A clever, yet time consuming workaround that should not be necessary.
Adobe needs to fix the bug.
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Audio and Video glitches | AVCHD footage
I agree that it should have been fixed long ago....
I offer the work around just for users who are dealing with the issue and don't want to transcode.
This may vary with the camera, but folks have reported a 'gap' of missing frames between files when using this method, so it can be important to leave the folder structure alone and import through Media Browser.
Jim Simon wrote:
This may vary with the camera, but folks have reported a 'gap' of missing frame between files when using this method, so it can be important to leave the folder structure alone and import through Media Browser.
Exactly, Jim - I had this with my Panny 151 some time back, when I tried this, so it does at least not function for all AVCHD cams.
Todd, this update came far too late. Over the past year my workflow was completely shattered because of this bug in CS6. In was forced to purchase a $700 Thunderbolt hard drive because I had to convert all of my footage to ProRes when in CS5 I could edit AVCHD natively without any problem. I could not go back to CS5 because my Matrox MX02 driver required me to use CS6 when using Lion. Not only did this cost me the $700 but also the countless hours spent converting files to ProRes which is not a fast process. I switched over from FCP 7 to Premiere because CS5 edited AVCHD so well. It is not fair to let a bug like this go unfixed for over a year. Please relay to others at Adobe just how important it is to get these bugs fixed in a timely fashion. I'm sure there are other bugs out there that are causing other people much frustration and we appreciate it so much when they are fixed, but when it takes over a year that is far too long.