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Iphoto does not recognize video files when the iphoto library is on an external drive

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jordrose Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Oct 30, 2012 2:21 PM

I have copied my iphoto library to an external hard drive. I pointed iPhoto to the new location. I can import photos with no problem, but when I try to import video files (from my iPhone or from another drive) I get a message that the file is not recognized. When I moved the iphoto library back to the MAC hard drive, the import works OK both for photos and videos.

I am using iphoto 11 and all the videos were taken with my iphone.

 

Any ideas?

iPhoto '11, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
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