Quicktime movie - Video and sound out of sync

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Quicktime movie - Video and sound out of sync

Post by robfoster » Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:07 pm

Hi
When i put a quicktime movie that already has sound into ableton, the sound is about one second behind the picture, everything is perfectly in sync in Quicktime, im not trying to sync separate audio and video files, just one quicktime movie that already has sound and picture, any help greatly appreciated

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Re: Quicktime movie - Video and sound out of sync

Post by spd74 » Sat Apr 24, 2010 2:32 pm

When your in quicktime save the video by going to File menu/save as/format/Movie. I have the quicktime with snow leopard and I had the same thing happening. This fixed the delay. Try all the different formats available in quicktime under "save as" and see which works best. Its all about how you save it. If you DON'T tell it HOW to save, it will automatically save in in a format that "delays" in ableton.

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Re: Quicktime movie - Video and sound out of sync

Post by robfoster » Sun Apr 25, 2010 8:46 am

HI spd74
Your right, it is in sync now if i save as 480n hd, but it seems a little jaggedy, compared to the default setting, ill mess about with the settings, to see if i can get it any better.

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Re: Quicktime movie - Video and sound out of sync

Post by vicz » Sun Apr 25, 2010 9:07 am

This might be worth a look http://www.qtsync.com/qtsync.php.

If you have Quicktime pro you can also cut the sound track from the movie then paste it back with 'Edit / Add Selection and Scale'.
To add the audio to the whole movie, choose Edit > Add. To add the audio to a part of the movie, select a part and choose Edit > "Add to Selection and Scale".
"Add to Selection and Scale" slows down or speeds up the audio track to fit the length of the selected part of the movie; the pitch remains the same (when you play the movie in QuickTime Player 7). You could add video to sound instead, and speed up or slow down the video to match the audio. You might have better results if you compare the timelines of the two tracks and cut from one or the other until they have the same duration.

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Re: Quicktime movie - Video and sound out of sync

Post by robfoster » Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:43 pm

The hd 480 export option wasnt great quality, if you go to Save for Web, then just tick computer, the resulting file plays in sync in ableton, nice
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Re: Quicktime movie - Video and sound out of sync

Post by djsynchro » Mon Apr 26, 2010 9:05 pm

it just works

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Re: Quicktime movie - Video and sound out of sync

Post by robfoster » Tue Apr 27, 2010 8:44 am

djsynchro wrote:it just works
Sarcasm towards apple, or are you saying that yours works?
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