matter how many tutorials I watch. I'm running OSX El Capitan 10.11.4 on a MacBook Air 13-inch from ...
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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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Looking for alternatives to QuickTime 7 Pro for OS Catalina concerning audio mapping

I've been using QuickTime 7 Pro (until recently) in order to QC multi-channel ProRes files. Now, I am unable to QC 5.1 plus Stereo Comp files like I use to. Is there another app out there that will ...
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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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QuickTime Pro 7 movie to image sequence not rendering alpha channel (transparent background) in PNG sequence

I'm trying to convert an Apple Quicktime ProRes 4444 movie with transparent background to a PNG image sequence in QuickTime Pro 7, however, even though I select Millions+ under the OPTIONS, the PNGs ...
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Can I configure my iPhone to play audio files through ear speaker instead of the bottom speaker?

My company utilizes a voicemail system which sends audio files as email attachments. These audio files playback via QuickTime in iOS which pushes the audio out via the phone's speaker. Which is great ...
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Recover an unsaved QuickTime recording

I want to recover a QuickTime screen recording I did 4 days ago and did not save. I checked the folder ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.QuickTimePlayerX/Data/Library/Autosave Information and it is empty....
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How to transfer video captured using quicktime screen capture to iphone without getting Failed to Save

I've been using CMD SHIFT 5 and Quicktime to capture video part of my screen along with audio and then attempting to send it to my iphone so that I can upload to Instagram. When I try to airdrop it ...
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How can you assign a custom shortcut to stop a QuickTime screen recording?

I am looking to record my screen using QuickTime on my Mac, but stopping a screen recording requires you to press ControlCommandEsc. I would like to know if it is possible to create a custom keyboard ...
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Can I change a Mov file of one Codec type to a Mov file of another Codec type

I have a lot of MOV files that are "Codec: Timecode, AAC, Apple ProRes 444" and "Color profile: SD(6-1-6)" and I want to change them to "Codecs: H.264, AAC" and "Colour profile: HD (1-1-1)" but I can'...
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How do I re-authorize 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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