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QuickTime is a media framework developed by Apple. It is mostly known for its QuickTime Player, which is available for Mac OS X and Windows platforms.

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EXIFTOOL, track creation date, and timezone

I am trying to make sense of the QuickTime/TrackCreateDate value obtained for a file created by camera recording on an iPhone 15, latest OS. In this case, I was in Japan at the time. According to ...
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ffmpeg png to mov keep exact colors

When I convert a PNG sequence to a h264 (yuv420p) movie and read the color values via FFmpeg's rawvideo pipe output, the values on each pixel is slightly modified. This is how I write my image: import ...
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Stream an MP4 file via HTTP in a QuickTime-compatible format using FFmpeg

QuickTime supports streaming from an HTTP server, for instance try opening https://ia801307.us.archive.org/18/items/kontikipart2/kontikipart2.mp4 via File -> Open Location. However, streaming the ...
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A/V Controls button for Slow motion in QuickTime Player (10.5)?

I find that Apple answers this question Slow motion in QuickTime Player (10.5) in Mac? From https://discussions.apple.com/thread/250493652 You can use the keyboard shortcuts below for slow motion ...
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Enabling all sound tracks in a .mov via ffmpeg

I run the following command: ffmpeg -i "SToutput.wav" -filter_complex "[0:a]channelsplit=channel_layout=stereo[left][right]" -map "[left]" -map "[right]" -c:a ...
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ffmpeg last frame freezes, audio keeps playing

I'm using fffmpeg to cut an H.264 video into specific shots. I need it to be frame accurate, which isnt a problem if I only encode video (now that I know how to calculate the ms from the number of ...
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There is a greyscale in my alpha mask I extracted from a .mov file, is there any way to make the alpha mask .mov only white and black?

so what the title says. I've never used ffmpeg before but I really need to extract an alpha mask for a project. The problem is a grey color which should be white so when I merge it with the main video ...
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video file issue - unable to extract or open file on mac os x

I decided to download one movie from torrent and the description says Video ID : 1 Format : AVC Format/Info ...
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Quicktime Player Resizing Window

How can I resize the window while a video is opened with Quicktime Player freely? For instance resizing the width resizes the length along with it, vice versa. I wouldn't mind to have black bars on ...
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Mp4 file that plays fine on Windows Quicktime but video frames not in order and out of sync with audio in VLC

Someone has sent me a video that I wish to embed into a presentation I'm building. However, it doesn't play back as the author intended either embedded or standalone. I suspect was encoded on a Mac, ...
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How to convert MOV (with Alpha) to MP4 (with ALpha) - using FFmpeg [closed]

I am trying to convert a MOV (with alpha channel) to WebM and Mp4 (with Alpha channel) using FFmpeg. The WebM video is coming with the Alpha channel. But the video is not supported in SAFARI Browser. ...
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What ffmpeg command would convert a video for iPad/iPhone in 2021?

One of the answers almost a year ago was to use the following command: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec libx264 -profile:v main -level 3.1 -preset medium -crf 23 -x264-params ref=4 -acodec copy -movflags +...
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Unable to use quicktime player to do screen recording on my Mac

It used to work, because I distinctly remember using it. But for some reasons, it no longer does. I was trying to use quicktime player to do a quick screen recording. I opened quicktime player, I ...
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FFMpeg seek mkv x265 to x264 start + end generate bad duration and black output

I don't understand if I am missing a parameter or am I wrong to understand the documentation. I have a program that forces me to use FFmpeg (so I can't use ffprobe). FFMpeg I am using "N-99928-...
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Keeping metadata in FFmpeg image sequence to video

When creating a video from an image sequence with FFmpeg, how do I also copy the metadata from the first image in the image sequence (within reason: creation date, GPS coordinates, etc.; maybe not ...
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Corrupted video download [closed]

I'm using a video downloader on Chrome to download videos. It worked perfectly fine, but recently, when I try to download videos using that extension, the downloaded videos can't be opened in ...
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Unable to play a local mp4 video on macOS Virtual Machine (running on Mac Pro host)

I am unable to play a local mp4 video on macOS Virtual Machine running on Mac Pro host. The video doesn't play in QuickTime Safari The video does play in Firefox. Also, the same video plays just ...
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Why does QuickTime not play a video with CRF of 0, but is happy with 10?

