Video Falling Behind Glitch

Ok, so I've been having this weird glitch for a few months now, and it basically makes the video freeze for a bit and then it does this: continues, freezes, continues, etc. But when I do it outside of HitFilm, it's fine. Here are some videos:


With HitFilm


Without HitFilm


  • Welcome to the world of video editors vs video players.  :)  Long story short, an editor accesses a video file differently than a player does.  Most video files are optimized for playback, not editing.  If a file is optimized for editing, it will play much more smoothly inside of HitFilm (and other editors).  For more of the gory details on this subject, including what you can do to optimize your video files for editing, I strongly recommend watching this:

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