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Error during finalizing project

156 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 9, 2012 10:52 AM by Bengt Wärleby RSS
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Nov 9, 2012 9:48 AM

I got this popup error while trying to finalize a project. Like most popup errors they make no sense and don't help in any way shape or form.

I've attached a screengrab showing what the error said. If anyone could tell me what this means, and what I can do to avoid this error I would

greatly appreciate it.  Thanks in advance.



MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • Bengt Wärleby Level 6 Level 6 (18,920 points)
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    Nov 9, 2012 10:52 AM (in response to vfxtodd)



    Use to be this.


    Error -49 opWrErr  File already open with write permission


    Trash the preference files while application is NOT Running.


    from Karsten Schlüter

    Some users notice on exporting larger projects from within iMovie that this operation is aborted with an 'error -49'

    This issue occours only on MacOs machines using 10.7x

    try switching-off the Local Mobile Backup

    in Terminal copy/paste


    sudo tmutil disablelocal


    Re-launch Mac


    Yours Bengt W


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