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Rich Rydalch Level 2 Level 2 (290 points)
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Oct 12, 2010 11:02 AM
I recently purchased a new MacBoo Pro and am now having problems with iM6.
The playback does not keep up with the time line.
It will sometimes skip a whole clip (in my case a photo) when I am trying to time the clips to a song.
Playback on my early 2006 iMac and my previous MacBook work fine.
I have tried this on 3 different new Macs and all do the same thing.
Anyone else had this problem?
And anyone have a solution?
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
  • Rich839 Level 4 Level 4 (2,370 points)
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    Oct 12, 2010 2:33 PM (in response to Rich Rydalch)
    Reverting from Quicktime 7.6.6 back to Quicktime 7.6.4 worked for me. But then I run Leopard and not Snow Leopard as you do.

    There have been several posts about this problem. Try using the search function of this forum.
    1.6GHz power PC G5, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • bnn Level 2 Level 2 (185 points)
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    Oct 13, 2010 5:55 AM (in response to Rich Rydalch)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCClyYSE-Og
    The above is a tutorial I made to show how to use iMovie HD with Snow Leopard to alleviate this problem. It is only one way, and I found it to be easy, but I had to always remember that, after I put the photos in the timeline, to turn on Ken Burns (would that we were all so easily turned on) for all the photos, render them in the timeline itself. After that, for me, the problem was solved. Only took a minute.
    Hugh
    iMac 21.5" 3.06GHz, Mac OS X (10.6.4), FCE, iMovie 09

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