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External monitor automatically dims when fullscreen

There are several posts and related questions here and on Google but all of them seem to only work for the Macbook screen itselfs I have an external monitor for my macbook air. I'm sure Apple have ...
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Suggestions for cutting/clipping videos on Mac OS X (iMovie produces very large files)?

I need to cut out parts of a video (+ the associated audio, of course) to make a short clip. For example, take 2 minutes from one location, 3 minutes from another part of the video, 30 seconds from ...
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Automated conversion of .dvdmedia(VOBs) to format Plex can handle on a Mac?

I'm super impressed by Plex, and I'd like to convert all my old dvdmedia files into a format that it can understand. I have quite a few of them (the product of a dvd library being ripped to work with ...
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How can I make quicklook loop previewed videos?

When I use Quick Look in the Finder to preview an mp4 I would prefer if the videos looped over and over instead of stopping at the end, because the play back button is really tiny and hard to click. ...
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Can't get DVD to play

I have a Mac and I loaded a DVD but it is not playing. I see the DVD player in applications but I can't access as it is grey and when I click on it nothing happens. What do I do?
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MAC Rename files and move them automatically scripting

I want a shell script that runs on a Mac, that when ran, looks for a few things and transfers video files to a specific location on another drive. So when I put in an SD card, I want the script to ...
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Why does Netflix perform better (more efficiently) in full-screen mode?

I noticed the other day that when watching a movie on Netflix in Chrome on my Retina MacBook Pro, the fans would spin up more quickly when I was just watching the video in a single tab in a regular ...
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How to delay audio?

I have a chromecast, which streams video to my tv with about a two second lag. Audio streaming has not yet been implemented for the feature I'm using. The audio still comes out of my computer ...
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Unable to open a .img file in mac OSx 10.9

I was recently in a car accident on private property and was given a CD-R with what I thought was a video from one of the surveillance cameras. When I insert the disk into my macbook pro running 10.9 ...
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How can I use Quicktime to record my screen with sound?

I know how to do a screen capture with audio. I already installed Soundflower. I select the output to Soundflower, and I set the setting on my Quicktime. My question is...how can I also listen to ...
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OS X uploads .mp4 as quicktime? Changes metadata

I'm running into a rather peculiar issue uploading .mp4 from any browser on OS X. I'm using ffmpeg to convert files and .mp4's uploaded from OS X are causing issues. First off, the file I'm uploading ...
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Join AVI and WMV into an AVI

I have a WMV files and two AVI files I need to concatenate into one video file as an AVI file. What the quickest and easiest way to do this on OSX?
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Connecting OS X MacBook Pro to DirecTV DVR

I have a DirecTV DVR which soon will be replaced. The local phone carrier has wired fiber-to-the-door and that DirecTV sat service will soon be history. I have irreplaceable video recordings on the ...
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695 views

Metadata editor for quicktime (.mov) files

My photo camera records video as .mov files. They have some metadata (in the XMP format?), which I can read using exiftool. For example, to get only the metadata related to dates/times I can do: $ ...
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How to trim a translated video (with an srt file) on OSX?

I need to trim some inappropriate scenes from a video translated with an srt file. How can I do this without merging the srt with the video file.
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Get black picture when using frei0r filter with ffmpeg on Mac OS

When trying to add a perspective filter on a video using ffmpeg I get a black picture with sound when the resulting format is MP4. ffmpeg -i 2416593.flv -vf "frei0r=perspective:0.2/0.2:0.8/0.2" ...
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How do I list video files resolution?

I want to get a list of all my video files (mkv, mp4, avi etc) and their resolution, so I can see which SD video files need to be upgraded to HD. I mainly need a method (or a program) for windows, but ...
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What in the world is a .el8 file?

I am taking an online Latin class, and they gave me a video to watch. A .el8. What? el8? I have never heard of that in my life. It's supposed to be a video, so I tried renaming it to a .mov (Latin ...
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Final cut auto split on black frames

i'm new to Final Cut Pro X. I'm wondering if there's a function that automatically splits a clip into pieces every time there's a black scene. It's quite common to cover the camera after each scene. ...
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Skype video turns off

I've been having a problem with Skype on a Mac System running 10.8. Whenever I start a video call with a contact, my video feed turns itself off after various amounts of time. The option to turn the ...
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1answer
469 views

AppleScript + Quicktime: Start and stop a movie recording and export it to disk

Attempting to start a screen recording, wait a few seconds, stop the recording and export saved recording to disk. Versions AppleScript 2.2.4 QuickTime: 10.2 AppleScript set filePath to "" & ...
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How to Add/Remove subtitles in an MKV file?

I have a good quality MKV file that has several subtitle options. I want to add an additional subtitle file to the list. Some search online led me to use video converters, and basically re-encode the ...
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1answer
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Finding when a particular video was last viewed on a Macbook Pro

Me and my little brother just got a speeding fine on a trip we both take, but we're not sure who was driving. I know my little brother's been watching a particular series of videos on his Macbook Pro ...
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An .mov video that is upside down in Windows appears right side up in OSX

I have an MacBookPro with Windows installed via BootCamp. I copied a video off the iPhone and saved it on the windows partition. The thumbnail of the video looks upside down. When I play it in ...
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Edit QuickTime movie and track headers

I have files captured with a GoPro camera that was not properly set up with the correct time and date, leaving me with a set of .mp4 videos that have invalid timestamps in the headers. Exiftool ...
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2k views

Play video with slower playback speed on OS X

I have a movie that I shot at 240 frames per second. I'd like to play it back at 24 frames per second on my Mac. How can I do this? How do I slow down playback to 10% speed for an MP4 file?
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How to create a slow motion version of an MTS / AVCHD movie on OS X?

