Questions tagged [mac]

Mac is short for Macintosh, a brand of computers created and sold by Apple Inc. Apple currently produces several lines of Macintosh computers including the iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and MacBook. All current Macs ship with OS X Lion.

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Why won't certain videos preview in MacOS Finder any more?

It used to be possible to preview all ProRes and PNG sequence .mov video files in the Finder in MacOS, by selecting the file and pressing the spacebar. Now it isn't. It's a pain. Is there a workaround?...
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iMovie 4K resolution to Keynote – apparent loss of resolution

I exported a 4k resolution video from iMovie on my MacBook Pro. I imported it into Keynote in order to crop it. I noticed that upon exporting from Keynote, the resolution of the video was markedly ...
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How do I prevent Wirecast from crashing?

I'm attempt to livestream from a 2016 MacBook Pro, but for some reason Wirecast (12.2.1) crashes. It doesn't matter what I'm doing, it only stays open for a couple of minutes, then it just completely ...
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Convert to ProRes with ffmpeg adds unwanted contrast to footage

I'm trying to convert H.264 footage from a Panasonic EVA1 camera to Apple ProRes with ffmpeg. However no matter which setting I use, the output file has slightly more contrast than the original input ...
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FFmpeg, record screen region on Mac

I am trying to record a screen region on Mac using FFmpeg. I have a solution using avfoundation device to grab the screen and using a filter to crop down to the screen region. This works fine for ...
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Transcoding AVCHD MTS to Motion JPEG on a Mac

Bigtime video neophyte and I've not been able to figure this out after a day of trying. Hopefully this isn't a big deal - pls assume I know nothing. I have some AVCHD MTS files from my camcorder ...
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Connect a Sony HandyCam to a MacBookPro for streaming

I have a Sony HDR-CX330 HandyCam which does a good job recording low light events for us. Now I would like to stream some of these events live. The Camera has HDMI out, but I'm not sure how I get ...
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video recorded with Mac's Photo Booth doesn't match session length. Can this be fixed?

A while ago I recorded a video with a friend which I didn't examine or watch until today. Upon opening it, I realized that the whole 15 minute video session had somehow only saved four seconds. We ...
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privacy: the easiest way to blur out some location specific objects in a video

My customer sent me a video, where she wishes to hide all location specific objects. The video viewer should not recognize where the video was filmed. To blur out the location specific object, a ...
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Noticeable video delay when connecting to laptop and DSLR + external mic

I have a Canon EOS RP DSLR camera that is connected to the adapter through the battery, and plugged into a Pengo HDMI capture device, which is plugged into a USB hub (contains 16 USB ports), plugged ...
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How to transcode HEVC footage on a mac if you don't have CC2018 yet [duplicate]

Is there a good free way to convert iPhone HEVC footage to .mov prores or something similar using a Mac (MacOS 10.12) with Premiere CC 2017? Googling provides lots of unreliable looking apps from ...
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Can I use a Linux Render Farm with a MAC Workstation running Adobe Premiere?

I am building a render farm running linux and I would like to be able to send my adobe projects to it for rendering from a mac workstation. I see that it's doable with a windows workstation(Build ...
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How to create a video that can be uploaded to Twitter in Mac?

I'm using Mac to make videos. I have iMovie and Final Cut Pro. It seems that the videos that can be uploaded to Twitter have a specific formats. Does anyone know what's the easiest way to make such a ...
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What’s the best way to use a Canon 60D as a webcam on MacOS?

I want to use my Canon 60D as a webcam. I have tried using CameraLive2 and CamTwist as outlined here: https://swizec.com/blog/connected-canon-dslr-webcam/swizec/7477 It seems to disconnect after a ...
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How to remove a small 2 second portion of audio from an mpeg video file in Mac?

I currently have a 1 minute long video where in the beginning of the video someone says something inappropriate. I was wondering what the easiest way to silence that part of the video would be. I am ...
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Warning icon next to video file name in Adobe Creative Cloud folder?

