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Old 02-22-2008, 10:35 AM   #1
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movie playback audio problems

I haven't been able to find mention of this anywhere, so hopefully I am missing something simple.

When I play a quicktime movie the picture is fine, but the audio runs at the wrong speed. I assume the bitrate is being calculated incorrectly, but I don't know enough about such things to be certain. Often the audio is too slow, the pitch is lowered, and gaps are left out of it periodically to re-sync it with the picture; some times the audio is too fast, chipmunk-like; and then, some times, the audio works perfectly.

I'm running Ubuntu 7.10 using Gstreamer via Totem.

Even just some info on debugging this would be nice.
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Does this happen with other media players too ? Mplayer, xine ?
Old 02-22-2008, 01:25 PM   #3
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I should have mentioned that. I haven't tried different media players. I rarely get the particular computer in question to a place where an internet connection is available.


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