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Questions tagged [video]

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

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Overriding the default resolution on external monitor

I have an iMac 5K (mid-2017) and a USB-C to HDMI adapter. I used to have a standard 24" monitor (1920x1080) connected to the adapter, and it worked just fine; however, I have put a video capture ...
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No sound in iMovie of video recording using the Screen Recorder

I have an iPad (2018) 9.7-inch. I've recorded a video using the screen recorder. When I play the video on the iPad I hear a sound. When I import it to iMovie I don't hear any sound. Even when I ...
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How can I filter and sort videos by orientation (portrait or landscape)?

I'm attempting to filter and sort all videos in a local folder based on their orientation. I can't find anything in AppleScript, macOS file search, or video metadata that will make this easy. My guess ...
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Play mp4 with subtitle on iOS device

I added a subtitle to a mp4 file use ffmpeg, I can turn on/off the subtitle with quickplayer on MacOS. However, the native player on iOS Photos app no longer have subtitle control/support for mp4 ...
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Problems in Twitch streaming on Mac

I was streaming on Twitch right now from my macOS. The game gave me a decent 60FPS with all the graphics on. However, when I saw a clip of the stream, the video was having barely like 0.5FPS. See the ...
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Safari won't play Amazon Prime Video on my iMac?

If I try to play videos on my iMac using Safari it won't play, but it plays fine using Chrome. I'm using macOS High Sierra and I'm running Safari version 12.1. When I try using Safari I get a black ...
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How can I create video loopback devices on OS X? Is there a Mac equivalent of v4l2loopback?

In Linux, I can use v4l2loopback to create virtual devices and use them as video inputs/outputs. Is there an equivalent toolset for OS X? How does one create multiple streams of videos on MacBook?
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How can I sleep my iMac's internal display when it's not in use, but not my attached tv (playing video)

I've got a 2015 iMac running Yosemite, attached via HDMI to a 1080p TV, in extended desktop mode that I use simultaneously as a video server/media player and an occasional work machine. In short, I'...
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I can't playback any videos, they go in fast rewind

A few months ago, almost any video I view on the internet now goes into fast rewind after a few minutes. I have an iMac with OS Mojave. Anyone know what to do? I can't see any videos on my computer: ...
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Videos from Camera show in Photos, not on connected device via iTunes

I just shot a separate video of two animals. The videos show up on the iPhone when I go to the Photos app. However after connecting the iPhone to a Windows PC, giving that computer permission on the ...
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Finding video drivers for macOS

I'm curious as to a problem I have. So, I bought a 2009 Mac Pro recently (with only coins, it was pretty epic) and did a little trickery to get macOS Mojave onto it. However, the video card ...
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Two of the original video cards in 2009 Mac Pro?

I have a 2009 Mac Pro and am curious about whether or not I can put two of the stock video cards in it. My friend has an identical Mac Pro, but has a better video card. I could put his old stock one ...
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Audio out of sync in Final Cut Pro

I have converted my video files from .MTS to ProRes (Proxy). When I play them back in QuickTime everything is fine. When I import them into Final Cut pro, they start getting out of sync with the audio ...
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Virtual video capture device?

Is it possible to create a virtual video capture device in Mac OS? Sort of like how Loopback creates virtual audio devices...? I'd like to have a setup where I can take the input from say my laptop'...
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VTDecoderXPCService taking CPU

Sometimes I notice CPU load for no reason and I see in Activity Monitor that VTDecoderXPCService is using 15-30% of CPU. After I restart Safari it is ok for some time until it happens again. Any ...
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With “Optimise iPhone Storage” mode, is it possible to tell iPhone to keep some photos/videos always locally available?

I have "iCloud Photo Library" enabled, and "Optimise iPhone Storage" selected (because there's not enough space locally for all photos and videos). With these settings, is there a way to tell iPhone ...
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Increase transfer speed from iPhone X to Macbook Pro

I've shot several videos in 4k 60 fps from the iPhone X and when I wanted to transfer them to my Macbook Pro using the lightning to USB-A cable, it took multiple hours where the videos were ...
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iTunes automatically pauses when VLC plays a file

I noticed that if I have some background music on iTunes and I start playing a VLC video, iTunes automatically stops the music. Although this can be a very useful thing, I would prefer to have ...
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Videos no longer syncing to iCloud from MacBook Pro after import via Photos

Unable to upload videos to iCloud via Photos on my mac. There are existing videos in iCloud that still play and videos made on my phone upload with no problem. This seems to have tied in with a ...
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Increase Audio Volume of MOV-Video in OS X

I have a MOV-Video file and I want to increase the volume of the audio layer without reencoding the entire video. Is there a way to solve this problem?
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QuickTime 7 pro on Mojave

Is anyone here knowledgeable about whether QuickTime 7 (Pro) will still run on macOS Mojave? QT7 is 32 bit and while Mojave still seems to allow 32 bit apps, I am wondering if the QT Media Framework ...
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Trying to record video from iPhone through apple laptop

I apologize if this has been asked before, but I have been searching for the answer off and on for a few days. I have an external mic and an iPhone I want to use for video. I have them both plugged ...
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Record video while playing music

I connect my iPhone to the AUX cable in my car and play music. This one time I wanted to video record, but when I switch to the video camera, it turns my music off. Is there anyway to record video on ...
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upscaling videos on iMac 5k with VLC (or other player) - just enlarge the window?

I have lots of old videos with low resolution. For example: ID : 1 Format : MPEG-4 Visual Format profile ...
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Screen video capture application

I am Looking for a program that let's me capture screen videos on Mac OS X. I am requesting it for these two use cases: Capture of a webcam. It should allow capturing only the webcam App window. ...
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How to export all the raw media from iMovie libraries?

