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Video is series of still images played back at high speed to give the appearance of something moving.

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2022 high kernel_task CPU usage with external monitor reaching to 1000%

I set this to 2022 since there is a historical nature to this issue. I cannot seem to find any specific articles that seem reasonable. The problem is with using an external monitor with the MacBook ...
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FFMPEG image capture only executes partially on cron

I have the following shell script: DailyScript.sh #!/bin/sh now="/Users/mydir/Downloads/LIDOPRO/Captures/$(date +'%Y_%m_%d_%I_%M_%p').jpg" "/Users/mydir/Downloads/LIDOPRO/ffmpeg" -...
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Are all edits in Photos permanently reversible?

When I edit photos and videos in Apple's Photos.app on desktop or iPhone/iPad it appears that the original video is stored forever, so any edits I make can be undone. I can crop, rotate, retouch, ...
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How to record a video on MacBook Pro with a mirrored camera view?

I am trying to record a video (mirrored) on my MacBook Pro but every camera is not mirrored. I tried recording in iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and Quicktime. None of them record mirrored and I can't see an ...
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Mac software to edit audio track for a video file?

A couple of times now, I've 'cuffed' a movie to make it family friendly, by reversing any bits of swearing - "We want ze neekuff money, Lebowski" etc. (the latest was Beetlejuice which has ...
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Are *.mov and *.m4v files from older iPhones today (2022) to be considered legacy?

I have made many videos with different generations of iPhones. The vast majority of my videos are in *.mp4. However, I still see older videos in *.mov and *.m4v. Are *.mov and *.m4v files considered ...
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WhatsApp Videos not working after i upgrade my iphone

I just upgraded my iPhone recently I did backup for my WhatsApp using iCloud, but after installing WhatsApp in my new iPhone and restoring my chats all my VIDEOS are not working anymore. Videos are ...
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iMovie export settings - what *exactly* do they do?

In iMovie 10, the export options are limited to: Format (Video and Audio, Audio Only) Resolution (540p, 720p, 1080p, sometimes 4k) Quality (Low, Medium, High, Best (ProRes), Custom) Compress (Faster, ...
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Setting a video file to loop when played on Windows

We made some videos and downloaded others for a funeral, but the funeral home has Windows. On the Mac, the only way I know of to make them loop is to play them within QuickTime or Photos. (Saved/...
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Video and Audio are out of sync in iMovie export

I have recorded video and audio with two completely independent devices. Now I want to join those two together in iMovie and export the resulting video. I have perfectly synced up the two, and when I ...
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Making an M4V or MP4 repeat

Assuming I can coerce Photos.app to export a video that works, how do I make it repeat? Photos only outputs one format, M4V, but I convert it with Handbrake to MP4 (for a huge size reduction). It ...
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Resize and rearrange while displaying multiple images in Finder image viewer or elsewhere on the Mac

I just recently learnt that it is possible to see a couple of images side by side on Finder (eg. for comparison of quality or seeing before and after photos) by selecting the images and then press ...
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Older AppleTV 4K started having decoding artifacts a few months back. Factory reset didn't help. Is it just my device?

I have an A1842 AppleTV 4K (one of the first versions) that I have been very satisfied with and which functions as expected. A few months back I started noticing that the edges around persons in ...
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Orient 360 video towards tracked object

I’ve got video shot with a 360 degree camera (a Garmin VIRB360, not that it matters). I’d like to make a “flat” video from it, but I’d like to keep an object centered in the frame as it moves relative ...
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Auto sync iPhone video with MacBook

I take videos with my iPhone and I would like them to be automatically transferred to my MacBook without using iCloud. The use case is that I take large videos, filming for 15 min to hours and I want ...
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What is the equivalent of Shift-Command-4 for video recording?

Is there an equivalent of Shift-Command-4 to select a specific window and then record all the mouse clicks and key strokes and action on that window only? Having to select the area for recording with ...
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Which video formats does QuickTime Player's Touch Bar support?

