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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 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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Subtitles in QuickTime X

For ages I've been happily using QuickTime 7 Pro for all my video needs. I guess with Catalina now the time has come to move on ... But there is one thing that keeps holding me back. In QT7 I could ...
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Cannot export videos from QuickTimePlayer

I'm shooting short videos with my mirrorless camera (a Sony a7-3) and sharing it with my friends. The videos I shoot are 1080p50. Formerly I was converting the videos to 720p with QuickTime player by ...
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Logitech C910 webcam El Capitan compatability?

Are there any drivers available for the Logitech C910 after OS 10.6.x? It works in Logitech Webcam Software, but the camera isn't recognized in any other application that accesses the camera. A ...
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Force QuickTime Player to auto-play files

I want QuickTime Player to auto-play a file when I execute that file from Finder. The default behaviour is to simply load the file and wait for you to press play. I found a default pref that you can ...
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Is there a 64-bit app for working with image sequences to replace Quicktime 7?

I've been using Quicktime 7's "Movie to Image Sequence" and "Open Image Sequence" export and import options forever. It's useful for creating and working with time-lapses, modifying a single frame or ...
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Picture in Picture for quicktime?

I can't seem to find Picture-in-Picture (PiP) in QuickTime 10.4. Is macOS Sierra's new PiP feature only for Safari?
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Change the default Quicktime screen recording cache in OSX Mojave to be on an external flash drive instead?

I currently am using Mac OSX Mojave and I record my screen using Quicktime and it usually stops when the cached recording exceeds what is available on my drive, which is only around 8 GB. I understand ...
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Why there is no “internal microphone” in my QuickTime player screen recoding audio source?

I have 3 macs, 2 of them are fine but one of it doesn't have the Internal Microphone recording option in Quick Time Player. Only the other 2 have. How can I fix this? The MacOS are all 10.14.3 ...
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Quicktime record screen without the overlay

I'd like to record part of my screen, but the QuickTime screen recorder dims the rest of the screen while it records (the gray in the screenshot below). How can I turn this dimming off so I can use ...
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What options are available to _losslessly_ trim mp4/m4v video on 10.8 or above?

I have some DRM-free m4v video that I would like to edit by trimming here and there. QuickTime X ($0) Pros: free, built-in to OS X Cons: selector to choose 'start' and 'end' times is not very ...
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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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How can I modify or eliminate the mouse pointer while recording the iOS Simulator with QuickTime Player?

I would like to use QuickTime Player to create a screen recording of the iOS Simulator running an app. I need to simulate taps on the simulator with the mouse, but I don't want the standard arrow ...
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Use QuickTime synth as MIDI output device

QuickTime apparently has a built-in MIDI synthesizer. I would like to send MIDI output to a virtual MIDI device that will use this synthesizer. Can this be done?
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How to capture the H.264 stream of a Logitech c920 camera

I am using a Logitech c920 HD Pro Webcam with my Macbook Pro 17" (early 2011) and Mac OS Mavericks 10.9.5 I am able to record videos with Quicktime 10.3 where I have two options for "quality" with ...
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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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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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Catalina Beta 5: Quicktime Audio Recording Not Working on 2018 Macbook Pros

Starting a Quicktime Audio recording with Catalina Dev Beta 5 on 2018 or later Macbook Pros outputs files with no sound (Macbook Pro Microhone selected). Example file here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/...
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AppleScript quicktime to record iPhone screen

I am looking for a an Apple Script to tell Quicktime Player to start a new recording of the attached iPhone (so record an app doing its thing) and with the specified audio input. Is this even ...
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Running FFmpeg in Automator/AppleScript

I have written an apple script previously to automate a task I do in my work many times. With Apple updating to Catalina I will lose the use of Quicktime 7 (which is part of my Image sequencing ...
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Applescript: Waiting till AFTER QuickTime Movie Recording Window is Active

I'm trying to resize a Quicktime Movie Recording Window--only after it's active. Is this possible? The below script does work––if I hardcode the delay time. Any help is appreciated. Thanks do ...
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Can Applescript be used to automate a screen recording session on OS X?

I need to accomplish the following tasks from a script: Initiate a screen recording (with system audio). After a set delay, stop the recording. Save out to a file. Close the recording. I've tried a ...
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Custom shortcut to pause a QuickTime screen recording? + Pushbutton

I am looking to record my screen using QuickTime on my Mac, but stopping a screen recording requires you to press ALT then click the Pause symbol on the QuickTime window. I would like to know if it ...
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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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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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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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How to remove touch gesture from QuickTime recordings on Mac

At one point I was interested in recording touch gestures using an iPhone Simulator + QuickTtime, so I dutifully followed the advice in this answer and ran the following command: defaults write com....
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How do you export still images from an MPEG?

I have Mac Mojave with the regular version of Quicktime (not Pro). How do I export my short MPEG to a series of frames/images where I can grab and keep one of the images? Note, I am looking for a ...
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Play MIDI files

As far as I can tell, this is completely impossible. On 10.8.4. I am trying to play a sample MIDI file off of Wikipedia. Quicktime v 10.2 fails to open a MIDI file with error message The movie “Ii-...
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Good software for watching videos on Mac?

I want to watch videos on my Mac but I don't like QuickTime. I was wondering what the community recommends. In particular, I was interested in some granular ability to slow down the video or speed it ...
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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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Can't reproduce movie in Keynote

I have a set of movies that I created using ffmpeg. I use them for presentations in Keynote, and until today I had never had a problem. However, now when I try to drag them or import them in Keynote I ...
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QuickTime Player will not play .mov file

My QuickTime doesnt want to play a .mov file. I tried to convert .mov to .mp4 format using cloud convert but it gave error message: Converter error: oov atom not found . PCO11_059_RM.mov: Invalid ...
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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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cant record screen with QuickTime or cmd + shft +f5 or any other software on mac

Mac Os Version: Mojave 10.14.4 QuickTime Player Version: 10.5 Every time I would try to record screen with QuickTime, I Would get Operation Stopped There is not enough available space to ...
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Use a custom thumbnail for (QuickTime) videos without distorting it

I'd like to use a certain frame of a video as the thumbnail. To do it I right-clicked on that video file in Finder and opened its information. Then I selected the QuickTime-Player icon and copy-pasted ...
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View QTVR files with Google Cardboard

I have a lot of old QuickTime VR cubic panorama images which I want to view with my Google Cardboard, preferably using Google Cardboard iOS app. I think for this I would need some converter, which ...
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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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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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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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How to capture audio with Quicktime Screen Recording

I need to create a bunch of screencasts for my work. I was going to use Quicktime to do this but when I choose "New Screen Recording" to do this, the audio is never captured. How can Quicktime be ...
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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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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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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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Recording a screencast with a webcam

Quicktime can be used to record screen casts, which captures a video of the events in the screen - with or without the audio from the microphone. Many screencasts also capture the webcam in the lower-...
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Split audio and video into two separate files

Is there a way (I'm thinking using QuickTime perhaps) of taking a video+audio file and splitting it into two separate files, one of just the video, and one of just the audio? I know that in Finder, ...
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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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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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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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Record screen iPhone during setup assistant

Using the screen recording method of connecting my iOS device directly to a MacOS system and recording through quicktime - is it possible to record the setup assistant? Or is recording only capable ...