I loaded several clips of M2TS video to Premiere Element 9 to edit. There is no video on the review area (display panel) but audio is playing. Let me know if any solution. Thanks.
What model of camcorder is your video coming from and what resolution is it?
When you set up your Premiere Elements project, which settings did you select? If you selected the correct settings, you will not see red lines above the clips on your timeline. Is this the case with your project?
Thank you for your prompt response.
I got these video clips on DVD disk. So I do not know what kind of camcoder was used to take these videos.I was told that the video is blue ray format.
Project setting I used HDV. I see red line above the clips. Do I have project setting problem?
Yes. But I'm not sure we can resolve them without knowing more about your video source.
Try opening one of the videos in G Spot or Media Info and post the specs (or a screen capture of the specs), particularly the resolution, frame rate and audio and video codecs.
Also make sure your computer has the latest version of Quicktime from Apple, per the program's requirements.
Yes, your project is wrong
Read Bill Hunt on a file type as WRAPPER http://forums.adobe.com/thread/440037
What is a CODEC... a Primer http://forums.adobe.com/thread/546811
What CODEC is INSIDE that file? http://forums.adobe.com/thread/440037
Report back with the codec details of your file, use the programs below... a screen shot works well to SHOW people what you are doing
If you have a red line over the timeline after importing a video and before adding any effects... your project is wrong for your video... read above about codecs
Once you know exactly what it is you are editing, report back with that information... and your project setting, and if there is a red line above the video in the timeline, which indicates a mismatch between video and project
I tried my vedio with G Spot and Mediainfo as you and Hohn Smith suggested. G Spot could not verify my vedio CODEC, but Mediainfo informed me as follows:
Format BDAV, Vedio CODEC: AVC and Audio CODEC: AC3.
Is this info any good?
You select the AVCHD project that completely matches your video... which would be the rest of the details that Mediainfo gave you... such as the pixel size (x times y) and frame rate
If your project is correct, you will not see a red line over the timeline when you import the video, and before you do any work
Looks like I am going somewhere. I got a clip of video to test and red line is gone. On the review panel, video stays frozen while audio is playing. Do I still have project setting problem?
John and Steve:
You helped me great and I learned a lot. Thank you.
I used my Sony laptop which has Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T5800 and Blue ray player. I thought this laptop can handle it. But looks like I need better PC.
Thank you again.
For AVCHD, you need a laptop that is designed for video editing, or a desktop (also designed for video editing)
Some ideas for a Desktop Video Editing PC
-ADK Kudos http://forums.adobe.com/thread/877201
-more build ideas http://ppbm6.com/Planning.html
-Build it Yourself http://forums.adobe.com/thread/815798
Some ideas for a Laptop Video Editing PC from past discussions
For effective HD video editing, a laptop with the following
-at least the Intel sandy bridge 2720 or 2820 quad processor
-and nvidia graphics preferably the 460m, 485m is a bit much
-1280x900 display with OpenGL 2.0-compatible graphics card
-and 8 or 16 gig ram and Win7 64bit Pro
-and 2 internal 7200 HDDs minimum
This message has a really good graphic about requirements
CS5 Requirements http://forums.adobe.com/thread/810750
About Requirements http://forums.adobe.com/thread/618058
Disk Configurations http://forums.adobe.com/thread/878419
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