Does anyone know what this little warning icon means? It's showing up in the Creative Cloud folder, and whenever I import the video into Premiere, pressing the play button does nothing. Thanks for the ...
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What is the best tool for creating simple iOS demo videos

I need to create some simple video tutorials for an iOS app. The tutorials will consist largely of screen footage showing the app being used with voice over and some titles. I know how to capture the ...
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Anyone with Mac Pro, please help for CPU advice

I'm about to buy a Mac Pro, possibly an iMac instead, in a few days for extensive 3D and video work. I was able to try an online CPU stress test which renders complex video frames on the iMac but I ...
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Looking for recommendations on editing Premier Pro on a MacBook Pro [closed]

My MacBook Pro died today and I am looking for solid advice on a replacement that will be best for working with Adobe Premier Pro 6. Apple has the new 13" Retina Display and the regular flavor. I ...
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Audio/Video “Drift” on Mac (even when recording them using separate apps)

I have an older version of Screenflow (ver 6.x) and I find that it's getting so that my videos are falling out of sync with the audio (only noticed this lately, not sure if it is tied to newer ...
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Can I use Apple Compressor software to convert mkv files to mp4

I use Final Cut Pro X. I am planning to buy Compressor software too which gives me options in exporting my video. Can this same software be used for converting mkv files to mp4 because Final Cut Pro X ...
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How can I use the rear facing camera on my phone and use my computer as a monitor so I can see myself while filming?

So far I am using the front facing camera on my phone to shoot videos so that I can see how I am framed, etc. It's a decent quality ... ... However, I'm aware that on most phones the rear facing ...
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Auto-combine and sync video of one file, with audio of another

⌘ On Mac, How do I automatically combine 2 files with similar video data, using: 1 file with good video, 1 with good audio, and have them auto-sync via matching video frames? 📄 Provided files Say I ...
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Virtual webcams under MacOS 10.15 or later

Has anyone managed to get a virtual webcam functioning under MacOS 10.15 or later? I used to use CamTwist but it doesn't seem to appear as a source in Google Hangouts any more. Apparently WireCast ...
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How to record video locally during a video conference on a mac

When I record video interviews over Hangouts / Skype / Zoom, I often ask the guest to record the audio locally using QuickTime Player, then get them to send me the audio file afterwards. I also record ...
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How can I record from do multi iPhone cameras

I’ve been asked to provide a cost effective solution for recording a church service. I need to use three cameras in three different locations. There is a Mac onsite that I will be recording to. I need ...
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Best video format for a retired PowerPC (iBook G4)?

We have a retired iBook G4, it plays H.264 quite laggy. My question is what is the best video format optimizing for Battery Life on a PowerPC? Bonus question: Is there a free batch converter for ...
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Video not playing in mac

I use a OnePlus 6 mobile for recording videos and so far I have never transferred the video to my Macbook Pro, however, I recently copied all my videos to learn video editing. All videos play ...
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How do I join multiple glob inputs into a time lapse with ffmpeg?

I'm trying to combine image files from multiple directories into one combined time lapse using ffmpeg, but when running this code, only the first directory is used in the time lapse. How do I combine ...
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Free mac-native subtitle editing

I sometimes need to generate lots of subtitles for a video file. I've been using Aegisub, but it hasn't been updated since 2014, and I'm wondering if there's a better alternative. I export an .srt ...
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How to flip a clip in iMove 10.1.9 for OSX

It seems I can find an answer to this question for every version of iMovie except 10.1.9. There is no Adjust menu in the upper menu bar. There is no Advanced Tools option in the preferences. The only ...
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How to make a video presentation with a video of the slideshow and a video of me speaking in the corner?

I am a teacher and I am trying to sync my slideshow presentation to a video of me speaking about the slideshow presentation. I'm trying to make it so that the presentation takes up most of the screen, ...
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Best free tool for video compression on Mac [duplicate]

I'm editing 'every day' videos with Adobe Premiere like holidays videos. Footages are taken from SLR cameras. I need to share those videos and of course compress it before. Several years ago, i used ...

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