I have an MTS file recorded at 60pfs. I want to save a version of it that's playing at 1/2 speed with 30fps, which I can e.g. upload to Youtube for such slow motion playback there. How can I do that ...
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Fix an m4v video that has lagging audio (audio and video out of sync)

Here's a similar question for windows: Tool to fix video that's out of sync with audio? I'm hoping to solve this problem on a Mac. I've tried Handbrake and Avidemux (the latter seems to have an ...
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How can I change my Mac screen resolution without scaling to fit my monitor?

I know how to change my screen resolution, but I'm looking for a way to display a 1280 × 786 region in the centre of my display, without it being stretched to fit my 27" monitor! My goal to record ...
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1answer
257 views

How to transcode with Videolan with video filters?

Am using this command: /Applications/VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/VLC Movies/Ironman.avi --start-time 4320 --stop-time 4860 --transform-type=180 --video-filter=invert ...
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Annotating screen recording done with QuickTime?

I have done a couple of screen recordings that I am currently touching up. I have done them using the built-in QuickTime screen recording function. Now I would like to create text annotations, like ...
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871 views

How to perform automatic, lossless cutting / splitting / chopping of video files?

I have various video files in H264 / xvid / mp4 / avi codecs/containers. Some of them are very long and I'd like to chop them down into 10 minute long segments. Are there any tools that can ...
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How to make a timelapse?

I have 238gb of timelapse photos which was taken over a period of twenty days and all the photos are split up into 20 folders. I would like to put this together into a timelapse, I tried using ...
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Command-line tool to split video at timepoints? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Script for cutting videos based on edit list I have an hour-long video that I want to split into individual clips at arbitrary timepoints. I could do this by hand in ...
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ffmpeg trimmed video does not support jumping to a time position

After a video is cut, the player (mplayer) cannot jump to a specific time position anymore. Clicking the timeline will usually end the playback. How can this be fixed?
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Date of videos seen differently by Picasa and by the filesystem

I have several photos and videos in a particular picasa folder, which I've sorted by date. But I've noticed that some of the videos are appearing out of order. Upon closer inspection, I see the date ...
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Is there a command analogous to afinfo for videos on a Mac OS X?

OS X has the command afinfo to fetch audio file info. Is there a similar command to fetch video file info for videos (mov,m4v) other than the mdls command?
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What video format(s) should be used to serve Macs, PCs, and Mobile Devices?

In 2007, I started a site based on streaming and downloading poker strategy videos. At that point in time, the best solution I came up with for supporting users of Macs and PCs was to provide the ...
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Is there a working method for recreating a quicktime video resource fork?

A few years ago, I backed up a directory of family movies in quicktime format to my NAS. Unfortunately, only the data files went, and NOT the resource forks. Months later when I went to import those ...
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Permanent “automatic” deinterlace in VLC in OS X

VLC has an "Off", "On" and "Automatic" setting for deinterlace in the menu. It defaults to "Off" and the option is reset after VLC exits. I also know that in the settings I can permanently enable ...
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Extracting every frame from video file as image in OS X

What I want to do is extract every frame of a video file and output the images. I tried using VLC's commands through terminal, however it seems to be skipping frames, even though I turned off "skip ...
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What programs to use for Animated Cartoon Video

I want to make a video similar to this one, which includes a lot of animation and text (click to view): But what software would you use for this? Would Illustrator + After Effects be enough?
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Stream Screen-Content over Network to DLNA TV

So i got this new TV that is DLNA compliant and can play video files and streams from the network. This works great already with files from a streaming server (Windows Server running Serviio) inside ...
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.mp4 video plays in Safari desktop but NOT Safari iPad

I'm redoing my website with HTML5 video and have it working fine on the desktop already. However, on the iPad, it loads, but does not play. For the video I'm using the iPad defaults in Adobe Media ...
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How to change which frame is grabbed for the finder icon of a movie file for Mac OS X Finder?

Movie files show in Mac OS X Finder with an example frame from the movie. Unfortunately, it's captured from fairly early in the movie, so that different episodes of a series, or perhaps different ...
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How can I extract stills from a movie?

I would like to make a flipbook from a movie I made on my Mac. Is there any software that will extract, say 100 representative frames from 2 minutes of motion, or do I need to make screenshots ...
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1answer
294 views

How do I compress multiple videos for the web using a Mac?

I'm uploading some videos to Google + and it's taking forever! So I'd like to compress the videos so they don't take so long to upload. I am aware that quicktime has a compression feature to upload ...
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2k views

OS X Software to remove Audio from Video

I need to remove the audio track from a video file (it is a .mov file). Which is the best free software to do this on a Mac?
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What program can I use to make animated videos with Mac?

I've seen a lot of these cool info-diagram style voice-over videos like this one for Google Plus One: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAyUNI3_V2c&feature=player_embedded What types of tools ...
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What OS X software do I need to produce a video like this

Watch this video. What I like is the ease with which user is able to write or draw anything. Also I like the way he is able to use different colors. I have a Mac and I would like to produce a videos ...