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Old April 9th, 2007, 10:20 AM   #1
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Previewing & Recording at 3/4 speed...why?

I recently shot about 30 minutes worth of footage on my new XH A1 in HD. Since I do not have FCP, I used iMovie 6 HD.

While I was loading it, I noticed a small message just above the volume that said "Capturing HD at 3/4 speed." From time to time, it will fluctuate from 1/2 speed to 3/4 speed to full speed.

When I play my video clips, it will say "Previewing HD at 3/4 speed."

Why does it say that?? I'm frustrated because the audio and video are not synched. I read from other people that even a slower machine than mine are working fine. Do I need more ram?

I am using a PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0 with 3.5 gb ram.

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Old September 1st, 2007, 04:22 AM   #2
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Did You Ever Figure This One Out? I'm Having The Same Problem Too.
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