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Section - -21- I created a movie with audio using makemovie, but the soundtrack plays back really garbled and choppy. What

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                do I do?
Date: Thu Nov 17 09:08:40 PST 1994

  You created a movie with image and audio tracks of unequal length.
  This probably happened because you chose a frame rate for the
  movie which caused the image track to not match the length of the
  audio track.

  There are a few solutions for this problem.  The easiest is to
  choose a frame rate which makes the image track match the audio
  track in length, and then use makemovie to create a new movie file
  with the correct frame rate.  Another way is to pad the shorter
  track (image or audio) out with additional content to match the
  longer one.

  In IRIX 5.3, Moviemaker will automatically detect movies like these
  and offer to correct them for you.  You can choose either of the
  above methods of correction.  If you choose to pad out the shorter
  track, Moviemaker adds blank material, which you can later edit.

  In IRIX 6.2, the restriction that image tracks and audio tracks must
  be the same length has been removed, so this should no longer be a 
  problem.

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