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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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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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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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How do I trim first and last few seconds of a mp4 using AppleScript?

I'm using Mac 10.13.3. I want to trim the first second and the last two seconds from my mp4 (movie). I tried writing an Applescript like so trim output.mp4 1 from (0*60 + 1) to (32*60 +38) but ...
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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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How do I get a freeze frame from a Quicktime movie?

I'm trying to take a screenshot of a part of a video in Quicktime 10.4. Any idea how to do that?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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“cannot open” when trying to save screen recording in quicktime player

After choosing a file location to save a screen recording, the movie will start to save, then it says "Cannot Open" and nothing is saved. I can retry but it still doesn't. I just saved a video before ...
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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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Unable to record screen with audio using Soundflower

I found this post whose answer explains what to do in order to record the screen using QuickTime player with sound (both from the micro and the computer). I followed the steps there, and although I ...
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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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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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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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Can I simultaneously record video from a MacBook webcam and the iPhone screen?

So I know I can use QuickTime to record a movie from my Mac's webcam. And I know I can use QuickTime to record a movie from the screen of my iPhone, connected via a USB cable. But my question is: ...
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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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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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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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QuickTime Player: How to Reduce Playback Speed?

In QuickTime Player, I'd like to play the video back at slower than real-time speeds. I see that it's possible to play back at faster than real time speeds -- by pressing the option key and clicking ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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How can I stream/record my iOS device to MacOS? [duplicate]

I'm thinking about making some videos that will need to be recorded from my iPhone and using them in a common, Twitch-like setup where the phone's display is in one region, and a webcam, or other ...
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Quicktime (and other related apple software) not reproducing some avi files

Well, basically the problem is that Quicktime and keynote are not reproducing some AVI files. The first thing I noted was that some AVI files didn't had a screenshot of the video in the thumbnail. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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8k video on an iMac?

I'm attempting to view 8k footage on my iMac however quicktime refuses to open it. Footage is in H.264 AAC format at resolution 7680 × 4320, and when opened in quicktime results in audio but not ...