SplitMovies is an application that specializes in splitting a single movie file into multiple independent video clips, each of which is a stand-alone movie clip and can be opened and played back. Currently, SplitMovies supports the following movie formats for imports: AVI, Matroska (MKV), QuickTime. If you import a QuickTime-readable video clip, SplitMovies will split it into multiple MOV clips.
So why do we want to split a movie file into multiple independent clips as opposed to parts? Simply, you can't play back file parts with a media player like Apple's QuickTime Player and VLC Media Player. Furthermore, if you
- Preferences: If 'Run update notification' is enabled under Settings, the application will access software developer's Web server to see if there are any software updates available every time the user launches the application.
- A set of other changes are made to stay the application away from Mac App Store requirements.