Because we have to use RAM preview.
And what exactly? You are speaking in riddles and have not provided any proper technical info to boot.
If you are saying that you don't get real-time playback except when you do a RAM preview, that is perfectly normal.
If you are saying that you don't get real-time playback even when you do a RAM preview, we will need more information to help. FAQ: What information should I provide ?
Thanks folks, i found the ram preview button which gives me normal playback.
However, is there a way to confine the stabilizing to just a smaller portion of the clip
in order to see the effect without all the crunch time?
You're talking Swahili while the rest of the AE users are talking Chinese. The result: lousy communication. It comes from not knowing AE very well at all. You don't yet know the arcane AE Lingo, so you can't even explain things in ways everyone understands. Confusion ensues.
Do EVERYONE -- including yourself -- a big favor. Go here:
sure i get it, but i dont see the mystery of that question about stabilizing a small portion of the clip to see how we like the results before submitting the clip to a long render.