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Glitches with .mov playback in Windows Quicktime

Last updated: 9 November 2015


If you're using Windows Quicktime to play a .mov file and it stutters during playback, change your playback settings as follows:

  1. Open the Edit menu within Quicktime
  2. Select Quicktime preferences
  3. On the Audio tab, change 'Play Audio Using' from 'Direct Sound' to 'Windows Audio Session'
  4. Click Apply and OK.

Then close Quicktime and re-open the video file.

The video will now play smoothly.



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