Some video files, when played with Apple's QuickTime Player on a macbook pro, show thumbnails on the Touch Bar that you can "scrub" through to quickly peek around. Others don't. Is there ...
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How to change speed of slo mo video?

My friend sent me a slo mo video they recorded on their iPhone. Only part of the video is slow motion. When I click "edit", I can see which part is slow motion. I can change the start and ...
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Record video on an iPhone while streaming to Mac

I would like to live stream using an iPhone as the video source, as well as using an external mic, so for that I'll need to merge everything in OBS (for example) before streaming. The problem here is ...
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How to join together two videos on command line?

In terminal, how can I join two videos (most commonly, mp4) together without using ffmpeg? ffmpeg is not working, it drops the first second of the second video. What can I use instead?
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Automator questions - Copying files to new location [duplicate]

So I have some questions about the Automator. I'm doing a fairly simple task with it and that's why it boggles my mind that it doesn't work. Always brings me the same info "The action "...
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MacBook Pro 2015 does not output video via HDMI or MiniDisplay port

Problem I have a 2015 MacBook Pro. I also have a JVC television with an HDMI port. When I connect the two via an HDMI cable, the laptop appears to recognize that I've connected to another display (the ...
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How to record a screen with video AND audio on a Mac?

I am using a Mac 10.14.6 and I want to record the full screen with both video and audio. The reason is that I want to record a video from a German TV company, and neither youtube-dl work (there are ...
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Why can I see .MOV in my iPhone solely on my Windows 10, but not on my iPhone?

On my iPhone, I see many .JPG — but I see no .mov. After I plug in my iPhone into my Windows 10 desktop, THEN I see all these .mov! Why? Many — but not all — these .mov have the same file name as the ....
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Some videos won't transfer from Mac to iPad Pro

I have videos stored on my Mac (iMac 2019, OS 10.14.6) in Photos and I am using iTunes (12.9.5.5) to sync them to my iPad Pro (iOS 15.3.1, 9.7" 2017). Some don't sync even though they play fine ...
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Rescaling videos with FFMPEG for iDVD

I am preparing a DVD with several 10-minute videos in mp4 (produced from Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere), 1920x1080. I am using iDVD version 7.1 (1145) and macOS Mojave 10.14.6. When I export the ...
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Why are some videos appearing to make my screen extremely bright

I'm browsing some videos, and I find that on some videos they appear to be extremely bright; even hurting my eyes a little. It doesn't happen with all videos, but a select few. They seem to bypass my ...
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Fixing Sparsebundle That "Is Not Readable"

I'm a video editor, and a relative neophyte to fixing issues like this (any handholding is appreciated). In an attempt to backup large video files to box (when running into 5 GB storage limits) a ...
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Is there a way to record writing with an Apple Pencil overlaid on an image, without recording the image?

I have an apple pencil (gen 2) and an iPad (9th gen). I would like to annotate some images and videos using an Apple Pencil. Is there any way I can draw on an image, and record my pen strokes as a ...
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Is it possible to record video on an iPhone 13 mini and have sound coming from an external audio interface?

I would like to record videos of myself playing musical instruments and have the sound being fed via my USB-C audio interface (MOTU Ultralite MK5). I have tried the answer given in another post but ...
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Videos deleted via Windows Explorer still appear in gallery

I have an iPhone with iOS 15.1.1 and if I delete videos through Windows Explorer (Windows 10), the videos are still in the gallery of the phone. It seems that this concerns only files, which where cut....
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FaceTime video calls with audio work fine, but WhatsApp video calls do not have audio

I have seen a very strange problem on an iPhone SE: audio not working during video calls via WhatsApp, but Facetime works fine on the same device. Also, audio calls via WhatsApp do not support speaker ...
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How can I set a poster frame for a video in Photos.app in MacOS Monterey?

