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Stretched video from Samsung HMX-H104B


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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.


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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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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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