HD Video Footage Help...

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by Trialser, May 8, 2009.

  1. Trialser macrumors member

    Sep 25, 2008
    I recently bought an Aiptek Action HD GVS camera and have some footage on it. I watched it on my non-hd tv and it looked great, but when I put it on my MBP, the quality drops greatly. Dark shots get grainy and outdoor shots look pixelated. Why would this be? Is there a better way to get files off of a SD card then plug in the camera? Or are there settings or programs that allow for better HD playback?
    I use Final Cut Pro for editing with my footage from a Panasonic GS300, but when I try to import the HD clips, I get an error. It says unknown file type? So I put them into iMovie HD, and they play smooth and fine, but still not near the quality it should be.
    I know that this camera takes really good quality video, I have seen it on a HDTV. I dont expect the quality of a $3000 cam, but its just no where near what Ive seen from it on a tv.

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