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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by 4ever9er, May 10, 2015.

  1. 4ever9er

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    I am running Windows 8. My 4K video is set to record .mov and I realize I can change it to .mp4. Currently on .mov my VLC and QuickTime have trouble playing it. However Windows Media Player works fine. The reason I like VLC I can get a snapshot photo from the video nearly twice the size as just a screen capture.
    What do you recommend?
     
  2. robinb

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    vlc should handle anything thrown at it.

    it not quicktime is for mov
     
  3. Pumpfixer

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    I cant play mov or mp4 at any fps...... I can play a max of 30fps with windows media player in either format....I think its just my machine
     
  4. robinb

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    odd.

    VLC I have found quite good except for when I got the P2V+ v3, its like looking through chicken wire a lot of the time.
    quicktime has been fine, maybe the frame rate sets up some sort of interference pattern. (on mine)
     
  5. Mullheliflier

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    I found the same with Media Player. I then tried Windows 8 Video and it played perfectly - now my default for playing videos. Iain
     
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    Unless you have a machine with a processor in last two gens you will find playback unfeasible. Having at least a mid-level discrete graphics card is a huge plus.
     
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    Media Player Classic