HELP! My Brother's funeral is in 2 days! I have a powerful Core I7 desktop with 16GB RAM. I created a project file with about 80 pictures and it runs about 9 minutes. It has simple quick transitions between pictures and has music synchronized with the pictures. No 3D or fancy effects. It runs perfectly in the software playback. I successfully created a DVD and AVI file using this project. Both work and play, but I want need an MP4 file.
As an example, I tried to create the following MP4 file:
HD Ready 720
Quality : 3200 kbit
File size: 219 MB
Frame rate: 24
Sample rate: 3200
Bit rate: 192
Prep files and Create Audio stream work fine and very quickly
Create video stream stops part way through the file creation! For example at 39% or 50% complete. At different places when I try slightly different settings. It will get to 50% fairly quickly…in 5 or 6 minutes. I don’t get any error message. The time remaining just continues to go up. Once I let it run overnight and it won’t get past a certain point… The point it stops changes depending on settings I choose ie 1080 vs 720.
After I manually stop the process, the resulting file works fine, but only for the partial recording.
Please HELP! I need a solution fast.