I'm experimenting with video compression using ffmpeg (version 4.2.2), and used this command: ffmpeg -i old.mp4 -c:v libx264 -crf 0 -preset fast newCrf0.mp4 but the resulting video would not play on ...
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ffmpeg MOOV Atom on a ProRes file?

We have been asked by a client to create a ProRes QT file (.mov) but specifically asked to "The moov atom (movie index file) should be placed at the beginning of the file." I have been reading around ...
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How can I use QuickTime to record two monitors?

I'd like to record my pairing so I can watch it back for improvements. Quicktime seems the easiest (and most trustworthy, given this is a work machine) solution to this but it only records on one of ...
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ffmpeg stuck in generating thumbnail of video

I'm currently writing a script to create thumbnails of videos in a folder, but as soon as ffmpeg hits a .mov video, it gets stuck. The videos were taken on an iphone at 4k 60fps and can be played back ...
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How can I imitate the video codec of a Canon DSLR?

I have a Canon EOS Rebel SL1 (100D) with a stuck pixel in the screen that really bothers me out. I'm trying to play one of these "dead pixel fixer" videos on the camera in order to bring it to life ...
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How can I remove 14 of 16 audio channels from a MOV file using FFmpeg?

I'm new to FFMPEG so I need some help from some professional users. I have a relative simple task: I have some MOV files with a single audio track that contains 16 channels. I want to remove the ...
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MP4 video file does not play audio in Quicktime on macOS 10.14

Consider the following MP4 audio file, with the following codec information (Cmd+I in VLC): When I open this file with QuickTime, or QuickLook, this file does not play with audio. However, when I ...
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VLC 3.0.6 restart on .mov file but is able to convert them to .mp4

When I try to watch a .mov file VLC (3.0.6) keeps restarting (I need to kill the app using Task Manager). The same VLC manages to convert this file into .mp4 and then play this correctly .mp4 Update:...
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I want to convert jpg image sequence in folder to mov by adding windows context menu for a folder

I am using ffmpeg code to convert the available jpg sequence to mov(Photojpg) ffmpeg -f image2 -r 24 -start_number 1001 -i /ip/Seq/image.%04d.jpg -y -xerror -vcodec copy -r 24 /ip/Seq/movie.mov But ...
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What is the simplest way to integrate screencasts with trello in the fewest number of steps in OSX?

What is the simplest means for opening a trello card, and creating from within it a screencast which will be attached to it? The goal is seamless attachment of a 5- 10 second screencast which makes ...
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Quicktime default window position

I use Quicktime a lot to record audio, screen recordings, and movie recordings. But each time I open the app the window position is in the upper left corner, regardless of where I positioned it in the ...
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mov's play without sound unless in iMovie

I have a lot of videos from a Canon mini dv video camera. I imported them from my camera into iMovie, so now I have them all in an event. The videos play perfectly fine in iMovie. I tried to copy ...
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How can a video File (.MOV) play perfectly in VLC and other players but not open in Premiere Pro?

A four Gig Quicktime (.MOV) video file (a video taken on an iPhone) plays perfectly on VLC, Windows Media Player and PotPlayer but when imported into Adobe Premiere Pro 5.5 the following error message ...
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How do I extract a QuickTime text track using FFMPEG?

I have a .mov container with a QuickTime text track which QuickTime uses to display chapter markers. In the QuickTime 7 Pro User's Guide, the description for how to do this is in Editing and Authoring ...
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Quicktime .mov - Specify a Movie Header timescale of 24000

When I run my 24fps Quicktime mov files through an FFmpeg transcode they are coming out with a Movie Header timescale of 1000, when the source file has a timescale of 24000. This low timescale value ...
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AppleScript - Advanced functions to improve steps / reduce code

I'm trying to reduce the number of steps and and increase performance for my applescript, I just wondered if there are some common functions I can employ. Here's an example script... tell ...
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Re-encode 4K video to H.265/HEVC with FFmpeg for playback in QuickTime

