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QuickTime Player 7 includes built-in information about QuickTime Player 7 and QuickTime 7 Pro, including shortcuts, tips, and instructions for controlling playback. Open QuickTime Player 7, then choose Help > QuickTime Player Help. The QuickTime page on Apple's support site includes links to QuickTime manuals, support articles, software updates, and more. You can also search for information across the entire website. Join the conversation in Apple Support Communities, where you can find and share QuickTime solutions with Apple users from around the world. The QuickTime 7 User's Guide includes information about QuickTime Player 7 and the playback, editing, and authoring features of QuickTime 7 Pro.
Important: QuickTime 7 for Windows is no longer supported by Apple. New versions of Windows since 2009 have included support for the key media formats, such as H.264 and AAC, that QuickTime 7 enabled. All current Windows web browsers support video without the need for browser plug-ins. If you no longer need QuickTime 7 on your PC, follow the instructions for uninstalling QuickTime 7 for Windows. What's New in QuickTime 7.7.9 QuickTime 7.7.9 contains security updates and is recommended for all QuickTime 7 users on Windows. For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222. The QuickTime web browser plug-in is no longer installed by default and is removed if you have a previous version of QuickTime on your PC. If you still need this legacy plug-in, you can add it back using the custom setup option in the installer. QuickTime 7 is for use with Windows Vista or Windows 7. If installed on other versions of Windows, it may not offer full functionality. Notice to QuickTime 6 Pro users Installing QuickTime 7 or later will disable the QuickTime Pro functionality in prior versions of QuickTime , such as QuickTime 6. If you are a QuickTime 6 Pro user, see this article: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT201691#compatibility before proceeding with this installation.
QuickTime Player 7 supports older media formats, such as QTVR, interactive QuickTime movies, and MIDI files on Snow Leopard and OS X Lion. It also accepts QuickTime 7 Pro registration codes, which turn on QuickTime Pro functions. QuickTime Player 7 will be installed in the Utilities folder in the Applications folder. For more information, see: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3678.
Use the playback controls to play, pause, rewind, fast-forward, adjust volume, and take other actions. The controls appear when you move your pointer over the QuickTime Player window, and they hide when you move your pointer away. To move quickly forward or backward through the timeline, swipe with two fingers on your trackpad, scroll with your mouse, or drag the handle in the timeline. You can also repeatedly click fast-forward or rewind to increase playback speed in increments. To view a video in full screen, click the full-screen button or choose View > Enter Full Screen. Beginning with OS X El Capitan, you can also use split-screen view and stream videos to your Apple TV from QuickTime Player.
If QuickTime Player (version 10) doesn't work with your older media formats or workflows, the legacy QuickTime Player 7 may help. Make sure that you're using Mac OS X Snow Leopard v10.6.3 or later. Download QuickTime Player 7, then double-click the downloaded file to open it. Double-click QuickTimePlayer7.6.6_SnowLeopard.pkg and follow the onscreen instructions. The installer puts QuickTime Player 7 in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder. If you have a QuickTime 7 Pro registration key, you can now enter it now. QuickTime Player (version 10) is part of QuickTime X, the modern version of QuickTime technology that has been built into OS X since Snow Leopard. Learn more about its features and capabilities.
QuickTime Player (version 10) can create, play, edit, and share many media formats, including many that are no longer in common use. In OS X Mavericks and later, QuickTime Player converts certain older formats that it doesn't play back directly. If QuickTime Player doesn't open your file, search the Mac App Store for a third-party media player that supports the format of your file. You can search using the format name or the filename extension (such as .avi, .wmv or .mkv). An earlier version of QuickTime Player is still available for the legacy formats and workflows that require it.
QuickTime Player tips for automation To automate QuickTime Player tasks, you can use AppleScript, Automator, or Finder services. AppleScript Use Script Editor to browse the AppleScript dictionary to see the available actions for playback, recording, and more. Automator You can link several AppleScript actions into a workflow using Automator. To see the available QuickTime Player actions in Automator, select Movies in the Library list. Finder When you Control-click a media file and choose Encode Selected Video Files or Encode Selected Audio Files, you get a few options to encode the media differently: Encode selected video file With this action, you can change the resolution of the movie, then choose whether you want the video to be higher quality or compatible with more devices. You can also extract the audio track from the movie. Encode selected audio file With this action, you can create MPEG audio files from your existing AIF, WAV, CAF, or SDII audio files.
