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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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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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Can QuickTime in macOS Sierra record audio from an iOS 13 device?

I currently have a 2011 MacBook Pro macOS Sierra and an iPhone SE with iOS 10.3.3. Currently, I am able to connect the phone to the Mac and in QuickTime Player create a new audio recording and choose ...
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how do I get 1080p resolution when screen recording an iPad Pro?

I have an iPad Pro 10.5 inch with an advertised resolution of "2224 × 1668 px". However, when I do a screen recording using Quicktime Player of the iPad, I get a much lower resolution. How do I get ...
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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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recombine iMovie clips from miniDV without volume problems between them?

I am using iMovie to import miniDV videos. The tapes are pretty old (~20 years) and there are numerous errors on them. As a result, iMovie creates lots of individual clips. When I try to recombine ...
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When I record my screen using quicktime, it looks like this:

Using most recent Mac and Quicktime software. When I record my screen using QuickTime, and choose to record a selected portion, the resulting recording looks like this: What is supposed to be a ...
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Start Quicktime Player recording while in Split View mode

I have two apps side by side in Split View mode and would like to record that. Is there a way to start a QuickTime Player recording while being in Split View mode with two apps ?
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How to record desktop audio using Quicktime Player in OS X Mojave [duplicate]

I have been trying to record some content with QuickTime which requires desktop audio. On first look, there seems like there is no way to record desktop audio. Is there any way to?
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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 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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No Audio on macOS QuickTime MPEG-4 Video

I am wondering what can be preventing the Quicktime player from playing the audio track alongside a video. The files I have are MPEG-4. When launched on macOS QuickTime, there is no sound. I tested ...
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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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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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“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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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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How do I get QuickTime to store temporary recordings on another drive?

When you do a movie recording or screen recording, QuickTime stores the in-progress recordings in ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.QuickTimePlayerX/Data/Library/Autosave Information. On my machine, I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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