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Save 'unsavable' QuickTime movies
Authored by: fredfass on Jan 08, '04 12:18:13PM

Maybe accessing Quicktime files is easy for most but I find all this use of the Terminal so unnecessary. Here's a way to get those "unsavable" QuickTime movies using the simple "find" and "drag" method:

•Go to Finder
•Press "command-F" or select "Find" from the "File" menu
•Set two search parameters: check off your primary hard drive or partition, then set 1st search parameters to "name" "contains" and enter: "QTPlugInTemp" (no quotes), then set the 2nd search parameters to "visibility" and "invisible items"
•Press Search
•Results will show the all saved QuickTime files. For example, a file may be named something like "QTPluginTemp5242914"
•Just drag the file listing from the Search Results window to the Desktop (hint: select the file size column to give a clue as to the file you want)
•Select your dragged file and "Get Info"
•Set "Open With" to "QuickTime Player"
•Rename the file, adding ".mov" at the end of the name

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Save 'unsavable' QuickTime movies - unable to find cache file
Authored by: awalls on Jan 24, '04 07:43:38AM

I tried all of these ways to hunt for hidden QTplugintemp files, the 'find' search correctly found the 501 folder as did 'go to folder' and using terminal window but when i got there the cupboard was bare, there were pdf temp files but no qt cache files to be seen... any ideas where i went wrong

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