I have a one hour 4K video which was weighing in at 10 GB. I thought I'd try re-encoding to HEVC using FFmpeg to try to save space, something I hadn't tried before. However, I switched the container ...
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Combine MOV video files

I'm on Arch Linux 4.13.10 and I'd like to combine multiple .MOV files shot with a Canon EOS camera. I tried to convert the files to transport streams (.ts files) using FFmpeg, as shown here, but ...
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How to accurately split and combine videos with ffmpeg respecting inpoint/outpoint

I'm learning how to split and combine videos with ffmpeg. Presently I'm practicing on a 799 KB MP4, one_through_ten-timestamped.mp4, where each frame has a burnt-in "frame number" (up to frame 40, the ...
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How do I tell what the timestamp is for a frame in VLC?

I'm using VLC 2.2.6 without additional extensions and I'd like to know the time a frame occurs in a video file. I can move forward frame by frame with the E key. Here's an example: The video file has ...
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Batch export selected videos with QuickTime Player 7 using specific export settings?

How can I either use applescript or Automator to batch export video files I have selected in Finder, but NOT using the "Encode Selected Video Files" service method, which only has 4 formats to choose ...
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How to change audio bitrate to exactly 85 Kbps and preserve video setting?

When I try to change the audio bitrate for my video, also my video output is lower than it should be. Also my output video should be in MOV format. I tried: ./ffmpeg -i myvideo.mov.mp4 -b:a 85k ...
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How do I fix a corrupted iTunes installation on Windows 7?

Right now, I'm following these instructions attempting to remove all Apple software from the Windows 7 computer I'm working on. When trying to remove iTunes and QuickTime, for both I was constantly ...
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Windows 10 Pro/Enterprise bug when dealing with large MOV files

We have identified a problem with Windows 10 Pro/Enterprise when dealing with large .MOV files (60-100GB in size). I am a System Administrator and have now witnessed this issue on dozens of our ...
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How can I determine which process or service is using COM Surrogate

I've been having this problem for a while on both Win7 and Win10 machines: When I browse to a folder with a certain kind of file in it -- Specifically, large Quicktime files ~100GB -- Windows seizes ...
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Quicktime Version 7.7.9 On Windows 10 64-bit

I've just installed Quicktime Version 7.7.9 (1680.95.84) on my PC, which uses Windows 10 64-bit. However, when I try to run it, I am informed 'Some of your Quicktime software is out of date'. Can ...
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Splitting up mp4 files with ffmpeg results in black videos

I'm trying to split a long video in mp4 format into 60 second sections: ffmpeg -i YDXJ0028.mp4 -c copy -segment_time 60 -f segment YDXJ0028_%03d.mp4 This kind produces the segmented video files, but ...
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How can I change the language metadata with ffmpeg without converting video?

I want just to change in a MOV video the language from English to Spanish. I'm using ffmpeg -i in.mov -metadata:s:1:1 language=spa out.mov I add out.mov because is mandatory, but I don't want to ...
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Quicktime Screen Recording Lower Frame Rate

I'm on mac, I'd like to screen record. But I want it to record a frame every second or so, or every minute or so (as opposed to 30fps). So when someone plays the video it will look sped up. Is there ...
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QuickTime can't play mp4 generated by ffmpeg without converting first

I've created a .mkv file from a DVD using MakeMKV that I've then converted to .mp4 using ffmpeg: ffmpeg -i title00.mkv -c copy -c:s copy output.mp4 Now when I try opening the .mp4 file using ...
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Command line way to flatten a multi-channel-audio .Mov into a single-channel-audio .Mov?

Caveat: I'm not very familiar with audio codecs and terminology, so it could be that I'm not using the correct words to describe what I want to do. I've attempted to make that clear. I'm using ecamm'...
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Is there a 64 bit version of quicktime for windows 10?

Is there a 64 bit quicktime version for windows 10? All the descriptions that I have found on-line don't state either 32 or 64bit.
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How can I install Quicktime player to Windows 10?

I would like to play a movie in the web and a webpage ask me, download Quicktime plugin. I opened up this web page and I tryed download and install Quicktime But when I tried install I get this ...
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