[Kdenlive-devel] big files = no fun

Dan Dennedy dan at dennedy.org
Tue Dec 8 04:45:49 UTC 2009

On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 5:08 PM, Melchior FRANZ <melchior.franz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey,
> after months of just toying around with kdenlive I tried for the first time to
> do an actual project. I started with putting three ~1 GB files on the timeline,
> one after the other, then wanted to watch parts of it in the project viewer.
> Unfortunately, the viewer was only usable in the first GB file. In the second
> the first (important!) seconds of the visuals weren't displayed at all, while
> the sound continued as expected. Visuals and sound were no longer in sync. In
> the third part the shift was even bigger. I could see one thing and hear something
> that may have happened minutes before. Of course, one can't work under these
> circumstances. Setting the cursor seems to work for sound only. The viewer
> just displays *something*.
> Now, I'm using HEAD of pretty much everything (KDE, mlt, ffmpeg, x264,
> kdenlive, ...), and such problems are exactly what one deserves in that case.
> I'm willing to write a proper bug report, but all that sounds like a pretty
> basic problem. Do people not work with bigger files? Or am I just too picky?

Sometimes. What is the format of your clips? I can try to reproduce it.


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