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    Stretched video from Samsung HMX-H104B
    I have a Samsung HMX-H104B and a iMac with 2.66 intel core 2 duo with 4 GB ram.

    I imported 1920x1080 in 16:9 video from my cam to iMovie and it is stretched out horizontally.

    I imported it to my desktop and the same stretched out video appears in Quick time 10.

    If I take the stretched out video and put it in Final Cut Express, it corrects it and it looks normal.

    If I use quick time 7 it looks normal but I don't know if it is in HD.

    I have attached a screen cap that shows the final cut version along with the QT10 version and you can see that the whole image is there it is just stretched out.

    I called apple support and after 45min we could not resolve it so he told me iMovie does not support MPEG-4 and to use Final Cut to import. I think he was frustrated and was looking for a out.

    Please help,
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    Mister B

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    Jun 25, 2005
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    To see the specs when using either version of QuickTime, use Command-I. QT7 gives more information.

    If you want to use the video in iMovie, then the only solution I can think of is to import into FCE and then export to another HD codec for use in iMovie.
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    When asking questions, post the version of your software. You'll receive better answers.

    Please post your results to the thread as it is good feedback.

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    May 22, 2009
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    Final Cut does not support any MPEG format for editing. It's just a really, really bad idea to start with. FCE will import the footage from your camera in the Log & Transfer window into a supported format.
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