iMovie HD - Transition problem

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by the_wallcrawler, Sep 11, 2005.

  1. the_wallcrawler
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    macrumors regular

    Feb 16, 2003
    So I'm seeing this weird transition problem in my movie. I'm using iMovie HD with .dv clips extracted from a DVD using Cinematize. Can you not transition with .dv clips? (this is a cross dissolve, but it appears to happen on all)

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  2. 840quadra
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    Staff Member

    Feb 1, 2005
    Chanhassen, Minnesota
    Is this from all clips from that device, or all clips period? Also, have you changed the default frame rate to 25? I noticed transition issues when doing changeovers on some high res clips, This may be a limitation of the software.
  3. the_wallcrawler
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    thread starter macrumors regular

    Feb 16, 2003
    No, it doesn't happen to all clips. When I capture as Quicktime .mov, the transitions work fine. But the problem there is iMovie letterboxes those clips and it really, really bugs me.

    When I capture from DVD as .dv, iMovie doesn't letterbox. But I can't use transitions.

    I'll have to try the frame rate thing.

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