New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Switcher Hangout The place for switchers to discuss their new machines, and how to work with OS X. General support can be had here for newbie stuff, like "How do I restart my new iMac?" :)

Huge CPU usage watching movies...


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
Changed

 
Changed's Avatar
 
Member Since: Sep 23, 2008
Location: NY
Posts: 16
Changed is on a distinguished road

Changed is offline
This has happened with two movies that I have procured. I have MenuMeters, and just having VLC open, the CPU usage jumps up to 70%+ and makes the movie either freeze, or skip, or lose the audio. I don't know why this is happening with certain .AVI files...

I'm on a MacBook with 2gig ram 2.4 GHz intel core 2...
QUOTE Thanks
Luminosity

 
Luminosity's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 09, 2008
Posts: 167
Luminosity is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 13" MBP, 2.53 Ghz, 4 Gb Ram, 500 Gb HDD

Luminosity is offline
That shouldnt happen.. Try resetting your PRAM. If that doesnt work, open Activity monitor to see whats taking the space.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Accidental rm -rf /* | :S Display problems »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Watching movies ImacFever OS X - Operating System 2 06-21-2008 10:59 PM
Please Help With Watching Mac Movies On Lcd Tv redjay510 Apple Desktops 12 02-20-2008 10:04 AM
My Movie Files are being deleted after watching?!? RLaKari OS X - Apps and Games 3 01-30-2008 07:48 PM
Watching DVD Movies on MacBook NeoGreen Switcher Hangout 7 02-22-2007 11:40 PM
Watching movies in the browser Verted Movies and Video 6 08-27-2006 08:55 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:58 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?