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Playback out of sync.

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Apr 30, 2012 2:30 PM

I just imported some videos from my Canon Vixia HFR200. When I playback the clips in the viewer, the audio is out of sync. However, locating the files in the finder and playing them back with quicklook reveals that the source footage is fine. Final Cut Pro X is just playing them back out of sync.

  • Tom Wolsky Level 10 Level 10 (104,765 points)
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    Apr 30, 2012 2:37 PM (in response to anathema)

    How did you import the media in FCP? Using the camera import function? What doies the inspector say the exact specs of these clips are?

  • Tom Wolsky Level 10 Level 10 (104,765 points)
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    Apr 30, 2012 8:20 PM (in response to anathema)

    I can't see any reason why it be out of sync.

  • andynick Level 5 Level 5 (4,840 points)
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    May 1, 2012 12:54 AM (in response to anathema)

    Have you tried trashing your preferences?

     

    Unexplained faults like this can often be fixed by clearing out FCP X's preferences (for some reason, they get knotted up from time to time).

     

    Download Digital Rebellion's Preference Manager (free, simple to use, and perfectly safe, both to download and use).

    http://www.digitalrebellion.com/prefman/

     

    With Preference Manager, you can backup the Prefs when FCP X (or any of the Apple Professional Applications) are working normally. Then when either of the applications are acting strangely, Trash the Preferences, then Restore from your backups (just a mouse-click).

     

    If you trash the prefs and don't restore them, you will need to manually restore all your FCP X settings again, so it's a great idea to backup Preferences from time to time when FCP X is working well, then your backups are up to date.

     

    Doesn't fix every problem, but it fixes a lot.

    Andy

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