I have a couple of iMovie library files. I want to export the raw videos/photos outside of the library. I don't want to edit them or anything like that. Just having a copy outside of iMovie. What is ...
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iOS video player app with short skip forward/backward feature

I like the feature that YouTube has in their mobile app where you can double-tap the left and right edges of the player and it'll skip ahead slightly in that direction. Netflix has a similar feature ...
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Why do 1080p displays look pixelated unless the monitor is 4k when retina is 1080p?

I had a 1080p monitor and it looked slightly pixelated. I bought the LG Ultrafine 4k display and it looks great. I asked my work to buy me a monitor for the office and they offered a 1080p monitor. I ...
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Is audio and video slightly out of sync when iPhone is used with a Bluetooth earphone? [duplicate]

Because wireless audio through Bluetooth is usually slightly delayed, so when a Bluetooth earphone is used, is the audio and video slightly out of sync for: YouTube videos Videos in general, such as ...
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Macbook pro mid 2012 won't output external monitor's native resolution

So I connected my mbp mid 2012 13" to my del p2213 monitor which has a native resolution of 1680x1050 and a aspect ratio of 16:10 but apparantly when I went to the display settings and pressed scaled ...
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Quicktime IPhone video flipped

When I record using the IPhone's camera on my mac, the video comes out reversed: But when I try to flip the video horizantally, I saw the flip controls are disabled, as shown: I've tried using the ...
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How can I create a video from several thousand photo files using iMovie or other standard Mac apps?

I took timed photos over several days of work on a project last summer, and have about 5000 photos each ~4Mb. I want to create a time-lapse video from this and I'm not sure the best way. I already ...
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Clean up old iCloud videos without breaking iOS iMovies

My daughter takes a lot of videos with her iPad. She has maxed out her iCloud storage, so we need to clean some up (deleting from Photos, maybe archiving to an external hard drive). Unfortunately, ...
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Keyboard short cut to skip back 5-10 seconds in iTunes TV show?

When I'm playing music I can hit ⌘ Command⌥ Option← (or Right Arrow, →) to skip backward (or forward) about 5 seconds. Now I'm watching a TV show for the purpose of learning a language and I like to ...
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Reverse recording using Web Cam on mac

I can't get my images on the record playback to be the right way. They are always reversed. I tried Qcamera and it only takes a picture of what happened in photoboth. I need a way to take art ...
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Run ffmpeg to remove exif on several files at once

Is there a way of removing exif for several files at once? ffmpeg -i in.mov -map_metadata -1 -c:v copy -c:a copy out.mov worked great for me as I wanted to remove date-stamped details from an MTS ...
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iPhone and iPad don't play audio for certain videos

Here's the metadata from a video file that does not work on iPad and iPhone. Does anything about the audio stick out at you? avprobe version 0.8.17-4:0.8.17-0ubuntu0.12.04.1, Copyright (c) 2007-2014 ...
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Can iPad 3 play 2048×1536 video in its native resolution?

Can the third generation iPad play 2048×1536 videos in its native resolution? I've converted some 4K footage to 2048×1536 mp4s using Apple Compressor. These files play correctly on my Mac, but iTunes ...
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Quicktime failing to join (or save joined) video clips

I have a pair of video clips (mp4) that I would like to join into 1. The internet tells me that I can do this with Quicktime. Unfortunately, whenever I try exporting joined clips, with clips of ...
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Why does a video file get bigger after editing it with iMovie?

Input File: Kind: MPEG-4 File Size: 305 MB Dimensions: 640 x 360 Codecs: H.264, AAC Duration: 52:07 Audio Channels: 2 After using iMovie to trim a bit from the beginning and end of the file, I tried ...
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How to interpret the USB MacBook maximum monitor resolution?

I'm wondering if a macbook (USB C only) can support a 49" (5120 x 1440) monitor display. The 2018 Macbook has the Intel® HD Graphics 615 card (per specifications). The Intel website for this ...
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Export video to Live Photo

So everywhere I see how to convert a Live Photo into a video or a gif, but how do you save a video as a Live Photo? The goal here is to take a video and make a Live Photo for use on iOS lock screen.
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View App Preview Video from App Store with web browser

There is a web preview out there, but that is different from the App Store app directly on an iPhone. E.g. I can't watch the video, which some app developer offer to show/explain an app. See App ...
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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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iPhone and iCloud storage not fill but isn't allowing me to take a picture

i have an ihphone X with 64GB of storage and 200GB of icloud storage. as you can see bellow both of them have still available space. Unfortunatelytely the "iPhone storage full, can't take a picture" ...
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Airdrop or export multiple original quality videos from iOS Photos app

My Photos library has a few large videos in it encoded in HEVC. I am trying to export specific videos out of it in original quality, but I can't find a way to do this effectively. Airdropping seems ...
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Play folder with right button with VLC

as a "switcher" I have discovered one functionally that I like in Windows and I don't see in Mac. I want to play all the media files in a folder with VLC with the right click and "Play all" but in ...
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How to use youtube-dl --cookies

How do I use the --cookies option to youtube-dl to download a Youtube video? Can anyone provide a worked example of how to obtain the relevant cookies for Youtube and put it in the appropriate format ...
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Did Apple deliberately slow down my Mac?

I have a 17-inch MacBook Pro with 2.53 GHz Intel Core i5 8 GB 1067 MHz DDR3. I purchased some kids videos from iTunes in 2015/2016 to entertain my kid. Those videos played flawlessly then. Today, in ...
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Cheap way to import MiniDV video into macOS?

I have some home videos stored on MiniDV media and am currently able to watch them by connecting the camcorder's RCA cable to my TV. However, I am looking to digitise my collection of home videos, and,...