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FCP 7.01 crashes when importing tape

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rainermaria Calculating status...
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Oct 30, 2009 2:52 AM
When importing (Control-8) a DV-Tape (HDV), I see the import window as long as I press the switch "Direct". The program crashes immediately, even after re-installing the complete program. I don´t know what else I can do. I had no problems with FC Express before, but now with the full version I´m not able to import my videos at all...
I ereased the prefernece files as described somewhere else, but this did not affect anything.
Since I have to edit a very important video until Sunday evening, I need an urgent help!
iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • James M. Level 4 Level 4 (1,975 points)
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    Oct 30, 2009 3:48 AM (in response to rainermaria)
    rainermaria wrote:
    When importing (Control-8) a DV-Tape (HDV), I see the import window as long as I press the switch "Direct".


    Not quite sure what you mean by this. On a mindlessly pedantic note, for which I apologise in advance; it's command-8 to open the Log and Capture window, not control-8. Now I've gotten that off my chest, what is this 'switch Direct' you mention?
    Mac OS X (10.5.6)
  • Nick Holmes Level 7 Level 7 (29,805 points)
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    Oct 30, 2009 1:52 PM (in response to rainermaria)
    Hi Rainer, you are obviously running FCP in German. The button marked "Direkt" on your system is marked "Now" on a FCP system that runs in English.

    nsTODimporter is a QuickTime component. It is located at Hard Drive/Library/QuickTime and is installed by cameras that record in the .tod format which is a variation of MPEG 2 developed by JVC.
    Before you resort to a clean install, remove that component. You will need an Adminstrator password to fully remove it.

    I now will format C


    That's windows terminology. Mac hard drives have names.
    Mac Pro 8 Core/Mini/3ACDs, Mac OS X (10.5.8), FCP forum elitist (PAL B/G)

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