QuickTime Player User Guide

for macOS Mojave

The QuickTime Player window with the clip editor showing at the bottom.

Edit a movie

Want to quickly edit a movie? QuickTime Player lets you make common movie edits like trim, rearrange, and rotate. You can also split a movie into multiple clips and manipulate each one individually.

How to edit a movie

In the QuickTime Player app, the File menu is open, and the New Screen Recording command is being chosen to start recording the screen.

Record your Mac screen

Need a quick way to show someone how to do something on a Mac, or maybe just show another person what you’re seeing on your screen? Create a recording of your entire screen or select just a portion of it.

How to record your Mac screen

The QuickTime Player window while recording using an iPhone.

Capture your iPhone, iPad, or iPod screen

Maybe you want to brag about getting a new high score in a game on your iPhone or use the camera on your iPad to record a movie. You can capture exactly what you’re seeing on your iOS device and save it as a movie file on your Mac.

How to capture your iPhone, iPad, or iPod screen

To browse the QuickTime Player User Guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page.

If you need more help, visit the QuickTime Player Support website.