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Tourist
Posts: 7

Re: CANT PLAY ANYTHING ON THE PC

Thanks buddy

 

Well, check this out..

 

I just got cyberlink power director

 

And now i can put my files directly from the go pro on to the software and edit, it is however quite slugish as in very choppy, my question is though,if i edit everything etc in this choppy state when it comes to rednering it should still turn out the way i want it right?

 

Since its only playback thats giving me issues in say VLC.

 

The output should be a smooth video for anyone who is able to watch it?

 

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Nomad
Posts: 240

Re: CANT PLAY ANYTHING ON THE PC

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Nomad
Posts: 240

Re: CANT PLAY ANYTHING ON THE PC

Editing 4k video and preview it is lagging skipping etc.... even if I set my preview view on draft - quater quality ;) Sony Vegas allowed you to set what part of video you want to render - like some small part couple of seconds or all movie. My advice - try to render some small clip to check it out. You can always (in Sony Vegas)prerender small part using Shift+B and then your preview is smooth (is limited by your RAM).

 

In my opinion you should try cut like 1 minute from your clip, put in the time line - render as I showed you. You will see

 

Tourist
Posts: 7

Re: CANT PLAY ANYTHING ON THE PC

Thanks alot for your input , am going to mess around now with powerdirector as thats what i have.

 

But in theory, a render is a redner right, even though it may be a bit slow on my machine because of my playback capabilities, on say someone watching on youtube or someone with a powerful machine it should come out perfect?

Nomad
Posts: 555

Re: CANT PLAY ANYTHING ON THE PC

I can offer this.  I was rendering 5.2K GoPro Fusion Footage on my own laptop.  

Intel® Core™ i7-8750H (2.2 GHz, up to 4.1 GHz, 9 MB cache, 6 cores) + NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 (8 GB GDDR5 dedicated), 

1 TB 7200 rpm SATA; 512 GB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD, 32 GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM (2x16GB)

 

What I did notice was that when I was working with the footage from my external USB 3.0  drive, my video editor (Adober Premier Pro) was choppy and would drop sound on the footage I was working with.

I had to copy the footage to the internal 1TB ssd to get a smooth editing experience and render the outputted footage to the SSD.

 

So you may need to make sure you're not trying to work from an external USB Drive.  A lot of driver support USB 3.0, but that doesn't mean you're getting good transfer speeds.  Many of the drives are only 5400RPM with slow access speeds and often have built in "sleep" management in order to preserve the life of your drive.