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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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Quicktime Mov with Left Stereo into Mono/Dual Stereo

I recorded a screencast using an external microphone and quicktime. However, the audio is only on the left channel. Is there a way via an apple tool, command line, or otherwise to convert a left ...
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Soundflower difficulties

I recently downloaded Soundflower so I could record some audio with the imagery I can already record through QuickTime. The thing is, once I've set Soundflower up I can't hear anything on my computer! ...
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Automating Quicktime Image Sequence creation in Mountain Lion

I have 69 folders of jpegs I want to turn into 69 quicktime timelapse movies. Rather than doing this one-at-a-time in Quicktime 7 Pro (Open Image Sequence, select first frame, choose 30 fps as the ...
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QuickTime Player crashes on startup

Suddenly I can't get QuickTime Player to work anymore because it crashes right after opening it. I do not know if this is the right error message from the log: Application Specific Information: ...
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How to get an applescript to play a song file

Okay so I want an applescript app that plays a song. The song isn't already on the computer and it's contained inside contents/resources of the app's package contents. This is my current code tell ...
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QuickTime X can't use .srt files

For some reason, ever since Apple released QuickTime X, QuickTime won't open files with an associated .srt file anymore. I get the error QuickTime can't open it and if I would like to open it in ...
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How to record the sound also in a screen recording if the headphones are connected?

I would like to know If I will be able to record using quick time player or other application you may suggest, both audio and video on my Macbook Air with head phones connected !! When headphones are ...
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Is it possible to record Quick Time video of iPhone that is rotating?

I want to record a short video of the app I'm developing. I'm using QuickTime and iPhone connected via lightning cable. The moment I rotate my phone the recording stops. Is it possible to record ...
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How to rename video `title`?

When exporting a video from iMovie it asks for a title. Upon saving the file you'll find it has named the file whatever you input for the title. Now if you rename that file in Finder then open it in ...
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macOS High Sierra unable to natively play videos encoded with HandBrake's H.265 setting

I'm using HandBrake to encode some videos using the MP4 H.265 format, but the videos won't play using QuickTime or Quick Look on macOS High Sierra, which is supposed to have H.265/HEVC support. They ...
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Is there an easy way to reduce quality of .mov files taken from an iPhone?

I've noticed the small movies I take on my iPhone 4 result in large .mov files. For example, a 1 minute movie results in almost a 100MB .mov file. This is running through my cloud storage (Dropbox) ...
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Shoot a video in iPhone 7 Plus' Portrait mode

I need to shoot an interview with my iPhone 7 Plus, and I'd like it to have the beautiful bokeh effect (shallow depth of field) that the Portrait mode in the camera has. However, my iPhone only lets ...
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I want to capture screen of my iPhone (video call)

I want to capture screen of my iPhone (video call). When i use quicktime, i get this horrible echo, so i can't listen to the call and record it simultaneously. Is there any way to overcome this echo?
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High Sierra quicktime player does not support H.265 videos?

So I upgraded my Mac to high Sierra and I was about the H.265 video encoding standard but when I encode a H.264 video to H.265 standard and then when I attempt to open the video using quick time ...
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There is one video which plays but sound not coming in Mac

I have one video which is playing well in Windows machine and also sound is coming. But, while I am playing same video on Mac or iPad, sound is not coming. In my Mac and iPad, I have tried other ...
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How to save an iTunes Podcast to a USB stick?

I have downloaded WWDC 2010 podcast from iTunes. How can I find the Podcast file and save it to a USB Memory stick so people who doesn't have iTunes can play it using quicktime?
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How can I avoid re-encoding of video in iMovie and use it for cutting only?

I have a video that was created on a surveillance camera with the (for video) unsusual resolution of 1280x1024. It's encoded with H.264 and encapsulated in an MP4 AVC container. The quality is rather ...
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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 can I export a QuickTime File with Chapter Markers from iMovie HD?

I have a video with chapter markers in iMovie HD 6.03 (267.2). What settings do I need to use when exporting to get a file with chapter markers viewable by QuickTime and iTunes?.
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Use applications as video sources for apps like Skype?

Is there a solution out there that can screen record 1 application and "stream" it through a fake virtual camera, so the video can be sent live through apps like Skype? Just wondering if it's ...
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Quick Look Window - Pause video shortcut

Is there any keyboard shortcut to pause the video, that is being played in Quick Look Window ? Quick Look Window launches when we click space bar on file (say a video file) I can find the pause ...
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QuickTime Player.app New Movie Recording Error: won't record

How do I get rid of this error icon and use QuickTime Player to record from my FaceTime HD Camera? The FaceTime HD Camera is listed as one of the input options: The New Audio Recording and New ...
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QuickTime for OSX 10.9.5 has no sound

So I did a screen recording with QuickTime using OSX 10.9.5. I was recording a video with sound. However, when I played it over from QuickTime, the sound was gone. How do I make it that QuickTime also ...
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How to compress iPhone QuickTime screen recording's file size?

I've recorded my iPhone screen through QuickTime on my MacBook and made several recordings already. Unfortunately, the resulting files are too large. They get saved in .MOV format, and 10 mins takes ...
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How do I mirror my iPhone screen to my MacBook Pro for free?

