Dropped frames using paired 32GB SD cards

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      Avatarjanaj22
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      I just filmed a performance using my pair of Panasonic AC-Ag90 cams. They both held two 32GB SC cards, recording AVCHD on both simultaneously. A Canon was also used that outputs .MXF.

      I converted the .MTS to .MOV from the 2 panasonics first in Movavi. I quck reviewed them in Real Player and did not notice any skipping. But, when I imported and started editing, the dropped frames, pixelated images were severe. Sound was ok. I then converted MTS and MXF files into .mov using Wondershare video converter. (I needed all files to be .MOV since I was also using a Canon that output in .MXF.)

       

      THE PROBLEM IS: all .MTS footage has skipped and dropped frames, pixelated images throughout all 4 chips (2 chips per Panasonic camera) The Canon footage is ok.

      Why?

      1) pre-used SD cards that were erased using Disk Utility? It seems odd that all 4 chips would drop.

       

      2) one or both of the Converter programs? odd that both conversion programs would create dropped frames.

       

      3) the Panasonic cams . . again, odd that BOTH cams would suddenly start doing this.

       

      I am editing using PPCS5 on iMac, 3.5 GHz Intel Core i7, 16 gb ram, NVDIA GeForce GTX 780m 4096 mb, on 10.9.2.

       

      Thank you for all and any suggestions?

      Jana

    • #210404
      Avatardesigncbts
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      Jana, maybe try importing the AVCHD files directly into PProCS5?

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      Avatarjanaj22
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      Thanks Ed. I can import the .mts into PPCS5, but what about the Canon's .mxf? Don't I need to edit using the same file kind? like .mov?

       

       

    • #210464
      Avatardesigncbts
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      Jana,

       

      Not being too familiar with Canon .mxf, I can only suggest you give it a try…

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