Open files in same QuickTime window?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Transporteur, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. Transporteur macrumors 68030

    Nov 30, 2008
    Hi there,

    how do I tell QuickTime X to open files in the same window, like VLC does?
    I finally got rid of VLC because HD playback just sucks with is. QuickTime works with much less CPU usage but it's pretty annoying that it opens every video in a new window.

    Is there a way to fix that problem?
  2. Tsurisuto macrumors 6502

    Jun 13, 2007
  3. TwoBytes macrumors 68030


    Jun 2, 2008
    Just a bump for this one as looking for the same answer
  4. msjones, Apr 16, 2011
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2011

    msjones macrumors 6502


    Oct 18, 2007
    Nottinghamshire, UK
    I have had a look in the there are a few defaults in there you can change such as disable rounded corners, start playing upon openening, always show control bar etc. but nothing about single window mode. I dont think this is possible.

    I mainly use preview to short video clips within in finder.

    How about trying the new mplayerx from the appstore?
  5. TwoBytes macrumors 68030


    Jun 2, 2008
    Thanks for checking that. I'm hopeful for the lion revision then!

    Will check mplayerx

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