I am using a 13 inch Retina MacBook Pro with Yosemite and an iPhone 4s with iOS 9. I want to record game tutorials. I've tried to use the QuickTime Player to screen record but the little arrow on ...
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Mirror two different devices via usb

I am trying to do two demos running on two devices. The goal would be to plug an external monitor into my computer and have one display show one device, and the other show the other device. I would ...
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MacBook Pro Lion + lavalier mic records nothing

How can I record audio using a lavalier mic and MacBook Pro OSX Lion? I have just opened my brand new Audio-Technica ATR-3350 Lavalier Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone. I tried to connect it to ...
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Quicktime recording: help, I did 1/2 of an interview with my headphones on, interviewee can barely be heard :(

I did a horrible newbie mistake. Recorded about half of a really cool interview with my headphones on, without realising it. I can hear my voice, coffee shop noise, and very very light sounds from ...
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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 can quicktime record audio from two sources: mac and iphone?

I use quicktime a lot to record screen sessions from my iphone.. I use this to share how my app behaves to my developers.. however right now i'm doing usability tests.. and what i would like to do ...
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Playing other video formats (e.g. MKV) in QuickTime

I know this is a very old question, actually from the era of Perian. When I searched for this topic around the web, everything dated back to '11 and even older. Now that Perian is no longer being ...
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FLAC audio support for OS X 10.9

Someone please remind me of what software I need to install to get as full support for FLAC audio as possible. I've figured out how to do this, and then forgotten again, perhaps a dozen times over ...
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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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VLC is dropping frames/stuttering when trying to play 1080p@60FPS video on rMBP w. 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7

When I try to play a video with 1920x1080 pixels and 60fps, in H.264 format using VLC player. It cannot keep up with this work and frequently drops frames (in other words, it's not playing it "...
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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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How to get video from webcam in a “Picture in Picture mode”

While recording a screencast with QuickTime, I want to get video from the webcam in small window overlay. I can use photobooth video preview, but it's always too large and has lots of chrome. This ...
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Is there a way to convert a video from iOS (QuickTime) format to Windows (WMV or AVI) format?

I recently purchased an iPod 5 and had the opportunity to take videos with it. The videos are great; but, I have a problem. I would love to be able to convert these videos from their original Quick ...
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Export to Quicktime VR in OsiriX

I am using OsiriX (5.8.5 32-bit) to generate a 3D MIP from a series of DICOM images. According to the official site and every other site I have looked at, exporting a Quicktime VR is one click away. ...
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How to find out frame rate (FPS) of an AVI video on OS X?

Pretty straightforward question: How can I find out FPS of a video file on Mac OS X? (QuickTime does not open the video because of not installed codec; but VLC does, though.)
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Possible to hide or de-prioritize an application from spotlight?

Is it possible to hide an application from Spotlight? I have an annoyance of sorts. This will probably seem trivial to others, but it happens to me enough that I find it rather frustrating. I have ...
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iMovie cannot load Sony-MPEG videos

I recently moved from Windows to OS X, so maybe I'm asking a frequently-asked question. But I did some googling and didn't find a solution yet. I have a lot of videos on my drive from my SONY camera. ...
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Why does iMovie change QuickTime Video's size

I used QuickTime to record my iPhone 6 device video. Format of iPhone 6 QuickTime video on desktop H.264, 750x1334. Size= 406x722. Then I import this QuickTime video into iMovie. When I export the ...
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What software extends quicktime to support codecs as an alternative to Perian?

Now that Perian is closing its doors (and thus ending support), I'd like to know if there are any alternatives to Perian - specifically alternatives that add Quicktime support for more filetypes (and ...
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Unable to do a partial screen recording on OSX with quicktime

I am using multi-screen: I am using the primary screen of my MBP plus two external monitors via displayport When I start the screen recording, it is the message I see on my screen I go on to select ...
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How do I fix my video and audio on mac

I have just recently experienced a problem with my finder, iTunes and others applications on my mac, but I used the safe boot solution and it worked , the apps are now responding, but I have movies ...
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In Sierra, did Apple remove the ability to play HLS streams in Quicktime Player?

For years, I've been able to use Quicktime to play live HLS video streams such as http://hls.twit.tv/flosoft/mp4:twitStream_720/playlist.m3u8. I open Quicktime, go to File -> Open Location, and paste ...
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How to prevent iTunes/QuickTime Player playing both the main (5.1 AC-3) and backup (2.0 AAC) audio tracks at the same time?

I have created for myself a build script to automatically import films into iTunes, making sure that they have compatible audio/video tracks. This generally means that if the input video track isn't H....
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How can I screen record iPhone and Android screen at the same time visible right next to each other?

I need to create an app video that need to show interaction b/w a iPhone and a Android phone (Galaxy). I could use quicktime to screen record single iPhone screen. How can I screen record iPhone and ...
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Why does QuickTime's screen recorder make my MacBook Air very slow while recording?

On Snow Leopard (10.6), the screen recorder on QuickTime Player worked just fine. However, since I have upgraded to Mountain Lion (10.8) QuickTime screen recorder has been making my 2010 MacBook Air ...
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How to recover an iMovie

I am currently in the process of recovering information from a damaged hard drive on a Late-2009 iMac. I am using LazeSoft Data Recovery for the recovery process. Thus far it has worked quite well and ...

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