Media Black while Editing

Opampman wrote on 11/8/2011, 3:44 PM
I know I've asked this B4 but never got an answer so maybe it will get seen this time B4 it gets buried. In VP9, 10, and 11 sometimes when I am editing, one video track will go black on the preview screen. If I minimize VP, sometimes the missing track will return. Sometimes it just returns on its own. Sometimes it returns while I'm working on audio or another track. The only sure way is to get it to return is to close VP and reopen it.

I have the same problem with media going off-line. Same workarounds as the black tracks. Anyone found a reason or solution for this problem?



Serena wrote on 11/8/2011, 4:25 PM
Maybe similar to the problem of individual clips or frames going black (as you'll have noted in other threads), where the "cure" is to close and re-open VP. Whole track going black is a new one. Sony has been unresponsive on this problem, so important that you put in a support ticket.
Chienworks wrote on 11/8/2011, 4:26 PM
Poke around the recent posts in the forum. You'll find that quite a few of the questions recently have been about this issue. There doesn't seem to be any solution other than reloading the project.
Opampman wrote on 11/8/2011, 4:50 PM
Thanks. I'll create a ticket.

TheRhino wrote on 11/8/2011, 5:48 PM
Clips going black have increased my labor with every outgoing project... I now have to double-check everything even if I just do a re-render after changing just a couple things... PLEASE fix this Sony. It was present in 9 but became worse in 10 & has seems to be appearing in 11...

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Opampman wrote on 11/8/2011, 9:08 PM
Agreed. Never had this problem before until recently. I switched to 10e for editing a TV show we do and had the problem about 2 months ago. Finally got so frustrated I went back to 9 and have the same problem now. Today I spent 3 hours sweetening the audio when it should have taken half that time. I had to restart 6 times to get through a 1/2 hour show. VERY frustrating!