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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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Handbrake CLI Transcoded Video not Playable in Quicktime and Itunes

i am transcoding a bunch of videos with handbrake CLI. Therfore i use this presets: for i in `seq 0 10`; do f=$(($i-1)); HandBrakeCLI -i /Videofolder/ -t $i -O -f av_mp4 -e x264 -q 19 --h264-...
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How to record both screen and sound with Quicktime on El Capitan?

I'm trying to record both what's happening on screen and the audio being played by the applications. To my surprise, QuickTime did not record the sound. I believe it worked before in previous OS X ...
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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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How to convert WMV to QuickTime MOV?

How can I convert a WMV (Windows Media Video) movie file to QuickTime MOV on OSX El Capitan? If possible I would prefer to use an installed program rather than an online program. Neither VLC nor ...
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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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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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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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Can not record iPhone screen from OSX [closed]

Why am I not able to record screen of my iPhone. Others can do it. iPhone has iOS 8, Mac has Yosemite. Here I can see Christoper's iPad on one of my computer, but not on my other Mac.
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Processing videos through iMovie increases file size by 70x

This is just a curiosity of mine. I screen recorded ~5hrs of video using Quicktime, split up into roughly 10-20 minute segments. The folder which I saved them to is 4.73 GB big. However when I string ...
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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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Stereo audio for screen recorder

I tried quicktime and monosnap to make a video tutorials, but both produce a mono audio. What should I do to make it stereo? nb: I'm using Steinberg CI2+ soundcard + ISK mic.
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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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How to prevent QuickTime from showing cursor when playing subtitles?

I use QuickTime quite a lot for playing mp4 videos with embeed .str subtitles. The only really annoying issue is that the cursor shows up back randomly when a subtitle appears on screen. Some facts ...
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Enable touch indicator for iOS app demo video recording

I would like to record a demo video of an iOS app with QuickTime on Yosemite. (I found this tutorial) Is it possible to enable a tap indicator, like a small circle, for touch events so users can ...
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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 .mov file requires quicktime 7?

I have these old .mov files in my computer. When I try to open them, quicktime message pops up and says I need QuickTime version 7 top open them. (I currently have the latest version 10.something). ...
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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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Gaining access to data acquired by AppleScript outside of the script

I'd be interested in using the data that I acquire with an AppleScript in another Framework, or even to write it to disk (the former is preferable). For example, I have an AppleScript where I ask ...
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How to see previews of old quicktime movies (old codec)

Since I updated to Yosemite, the .mov previews in Finder no longer show up for videos with an older codec. (When I double click the video, it starts a conversion process.) Is there any way I can see ...
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Record only left channel in quicktime?

I'm capturing some old Mini DV tapes using Quicktime. The Firewire isn't outputting audio so I'm using the headphone jack in the camera to get my audio. I plugged a standard stereo headphone into the ...
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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 you still make QuickTime to store temporary recordings on another drive?

I need to get QuickTime Player to store its temporary files on another disk. I found an answer here, which I tried, but QuickTime Player quits with an error when I try to make a Screen Recording. I ...
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Recording audio clips on a timer?

I'm working on a project that requires me to record a large number of 20-second audio clips (the file format is unimportant, as far as I'm aware). I would like to be able to do this without pressing a ...
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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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“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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How to install QuickTime 7 without overwriting the currently installed version

I purchased a Intel MacBook Pro from a colleague with installed OS 10.8.5. I do not own the OS disks therefore do not have the disks to re-install QuickTime. QT 10.2 is on this "new" 2008 MacBookPro. ...
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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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Trim Video and Overwrite Original

I often need to trim videos and simply want to overwrite the original file. Using QuickTime Player I need to open and trim the video save the video to a new file (unfortunately it does not show the ...
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is QuickTime available on OSX 10.9.5?

