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Issues with Real-time Playback?

Apr 27, 2013 11:37 PM

Tags: #problem #mercury #playback #engine #premiere_pro_cs6 #playback_issue



I am working on an animated film and I am having trouble getting my footage to playback real time in Premiere 6. It is making it impossible to edit.


It plays choppy.  Will stop on a frame.  Doesn't catch up on the edits.


Here are my computer Specs:

MacBook Pro

2.5 ghz intel core i7

8 gb mhx DDR3

AMD Radeon HD 6770M 1024 MB

OSX Lion 10.7.5


Sequence Specs:

24 fps


spuare pixels

progressive scan

24fps timecode



Footage Specs

24 fps



file size between 2MB - 300KB


Sequence length 4:18


I have trolled all of the forums to see if there was anything to change to no avail:

  • I tried both setting the Project set to MPE with GPU amd MPE with software. No difference either way.
  • Playback resolution is at 1/4
  • I've closed all applications.
  • Optimized my drive.
  • Restarted.
  • Updated to 6.0.2


Anyone have similar issues?  Any ideas on my set-up?





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