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Old May 19th, 2017, 03:13 PM   #1
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4K playback: VLC +1, All other programs 0?

Why is it that when I playback XAVC-S 4K files in VLC media player the colors look clean and fine, whereas when I play the same files back in other programs like Sony Catalyst Browse they look muddy and dark?

Maybe VLC has some auto-proxy playback thingy that other programs don´t?

Of course none of the programs I have can play back the files fast enough to avoid massive stuttering but if I understand right that is because of my old faithful 2012 Macbook Pro´s lack of processing power not the programs.

What I would really like to know is if and when I do upgrade to a faster computer will the colors of the 4K files then look as good in the other programs as they do now in VLC - or is it just that VLC is somehow auto adjusting the files on the fly so they look better than they actually do?
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