Question: why am I dropping about 40% frames with AVI_IO, but not with vdub or virtualvcr?

Discussion in 'Amateur Video Production' started by Bill W., Oct 24, 2003.

  1. Bill W.

    Bill W. Guest

    I am dropping about 40% of the frames that I capture with avi_io, but
    when I use virtualvcr of virtualdub, I dont drop any(using the same

    I have a P4 1800Mhz(512MB RDRAM) and a Winnov Videum 1000+

    the settings were as follows:
    Uncompressed 640x480 YUY2 @ 30fps, and huffyuv for initial
    (actually avi_io gives me this problem with almost any uncompressed

    I prefer using avi_io for capturing because of its av sync and disk
    spanning options, and I would like to continue to use it. I hope there
    is a fix to this problem, or I am overlooking some setting or

    please let me know if anyone has any suggestions.
    Bill W., Oct 24, 2003
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