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Choppy video recording

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by OKIEDRONE, Oct 17, 2015.

  1. OKIEDRONE

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    Just finished up my first flights. The video is choppy and drags/pauses when I watch it on he computer. Any ideas?
     
  2. msinger

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    Your computer is probably too slow to handle the playback. This is common when playing back 4k video.
     
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  3. OKIEDRONE

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    Can I lower the quality of he video?
     
  4. OKIEDRONE

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    Here's what in running. Not a slow poke pc..... ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots - DJI Phantom Forum1445134502.350388.jpg
     
  5. msinger

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    Not bad. I'm not seeing lag when playing 4k video with my specs:

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    After you edit the video and it's processed in whatever app you're using (e.g. Windows Movie Maker), it should no longer skip if that is what is really causing the issue.
     
  6. mumjb7

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    Need more RAM. 8 is not enough.
     
  7. Brutaly

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    There is no need for more ram or CPU.

    Just make sure you have the proper codecs/fast drive and a good player. I use vlc and has 8gb ram and about the same processor with a ssd and can play 4k.
     
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    Mine was choppy too. I bought a filter so I could record video at 1/60 for my 1080 30fps. Pretty much eliminated choppiness. However one big issue is what software you use to edit/process/export your video. My original video file was smooth but I tested 3 different editing softwares and only 1 gave me a smooth export: free GoPro Studio software.
     
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    Maybe not so good of a micro sd card?