QuickTime Player keyboard shortcuts and gestures QuickTime Player keyboard shortcuts and gestures Use your keyboard, trackpad, or Magic Mouse to quickly accomplish many tasks in QuickTime Player. Shortcuts for basic tasks Shortcut Action Option-Command-N New movie recording Control-Option-Command-N New audio recording Control-Command-N New screen recording Command-O Open file Command-L Open location using a URL Command-W Close window Shift-Command-S Duplicate Command-M Minimize window Command-I Show Movie Inspector Option-Command-P Show export progress Movie playback shortcuts Shortcut Action Space bar Play or pause Command-Return Play or pause all movies Left Arrow Stop playback and go back one frame Right Arrow Stop playback and go forward one frame Option-Left Arrow Go to the beginning of a movie Option-Right Arrow Go to the end of a movie Command-Left Arrow Cycle through rewind speeds Command-Right Arrow Cycle through fast-forward speeds Up Arrow Turn volume up Down Arrow Turn volume down Option-Up Arrow Turn the volume up to the maximum level Option-Down Arrow Turn the volume down to the minimum level Option-Command-L Loop the movie Movie sizing shortcuts Shortcut Action Command-F Enter full-screen view Command-F or Esc Exit full-screen view Command-1 Display movie at actual size Command-3 Fit the movie to the screen Command-4 Fill the screen with the movie Command-5 Display the movie in panoramic mode Command-Plus Sign (+) Increase the movie size Command-Minus Sign (-) Decrease the movie size Movie editing shortcuts Shortcut Action Command-Z Undo Shift-Command-Z Redo Command-X Cut Command-C Copy Command-V Paste Command-A Select all Shift-Command-L Rotate left Shift-Command-R Rotate right Shift-Command-H Flip horizontally Shift-Command-V Flip vertically Command-Y Split clip Command-T Trim Movie playback gestures Action Gesture Scrub forward While paused, two-finger slow, fluid swipe up or right Scrub backward While paused, two-finger slow, fluid swipe down or left Skip forward While playing, two-finger slow, fluid swipe up or right Skip backward While playing, two-finger slow, fluid swipe down or left Volume up Over the volume control, two-finger slow, fluid swipe up or right Volume down Over the volume control, two-finger slow, fluid swipe down or left
QuickTime Player overview In QuickTime Player, you can play video or audio files. If a video supports closed captioning, subtitles, or descriptive video services, you can choose these options when you watch movies. You can also create your own screen, movie, or audio-only recordings, and edit them with QuickTime Player. After you create a recording, you can share it with others or post it online.
Open and play movies in QuickTime Player You can use QuickTime Player to play media stored on your computer’s hard disk or the Internet. In the Finder, double-click the file or drag it to the QuickTime Player application icon. In QuickTime Player, choose File > Open File, and then select the file. To open a movie on the Internet, open QuickTime Player, choose File > Open Location, and then enter the URL (the Internet address) for the movie file. QuickTime Player has onscreen controls similar to those found on DVD and CD players. Use the controls to play, pause, rewind, fast-forward, and adjust the volume of a QuickTime movie.
Keyboard shortcuts for QuickTime Player You can use your keyboard to quickly accomplish many tasks in QuickTime Player. Option Description QuickTime Player basic tasks Option-Command (⌘)-N New movie recording Control-Option-Command (⌘)-N New audio recording Control-Command (⌘)-N New screen recording Command (⌘)-O Open file Command (⌘)-U Open location using a URL Command (⌘)-W Close window Shift-Command (⌘)-S Export Shift-Command (⌘)-E Export for the web Command (⌘)-M Minimize window Command (⌘)-I Show Movie Inspector Option-Command (⌘)-P Show export progress Movie playback shortcuts Space bar Play or pause Command (⌘)-Return Play or pause all movies Left Arrow Stop playback and go back one frame Right Arrow Stop playback and go forward one frame Option-Left Arrow Go to the beginning of a movie Option-Right Arrow Go to the end of a movie Command (⌘)-Left Arrow Cycle through rewind speeds Command (⌘)-Right Arrow Cycle through fast forward speeds Up Arrow Turn volume up Down Arrow Turn volume down Option-Up Arrow Turn the volume up to the maximum level Option-Down Arrow Turn the volume down to the minimum level Option-Command (⌘)-T Show closed captioning Command (⌘)-R Show chapters Command (⌘)-L Loop the movie Movie size shortcuts Command (⌘)-F Enter full-screen mode Command (⌘)-F or Esc Exit full-screen mode Command (⌘)-1 Display movie at actual size Command (⌘)-3 Fit the movie to the screen Command (⌘)-4 Fill the screen with the movie Command (⌘)-5 Display the movie in panoramic mode Command (⌘)-Plus (+) Increase the movie size Command (⌘)-Minus (-) Decrease the movie size Movie editing shortcuts Command (⌘)-Z Undo Shift-Command (⌘)-Z Redo Command (⌘)-X Cut Command (⌘)-C Copy Command (⌘)-V Paste Command (⌘)-A Select all Shift-Command (⌘)-A Select all excluding silent portions Shift-Command (⌘)-L Rotate left Shift-Command (⌘)-R Rotate right Shift-Command (⌘)-H Flip horizontal Shift-Command (⌘)-V Flip vertical Command (⌘)-Y Split clip Command (⌘)-T Trim
The QuickTime 6.5.2 reinstaller will remove QuickTime 7.0.1 from a Mac OS X 10.3.9 system and restore QuickTime 6.5.2. Note: This reinstaller will only run on Mac OS X 10.3.9.
