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  1. thunderbird

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    So i just extracted 4k video from the p4 sd card
    playback on my comp is choppy even i make the windows small, i wonder whats the issue is
    any experience
     
  2. maseman88

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    your computer is not fast enough to handle 4k footage. my mid 2010 MacbookPro couldn't hang and it was upgraded slightly. I just bought a new 15 inch retina.
     
  3. thunderbird

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    I had a thought about that, good to know
     
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    It isn't always down to the computer. Depends on how much free RAM you have and what video player you have.
    Firefox and Chrome have big memory holes - you can close down all the open tabs and find you are still using 2gb of RAM. Only way is to end task on it or reboot.
     
  5. thunderbird

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    So I tried to download windows media player codec then I played the file using media player classic. It's not that choppy but watchable
     
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    With some versions of MPC you need to go into options - internal filters - video decoder - then tick UHD 4K - for some reason it is off as a default!!!
     
  7. ringolong

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    Shoot in 1080p until you have enough power to support 4k ;)
     
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    Had same issue, my MBP couldn't handle the 4K video either, it's the older 17" model, it's had double the memory installed and I even put a solid state HDD in it. My brand new 65" curved Sammy plays the 4K like a champ, in true 4K UHD even, footage is amazing I must say.


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  9. thunderbird

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    I noticed something with my p4 playing with the setting at night in my room

    When I put on 1080 the transmission kinda dark and when I change to 4k it's look much better

    I guess that how I feel about 1080 after getting used with 4k and update

    So I'm trying now to shoot uhd 30fps
    On comp it's not choppy
     
  10. wingtip85

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    Use vlc player on windows to watch the video....works like a charm!
     
  11. KaHuNaZ

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    Until recently, VLC player was the only player that would play 4k videos perfect. Every other player was laggy and glitchy. I recently upgrade to windows 10 and the laggy video problems went away. I am now able play 4k videos on any of my players.
     
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    VLC on 4k seems to be crap under windows 10 - I was so suprised as I love it and use it all the time. Best performance of all on Windows 10 is the built in player!!! Media Palyer Classic is great if you go in and modify the settings as I described earlier.
     
  13. UrbanVoyager

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    What would you suggest if it isn't a RAM issue? I assume that mine isn't since I have 32GB. Below are my system specs. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    Mac Pro
    OS X El Capitan 10.11
    2 x 3 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon
    32 GB 667 MHz DDR2 FB-DIMM (8 x 4 GB)
    ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024 MB
     
  14. ringolong

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    I would upgrade your video card. 4GB minimum.
     
  15. UrbanVoyager

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    Thanks! Any idea if I can upgrade my MacPro 2,1 to a video card of that caliber? Any specific suggestions would also be greatly appreciated.


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