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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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Disable QuickTime setting time in status bar to 9:41 for screen recording of iOS device

When you record a video of your iOS device QuickTime helpfully tidies up your status bar, including setting the time to 9:41. This is great in many cases, but I have several apps which display the ...
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Ogg Vorbis/FLAC Support for OS X 10.10

I used to playback Ogg Vorbis and FLAC files (in iTunes) with this QuickTime plugin: https://www.xiph.org/quicktime/ But this no longer seems to work in OS X 10.10 (probably also in 10.9, I don't ...
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How to disable F7 F8 F9 function for Quick Time Player

I have OS X 10.11, Quick Time Player 10.4. My question is simple, how do you disable F7, F8 and F9 function keys in QT Player? I want to use these keys for iTunes, but I really need to keep some of ...
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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 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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after High Sierra upgrade: very slow opening big files > 1 GB and message “Verifying”

When opening a big file (for example with VLC or QuickTime) this message pops up for lots of seconds (different durations for each file): I use encryption on iMac 5K. > diskutil list /dev/...
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How to record system audio? (Soundflower not working)

I've been trying to record some system audio from my computer while screen capturing in Quicktime Player. The thing is, I've done this before. I've recorded myself talking and the system audio through ...
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How do I change HTML5 video playback speed (e.g., 1.5x, 2x) in Safari for Yosemite?

I use ClickToFlash to switch most videos from Flash to HTML5 (QuickTime) versions in Safari. HTML5 allows for variable speed playback, but not in the quicktime plugin for safari so far as I can tell....
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All editing and sharing options disabled in Quicktime

I downloaded a video with these specs: I'm unable to cut, copy, paste, trim and share since all these options are greyed out: Why?
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QuickTime Player 10: move one frame ahead / backwards

I used to be able with previous versions of Quicktime Player to move 1 frame ahead or backwards with the arrow keys of my computer, although it seems now with Yosemite the jump is bigger (I tried with ...
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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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QuickTime Player 10 doubles track duration

My copy of QuickTime (10.5) on Mojave (10.14.6) is duplicating the duration of (some) tracks I open with it. It isn't modifying the files themselves; it's just the track window that displays twice the ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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How to select frame rate when recording webcam

In OS X 10.10.5, I'm using QuickTime X to record video from a Logitech c920 webcam. The only video options I see are High (720p30 H.264) and Maximum (1080p24 ProRes 444). How can I independently ...
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How to get the fps of a video from QuickTime Player's inspector using applescript

I need a quick and easy way to find the frame rate of a video in applescript. So far grabbing it through QuickTime Player's inspector seems like the easiest option. tell application "QuickTime Player"...
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Why does OS X mangle the playback of this MP3?

Here's an MP3 I have. My iPhone plays it back with no problems. VLC on OS X plays it back with no problems. iTunes plays it with annoying bleeps and bloops, some kind of errors or artifacts that are ...
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View webm files with some quicktime plugin on El Capitan (Safari 9.0)?

In Yosemite and earlier versions I used to be able to click on a webm file and the quicktime logo showed very quickly then the video started playing. I think this is some sort of old plugin (like ...
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Playing MIDI in Firefox and Chrome

Playing midi files in either Chrome or Firefox used to be easy: it just worked by invoking Quicktime. However, Quicktime stopped supporting midi after version 7.6.6. After upgrading, the same websites ...
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Why will QuickTime movies load but not play on iMac running OS 10.7.2?

When I run QuickTime to play a movie (let's say a .avi file), the movie loads but the movie doesn't play. I click on the triangle button in QuickTime to play the movie and nothing happens. If I ...
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QuickTime 10.1 stops responding

Quicktime (10.1) keeps quitting when I try to launch an .avi file on OS X Lion. I have removed the codecs I had installed (I used cleanmymac to completely remove leftovers) I also deleted Quicktime ...
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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 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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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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PixelDensity Metadata Tag QuickTime

Making a screen recording with QuickTime on a retina mac embeds a com.apple.quicktime.pixeldensity metadata tag on the video that tells QuickTime to have 2x pixel density. How can I add this tag to a ...
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QuickTime Player Assistive Touch Indicator Disappearing

I'm trying to play an iPhone game on my computer by using QuickTime Player. I have a bluetooth mouse connected to my iPhone and use the assistive touch feature. On most apps, the pointer is visible on ...
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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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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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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 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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Unable to record screen with audio using Soundflower

The answer to How to record both screen and sound with Quicktime on El Capitan? explains what to do in order to record the screen using QuickTime player with sound (both from the micro and the ...
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iPad screen recording stopped working

I frequently record my iPad (mini 2) screen with Quicktime. Has always worked just fine. Now suddenly I get the error message "The operation could not be completed" everytime I try it. It appears the ...
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No Audio on Quicktime Screen Cap Video

I'm using Quicktime 10.3 on a mac running 10.9.5. I've done several screen capture videos and recorded my voice using a Logitech USB headset/microphone. I've not updated anything. It worked yesterday ...
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How to record a specific area of the screen with QuickTime Player

I've tried to record a specific part of the screen with QuickTime Player. But again nothing works as expected with the Mac, but I have to work with. My result is always a black video with the ...
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Weird time format in Quick Time

I have time displaying like this: in some my videos in .mp4 format (not at all of them). What is it about & how to change it to normal view? OS X 10.11.4 P.S. All is fine in Elmedia Player (it's ...
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How do I record HDMI input to a file with my Mac

So I have an HDMI signal and an HDMI to USB adapter. I need to record this HDMI signal to a video file. Zero budget. Will plugging this into my Mac work as a video input? If not, how else do I do this?...
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“Actual size” is greyed out in QuickTime Player in 10.10.4

Whenever I am playing any movies in QuickTime, the "Actual Size" option is greyed out. Even the shortcut does not work. In Mavericks, it was working. In this image, I am playing a full HD video, but ...
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When using Finder to copy a specific file, the copy is a zero byte file

Trying to copy a 37GB Quicktime .mov from an external disk using the Finder. The copy should take a few minutes, and show a progress window. But the copy seems to be done immediately (no progress ...
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iTunes 12 Won't Play MP4 Files That Work in Quicktime Player

Mostly as the title says; I have a bunch of movie files that I encoded especially using Handbrake (veryslow preset, de-noise filter, nothing else changed) and which worked fine in iTunes 11. However, ...
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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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Batch Trim Videos With QuickTime and AppleScript

I have a very large number of videos of which I would like to systematically trim the first X seconds (some videos it is 6 and in some others it is 8, but they are in separate folders). I found this ...
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Unable to play video / export video from Photos app

I'm on MacOS Catalina Version 10.15.7. I recently tried to view my old videos from photos app but unable to do so. It says "Photos cannot play this video because the resource is unavailable."...
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Replicate Loopback recording of audio coming from Zoom and an Airpods microphone using Blackhole?

I am trying to replicate the following: from Loopback, but in Blackhole. I understand that using Blackhole I must create aggregate/multi-output devices in "Audio MIDI Setup". I would like ...
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QuickTime does not see EpocCam after updating to Big Sur

After updating to macOS Big Sur my webcam iOS app (EpocCam Pro) no longer connects to QuickTime and other recording software on Mac. The iOS app was able to connect to the EpocCam service via USB, but ...
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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' ...