Dropping Frames... Lots of Frames

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by emex, Jun 15, 2007.

  1. emex macrumors newbie

    Nov 21, 2006
    Hello all,

    I'm running a SR MBP 15 inch 2.4 ghz 5200 rpm HD and in Sony Vegas running through Boot Camp I can't capture video in real time. In iMovie I do not encounter this problem. My question is, is this simply because of the 5200 RPM HD being too slow or is Vegas at fault? My firewire HD broke so I don't have anything to test this on and your answer may be the deciding force in getting a new one or not.
  2. deadpixels macrumors 6502a

    Oct 30, 2006
    if you capture fine using imovie on the same internal HD then it's not the drive's fault i guess. gotta be software. why would you want to do video under windows? your mac can handle it much better, you should get FCE for that kind of job.
  3. iMacBook macrumors 6502a


    Jun 14, 2007
    Down by the bay.
    This is just a really WILD guess, but chances are iMovie doesn't work on Windows.
  4. deadpixels macrumors 6502a

    Oct 30, 2006
    i believe the OP meant running imovie on MacOS and running vegas under bootcamp.

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