QuickTime Available for: Windows 7 and Windows Vista Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in QuickTime . These issues were addressed through improved memory handling. CVE-ID CVE-2015-7085 : an anonymous researcher CVE-2015-7086 : an anonymous researcher CVE-2015-7087 : Ryan Pentney and Richard Johnson of Cisco Talos CVE-2015-7088 : Ryan Pentney and Richard Johnson of Cisco Talos CVE-2015-7089 : Ryan Pentney and Richard Johnson of Cisco Talos CVE-2015-7090 : Ryan Pentney and Richard Johnson of Cisco Talos CVE-2015-7091 : Pedro Ribeiro (firstname.lastname@example.org) of Agile Information Security CVE-2015-7092 : Jaanus Kp Clarified Security working with HP's Zero Day Initiative CVE-2015-7117: Ryan Pentney and Richard Johnson of Cisco Talos
Rotate or flip a clip Rotate or flip a clip in QuickTime Player You can rotate a clip to the left or right, or flip it horizontally or vertically. Open the movie, choose View > Show Clips, then select the clip. The selected clip is outlined in yellow. From the Edit menu, choose to rotate the clip left or right, or flip it horizontally or vertically.
playback controls Playback controls, such as Play, Pause, Fast-Forward, and Rewind buttons, allow you to control a video or audio file. On Force Touch trackpads, you can rewind or fast-forward faster or slower through a QuickTime movie based on how hard you press.
Split a movie into clips Split a movie into clips using QuickTime Player You can split a movie into as many clips as you like. After you split a movie into clips, you can rearrange the clips. Choose View > Show Clips. Move the playhead (the red vertical line) to the place where you want to split your movie. Choose Edit > Split Clip. Your movie splits into two clips. To continue splitting, drag the playhead to the location where you want to split the clip, then choose Edit > Split Clip. When you’ve finished splitting clips, click Done. Rearrange movie clips
Record a movie Record a movie with QuickTime Player You can make a movie using the built-in camera in your Mac or using an iOS device such as an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Use a built-in camera Choose File > New Movie Recording. When the recording controls appear, you see a green light next to the built-in camera in your Mac. Tip: If your Mac doesn’t have a built-in camera, you can connect an external camera. Click the Options pop-up menu, then choose any of the following recording options: Camera: Choose a camera if you have more than one camera available. Microphone: Choose a microphone if you have more than one microphone available. Recording quality: Choose the recording quality. Maximum-quality recordings produce uncompressed files, which can use large amounts of storage space. Setting Description High H.264 video and 44100 Hz AAC audio Maximum Apple ProRes 4444 video and 44100 Hz, uncompressed Linear PCM 32-bit audio Adjust the volume control to hear the audio you’re recording. Click the Record button to start recording, then click the Stop button when you’re done. To pause recording, Option-click the Record button , then click it again to resume recording. Choose File > Save to save and name the recording. Use an iOS device QuickTime Player supports recording from your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch) when: You connect the device to your Mac with a Lightning to USB cable. Your device uses iOS 8 or later. To record your iOS device: Connect your device to your Mac. Open the QuickTime Player app. Choose File > New Movie Recording. Click the Options pop-up menu, then choose any of the following recording options: Camera: Choose your connected iOS device. Microphone: Choose a microphone if you have more than one microphone available. Recording quality: Choose the recording quality. Maximum-quality recordings produce uncompressed files, which can use large amounts of storage space. Setting Description High H.264 video and 44100 Hz AAC audio Maximum Apple ProRes 4444 video and 44100 Hz, uncompressed Linear PCM 32-bit audio Adjust the volume control to hear the audio you’re recording. Click the Record button to start recording, then click the Stop button when you’re done. To pause recording, Option-click the Record button , then click it again to resume recording. Choose File > Save to save and name the recording. Record your screen Record audio only Trim a movie or clip
Share your movies Share your movies from QuickTime Player When you share your movie, QuickTime Player creates a version of the movie that’s optimized for how you choose to share. Open the movie in QuickTime Player, choose File > Share (or click the Share button in the playback controls), then choose how you want to share your movie: Mail: The movie is added to a new email message in the Mail app. Messages: The movie is added to a new message in the Messages app. Notes: Enter text to create a new note with the movie added, or select an existing note to add the movie to. Vimeo: If you have a Vimeo account, you can upload a movie to Vimeo. You can add tags for your movie or make your movie private. Add to Photos: The movie is added to your Photos library. Facebook: If you have a Facebook account, you can upload a movie to Facebook. Flickr: If you have a Flickr account, you can upload a movie to Flickr. You can add tags for your movie or make your movie private. YouTube: If you have a YouTube account, you can upload a movie to YouTube. YouTube allows you to upload movies that are up to 15 minutes in length or up to 2 GB in size. Export movies to other file formats and resolutions Share your movies on iTunes
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