In order to be compatible with Mac Quicktime the video codec needs to be labelled as HVC1.
Shotcut by default exports with the following codec tags:
Quicktime needs the following codec tags in order to display the HEVC video:
I’ve tried selecting the Shotcut HEVC Main Profile and adding the above parameters to the Export --> Other section however this does not seem to work.
Does anyone know how to change the codec_tag settings in Shotcut?
The following ffmpeg based workaround exists:
ffmpeg -i input.mov -c copy -tag:v hvc1 output.mov