I'm using OSX 10.9.5 on my MacBook Pro now and I can't find the QuickTime app/feature anywhere. Is QuickTime only available on OSX Yosemite 10.10.3? If it is on OSX 10.9.5, where is it located? It's ...
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Play flash content in QuickTime player

It possible play web video content like a Flash or HTML5 file in external player like a QuickTime player or VLC player. Play video like it made in iphone when using safari.
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Is my unsaved Quicktime player movie recording still on the hard drive somewhere?

I recorded a movie (File > New Movie Recording) using Quicktime Player and when I stopped I accidentally clicked "Don't Save" instead of "Save". Is that recorded content still on the hard drive ...
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Evernote overwrote a Quicktime shortcut

There is a shortcut in Quicktime to start new audio recording that I use ^+⌥+⌘+N But once I installed Evernote it overwrote the shortcut so now it launches Evernote every time. I have deleted Evernote ...
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This movie requires Quicktime, which is not supported by this version of iTunes

Running Yosemite 10.10.3 on a late 2009 iMac. I've tried switching iTunes to run in 32-bit mode but to no avail. I was wondering if anyone else had this problem or solution? (This happens when I want ...
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Convert *stereo* .mov to mono .mp3?

I need an easy way to take a stereo .mov file and convert it to a mono .mp3 or similar formatted audio file. I use Ecamm's Skype Call recorder to record interviews, which I send out for transcription....
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AppleScripting QuickTime Pro 7 to export .png files

How can I use AppleScript to save .png files from the start and end of .mp4 files with QuickTime? This is something I am doing a lot of and it would be good to automate it. I have some scripting ...
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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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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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Any Cycle Playing Option for QuickTime for videos

I would like to play a video in cycle i.e. to start again after end. How can you do this? I did not find any setting in the program.
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AppleScript Quicktime Player to play audio file generates error

My Quicktime Player (Version 10.3 727.4) can play mp3 files without any problems, but when I use AppleScript I get an error message: The document “audio.mp3” could not be opened. The file may be ...
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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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How do I change settings in QuickTime 10?

I'm trying to follow these instructions on configuring QuickTime so I can use a browser-based web app that uses QuickTime as a plugin in FireFox: http://tones.wolfram.com/tsfaqs/osx/configurequicktime....
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How do I make multiple screen recordings with the exact same portion of the screen

I can only select the portion of the screen to record manually. I want them all exactly the same so that when the videos are played sequentially, it all lines up. I'm using quicktime and would ...
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iPhoto treats two identical video cameras in totally different ways

I own two Canon Vixia HF G20 video cameras. The two cameras are, as far as I can tell, configured in completely identical ways. And yet for some reason when I connect them to my Mac to import video, ...
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Quick Time screencast slows down my gameplay also size too big

I recorded few of the videos in past with quicktime. Size of those videos is too big (~5GB). I have a macbook pro 15-inch retina version. For cutting down the size I am using HandBrake. With that a 2 ...
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Export compressed videos from quicktime screencast / screenrecording

I create quite a few screencasts to show colleagues how to do more complex tasks and share bugs that i am finding. For this I use the File > Screenrecording feature in quicktime. Once im done ...
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Quicktime file not emailing from mac to PC correctly?

Someone is trying to email me a Quicktime file from their Mac to my Windows PC. (This is audio for a presentation.) They swear that the file contains audio and video on their end, but when I get ...
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How to watch a .ts video file on an iPad

I've got a .ts video file on my harddrive, and I would like to transfer it to my iPad to watch it there. Here's some data about the file in question: Size: 3.5 GB 1 Video Stream: h264, 1920x1080 2 ...
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Why won't video from ffmpeg show in QuickTime, iMovie or quick preview?

I've been using ffmpeg for the occasional video conversion for quite some time, and recently discovered that H.264 (libx264) videos generated by ffmpeg aren't working in iMovie or QuickTime (nor will ...
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Export MOV to MP4 with Quicktime on Yosemite

I have a screen capture of my computer screen using QuickTime's Screen Recording feature, but that saves it to an MOV format. I'd like to export it to MP4. Is that possible without installing anything ...
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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 ...