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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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No audio when playing mp4 video from MacBook Pro to Apple TV

When viewing some files with quicktime on my retina MacBook Pro (Sierra 10.12.6), I can view it on Apple TV and the sound works fine. However some files produce the following behaviour: Select Apple ...
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make “fit to screen” default window size in Quicktime

How can I make Quicktime to always open in Fit to Screen option (available at View->Fit to Screen)? It doesn't seem to remember the last window size. Is it possible to attach a script to a program, ...
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Remove audio track in QuickTime 10?

In previous versions of QuickTime you could remove the audio track and save the file. This function appears to have been removed in QuickTime 10. Is it still possible?
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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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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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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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Cannot play videos in in macOS Finder

Upgraded on 2018/03/28 After restart macOS, Safari/Google Chrome cannot play embedded videos. But... In macOS I opened Finder and located a mp4 file, press space to quick view the content. I got a ...
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Can I control QuickTime Player with the keyboard?

I'm trying to transcribe a video in Irish Sign Language. That means lots of pausing and playing, and frequently jumping back five seconds. Using the mouse to achieve this is a complete and utter pain. ...
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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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How to avoid qtvr files being transformed to movies

I have 4 large QTVR (QuickTime VR) files, which are displayed correctly QT Player 7.4.1 on old Mac. But they are transformed to movie format on QT Player 10.4 on a New Mac. How can I repair/avoid ...
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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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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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Keynote 6.6.2, iMac, OS El Capitan: How do I export Keynote presentation to quicktime without the voice over?

I created a Keynote slide show. I created the 'audio' for the presentation using Garageband. I then dropped the audio into my Keynote presentation. Then I recorded the slideshow to time the slides to ...
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No Voice Recording for Incoming Video on QuickTime On Mac

I have used Quicktime player on Macbook Air to record a Google Hangout video. I have noticed that it doesn't record the voice but only video. I am wondering if there are any settings that I am missing ...
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DV, QuickTime or iMovie

I have some video in .dv format. It comes from old VHS digitalized. The quality is not good, they are spots of 30 seconds and each one has around 300MB. I have a new iMac with the last operating ...
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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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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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QuickTime Screen + Audio Capture [duplicate]

I'm using Retina Macbook Pro running OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Is it possible to use QuickTime to capture both audio and screen ? If not, what are the free apps that can do it? P.S. A lot of the times ...
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Record iPhone's Screen and the audio with Quicktime?

I know that I can record the phone's screen, but I want to record my phone audio too. I prefer for it not to hear the sounds around me (due to my house being loud). I tried soundflower and loopback. ...
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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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How to create a playlist in Quicktime Player for many files in separate subfolders?

I have a folder of .mov files that are all part of a video tutorial session. The directory looks like: Tuts/ Tut1/ Chapter1/ 1-1.mov 1-2.mov 1-3.mov Chapter2/ 2-1....
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MacBook Pro updated to EL Captain 10.11 but QuickTime Player didn't upgrade

The ONLY reason I upgraded to EL Captain because the new QuickTime Player allows me to make a video of my app while I play on my device. However, I've upgraded to EL Captain 10.11 but the QuickTime ...
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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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Quicktime freezes every single time I'm finishing a recording

I used to be able to take screencasts with QuickTime just fine for over a year now. But suddenly, every time I try and go above 3 or 4 minutes, by the time I finish, QuickTime just freezes. I can only ...
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Can't record screen on Yosemite with quickTime Player

I'm trying to do a screen recording, but I'm having issues with quickTime player. Every time I press the record button and then click on my screen to record, it starts recording for a second and then ...
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Where does Quicktime store its screen recordings?

I was recording my screen whilst giving a presentation. Instead of stopping the recording cleanly I closed the lid of my laptop. Later, when I opened it again, the recording had stopped, but there was ...
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How do I record my iPhone's screen and sound whilst recording my mic

I have my iPhone plugged into my computer via USB, I have QuickTime Player open and am previewing my iPhone screen as well as the iPhone's audio, but how would I go about recording my audio from my ...
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Can QuickTime Pro convert .mpg to .mov?

I am thinking about purchasing QuickTime Pro for Windows, but I have not been able to find a list of video file formats that it takes as input. Does QuickTime Pro for Windows convert .mpg files to ....
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Playing AVI file with XviD codec crashes my VLC and doesn't play on quick time

I got a video file with an avi extension, and this is its technical description: VIDEO: 1300 kbps XviD RESOLUTiON: 720x304 AUDIO: 256 CBR AC-3 ...
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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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How do i stop Quicktime from opening previous videos?

I'm on OSX Lion and this is driving me crazy. Whenever i watch a video in quicktime and close it, then open another video, the previous video that i played also comes up. Is there a way to not have ...
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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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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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Screen capture / record iPhone / iPad [duplicate]

Short Question : Is there a mobile app or some desktop software I can use while my iPhone / iPad is connected to my Macbook Pro that will allow me to record a video of the screen ? Long Question : ...
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Why I cannot play M4A audio on iTunes, but I can play it on QuickTime?

I have some M4A audio files, that I can't play on iTunes (e.g. double click the file, and then iTunes fired up, the audio added to the library, but the play doesn't start. Tried double clicking on the ...
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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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Quicktime screen recording creates a green movie

I tried creating a screencast on my OSX 10.8.5 MacBook pro, using QuickTime. This has worked before, but when I try it now I get: The problem happens both on an external screen and on the retina ...
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Keynote movie playback ignores start/stop times, only in presentation mode

I'm putting together a presentation in Keynote '09. I've embedded a movie (created by exporting a keynote slide, so that I can continuously loop the animations). I'd like to skip the beginning and ...
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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 ...
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Quicktime 10 - export in original size, not 4k, 1080p, 720p etc?

I do a lot of non full size screen recordings, e.g., they could be small such as 320x240 or in completely non-standard sizes and proportions like 1500x300. I want to save them using HEVC (rather than ...

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