Apple Isn’t Making It Easy To Screencap Or Record Frank Ocean’s Endless

Certain native Apple programs are preventing capturing the visual album.

August 19, 2016
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Frank Ocean's visual album Endless is streaming now on Apple Music, but if you want to screencap an image you like, or use Quicktime to record a short (and legal) sampling of the record, you might have to get creative. Mac users trying to take a picture of the iTunes program using CMD+SHIFT+4 while it plays Endless will only get a gray screen, seen below:

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Apple Isn’t Making It Easy To Screencap Or Record Frank Ocean’s <i>Endless</i>

Recording off Quicktime produces an error message: "This movie won't play on your display."

Apple Isn’t Making It Easy To Screencap Or Record Frank Ocean’s <i>Endless</i>

The FADER has reached out to Apple for comment.

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