Just finished a job of 6 videos & on the 2nd set of revisions every single drone clip is acting up in premiere & when exported. The clip freezes/lags/chops & I do not know why, I've tried so many different things. Using different clips, changing export settings, nothing seems to fix it. HELP
Have these clips ever been able to playback on your computer, or is this a new behavior?
They playback perfectly fine as the original clip opened in media player on windows.
I'm experiencing the same issues as well. I have no idea how to fix the lagging/freezing clips. Have you been able to resolve the issue?
If they're drone clips ... typically H.264/265 ... those are some of the nastiest media to work with in an NLE. On some systems, you really need to transcode to an editing codec. Like ProRes 422, DNxHD/R, or Cineform. Or at least, make ProRes, DNx, or Cineform proxies.
What I did to fix it is;
open Adobe Media Encoder
on the right side of the program there is a 'Queue' of files to encode
drag & drop the files that are choppy, aka your drone media files
& hit the green play button to run the encoder.
I didn't change any settings, im using the stock settings & these encoded files worked smoothly on my Premiere timeline!
Sounds like you transcoded the files back to H.264. I'm still a little confused, though, I thought you already exported them and couldn't play them back. Are you saying you exported these outputs a second time and then they worked? Sorry if I'm not understanding.
When I said exported in my original post I meant exported as in exported Media as a saved video.
I am not encoding the original clips before dropping them onto my project timeline.