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Presonus 3.31 - Video imports but video window is black

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asked Nov 25, 2016 in Studio One 3 by chrisbassett1 (160 points)

(Version & System Details Below):

When I import a video file into Studio One Pro 3.3.1 x64, the video window remains black.  The video file title displays properly, indicating that it has loaded (it does *not* say "video not loaded).  I can extract the audio from the video file within Studio One.  But the video window remains black during playback.  

The video DOES appear to load correctly in the 32-Bit version of Studio One, but this is not an acceptable workaround as I run very large sample libraries and need a great deal of RAM.  

I have seen a few related questions but few have answers and none has a solution. I am working on a documentary which will be televised nationally, and I will have to go back to my old DAW if I cannot resolve this ASAP.  

  • I have tried the different settings within Studio One (half size, double size), and turning the video "offline" and "online" again.  
  • I have converted the file to a variety of formats, sizes, resolutions, using a variety of codecs and audio/video settings
  • I have tried installing additional codecs (the K-Lite Codec Pack)
  • I have tried installing Quicktime (which should be unnecessary for version 3.3.1, I believe?)
  • I have tried adjusting the framerate in Song Setup to match the video file's framerate

Studio One Professional 3.3.1.39379 Win x64 (Built on Sep 2 2016) 

Acer Aspire E5-575 - Windows 10 Home x64 - Intel Core i6-7200U @ 2.50GHz - 20GB RAM - Intel HD Graphics 620   

My Audio interface is probably not relevant, but have tried using ********* UMC404HD, ********* X-Air18, AudioBox USB, and Realtek with ASIO4ALL drivers.  

1 Answer

+1 vote
answered Nov 25, 2016 by monoxide works (1,610 points)

On my end, I'm having problems downloading the latest update; the one you have - Studio One Professional 3.3.1.39379 Win x64 (Built on Sep 2 2016) 

The version I was able to download was   Studio One Professional 3.3.0.39252 (Built Aug 24 2016)

Video playback works fine in this other version. 

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