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Questions tagged [quicktime]

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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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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Quicktime Keynote Presentation slides do not playback correctly

I'm recording a Keynote presentation using Quicktime. The slides are simple photos with text, and no transitions are being used. I'm making the recording from within Keynote using Play>Record ...
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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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How to fix a .mov file in hex editor from Photo Booth crash on OS X?

I was recording a ~4GB video using Photo Booth on OS X. The program terminated for some reason (unsure of whether it was computer sleep or something else). I have a corrupted file of about 4GB in ...
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irfanview show .mov videos in main window

I'm using irfanview as my main image viewer, however I'm a bit annoyed by the fact that .mov files (from my smartphone) are played in an external window (either quicktime or the other external video ...
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How can I play old Final Cut Pro .mov files? (VLC only plays the audio.)

A few years ago, I exported some .mov files from Final Cut Pro on my old Mac Pro. I am positive that I made them self-contained files, so they didn't need to reference the original footage. I backed ...
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no sound playing old quicktime videos on windows 7

I have an old video (2005) that doesn't play sound but actually it did before! I don't understand why. I downloaded QuickTime player 7.7.6 but still nothing. Please, anybody help me
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Lossless H.264 MP4 file created from images cannot be played in QuickTime

I'm trying to find the optimum settings for creating a .mp4 file that will load easilly both on Mac and Windows. Right now with these settings f image2 -pattern_type glob -i '*.png' -vcodec libx264 -...
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Why can't Quicktime play a movie file encoded by FFmpeg? [duplicate]

When I try to open a movie I just created with the command: ffmpeg -pattern_type glob -i '*.JPG' -s 640x480 movie.mp4 I get an error from QuickTime: The document “movie.mp4” could not be opened. ...
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Why doesn't my audio work in Quicktime (but does in other players) when combining an mp3 and video file using FFmpeg?

I'm trying to denoise the audio in a video. I've determined that this isn't really possible in ffmpeg, so I've extracted the audio from the video this way. $ ffmpeg -i found1-1.mp4 audio.mp3 $ ffmpeg ...
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Prevent Blur in Gameplay .mov

So I've been uploading videos of Hyrule Total War onto Youtube, but keep experiencing a bunch of blurring of my video when I move the camera. After recording in FRAPS, the raw footage looks perfect, ...
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Transcoding Video to QuickTime Animation (RLE)

I need to transcode video created using the Camstudio Lossless Codec into the QuickTime RLE format in order to get it to work with some other software. What methods can I use to convert the video? I ...
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Why has the ratio on my video changed between programs?

I am using a Mac and have set my video 1440 x 1080 Codec set to H.264, this shows up on quicktime fine as well as any video sharing websites, youtube for example. However when put onto a pc using ...
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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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Quicktime Video not playing on Google Chrome even after installing plug-in

Even after downloading QuickTime for Windows from Apple website , the video on the following URL still resists to play. http://www.mhvt.net/quicktime/eng/vtc/affiliate_spam/folder_permission.php
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Audio export settings used by QuickTime Player on OS X Mavericks

Can someone please post, in as much detail as possible, which AAC audio profile and bitrate settings Quicktime utilizes during an export on OS X Mavericks (10.9) when choosing File > Export > Audio ...
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Finite looping a video file in quicktime or MP4 container and keeping file size down to single loop original size?

I'm trying to find a way to create a very long but finite (limit of 100x) looping movie from a 2 mintue clip, and keep the file size down to only the original single loop. (So am hoping a container ...
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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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Does .mov files keep the layers made in Adobe After Effects?

I have a video in .mov format. Is there any way, after I import it to After Effects, to see the effects which are used and change the content ?
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.MOV file has audio synchronization errors in any editor but plays fine in VLC

I have a .mov file with H.264 1080p video and raw 16-bit PCM audio that I need to edit (remove a portion of). The original file plays fine in Gnome's movie player and VLC but as soon as I open the ...
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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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Trimming videos - quicktime vs. mplayer/ffmpeg stack

I have several mp4 video files (H.264, AAC) from which I want to trim a few seconds at the beginning and the end. I used Quicktime Player 7 and MPEG Streamclip for this. The generated files are a bit ...
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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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How to embed subtitles to .Mov files for Quicktime?

I couldn't find a free way to do it, is there a way to embed subtitles free, without watermarks or time limitation ? I should not convert the video to any format, last format must be .mov, also the ...
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FFmpeg can't convert MOV to FLV

When i try to convert a .mov file to .flv i get this type of output. I get error Invalid sample format '(null)' Error opening filters!. When I convert .avi or .mp4 I get no errors. I'm on ...
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How to make a MediaMonkey decode .MOV files?

I did search the MediaMonkey forum and didn't get any answer. I installed MediaMonkey and QuickTime. Everything works except .mov files. I installed K Lite 32-bit and 64-bit, but that did not not ...
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what is missing in this ffmpeg statement to create a working video conversion

I want to convert videos to a format that my camera reads with ffmpeg. I have some sample videos from the camera and analyzed them with mplayer -frames 0 -identify DSCN0001.mov and with ffprobe ...
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How VLC player achieves playing MOV files without any codecs installed?

What is the "magic" and why picasa or windows live galery, XnViewer can not play them in the same way?