I'd like to set the poster frame for some of my videos to make it easier to see what they are at a glance. As this answer describes, this used to be possible using the gear menu and then later using a ...
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1050p Retina VS 1080p FHD Monitor

Good morning my friends, I hope everyone is doing well. I need a straight forward answer in layman terms on resolution scaling. 1080p vs 1050p M1 13 inch MacBook. I know that our 13 inch Macs are ...
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With an iPhone 13 pro, is it possible to record video and lidar simultaneously?

What I would like to have is a 4K 30fps video synchronized with a low-res lidar depth stream. Is it possible to record this with an iPhone 13 pro? If it can't be done natively, is there an app that ...
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iPhone back up assistance to merge photo and video files

Background Recently I was unlucky / stupid enough to leave my iPhone on the roof of my car. I didn't notice its absence during the five minutes it took me to drive home. Another ten or fifteen minutes ...
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Can I use the play next key on my keyboard to fast forward in a video playing in a different window?

While studying I often use the pause/play button on my keyboard watching videos while taking notes on a slideshow. This is useful as I don't need to switch between windows the whole time. When I use ...
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Prevent transcoding when airdropping HEVC video

When I use AirDrop to send photos from iPhone 8, iPhone X and iPhone 12 (regardless of iOS system) to my 2017 macbook pro (High Sierra), sharingd automatically converts the HEVC video into AVC format. ...
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OS X Color mess up, but fixed when choosing Drift Screensaver

I'm now in Big Sur, this problem has been around since I was in Catalina OS X. My machine is Macbook Pro 13 2018. My display color look so washout, and has dipped light, silver font are very hard to ...
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ImageMagick Convert single frame = file not found

I am trying to extract the fist frame of a video convert ./video.mp4[0] ./sample.jpg I get file not found if I put [0] it works without [0] but this is not what I want All examples on the net suggest ...
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Running QuickTime 7 Pro on post-Mojave macOS

I have a number of old video files and will likely continue to receive new ones that contain QuickTime 7 Pro TextTracks as subtitles and would like to find a future-proof way of being able to access ...
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Previewing image and video with the spacebar does not work anymore? [duplicate]

When I press the spacebar on images or videos, my mac used to show me the actual size of the pictures or and videos. For videos, I could play the video without opening the Preview app. Somehow it does ...
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How does iOS compress photos when transferring to a PC or Mac?

There is a setting in the "Photos" menu of the settings app that allows you to change the way that photos are transferred from iOS devices. When you choose "Automatic" then plug ...
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mp4 media file opens as text document

I've downloaded a video which is being shown as a document file in finder. When clicked on, it opens with TextEdit instead of QuickTime player. When I run the following command in terminal, file vid ...
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AE/AF lock on iPhone - turn off display?

I'm using an iPhone as a camera source via USB to record video using Quicktime on my Macbook. I want to use AE/AF Lock, but when I do, the recorded video will show the yellow square and AE/AF lock ...
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BlackMagic Intensity Shuttle - No Desktop Video Device Detected - Apple Mac M1

System configuration: Mac mini (M1, 2020) OS: macOS Monterey Product: Intensity Shuttle Application: Desktop Video Setup v 12.2 Intensity Shuttle gets detected fine in an Intel-based Mac running Big ...
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Get iOS apps to fill the full screen in macOS

It's great we can now run iOS apps in macOS, but commonly some apps like streaming apps default to a smaller size than full screen, which certainly is an affliction to eyes. I've seen the same service ...
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Video Playback Stutters

I am on a 2017 MacBook Air, Intel i3, 8GB RAM, I am on Big Sur 11.5.1 and every video, including the video previews for trackpad gestures are stuttering. I have done virus scans with Malwarebytes and ...
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iMovie - when selecting crop controls, no adjustable frame appears

I'm trying to crop a clip in my iMovie project. After I select cropping controls, whether I'm using "Fit" or "Crop to Fill" or "Ken Burns" there's no white adjustable ...
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How to save a video from the web to my iPhone Camera Roll

I uploaded a video to the web and I want to save it to the Camera Roll. How can I do that? I first uploaded it to Youtube and then I tried to download it from bitdownloader.io but it only opens it on ...
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