I have some files that were basically converted from DPX to lossless HD files (Compressor - None). FCP plays about 2 seconds and then can't play the file. However when I change the quicktime compressor in sequence settings to TIFF or Animation (also lossless, I believe...?), the clips play fine.
I'm using my internal SATA drive for this. Is it a throughput issue or is something else going on here? Also, these are basically not huge/long files. I'm having to overcut these files into a trailer. Does it really matter, if I'm able to edit in another lossless format? What is really changing in the quality of the quicktimes?
Sorry to say that when converting the DPX they haven't make the best choice.
Instead of NONE they could have choose any other lossless codec.
The most popular Animation would make the files a 30% smaller.
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