Problem: My recorded footage plays back smooth and steady in camera and when previewed in the editor program. After I press the red button to capture and upon review of the captured footage, blocky, coloured artifacts appear intermittently and images will freeze momentarily, especially in parts where there’s motion. Do I need another capture card or driver, another editing program, a new computer, what? Please help.
I have an Acer Aspire M5641, Intel Core Duo CPU, 2.53 GHz, 3 GB RAM, 32-bit OS with Windows Vista Home Premium, Service Pack 2. Internal devices include VIA OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Controller and a Radeon HD 3650 display adapter.
My editing software is Cyberlink PowerDirector 8 The footage was recorded on a Sony Digital HD Video MiniDV M63 with a Canon Vixia HV40 in HDV mode and in MPEG-2 format. I used a firewire cable to connect to the computer.