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Black Squares in iMovie themes

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Little iMovie theme problem here.


I have iMovie (iLife '11) installed on my iMac and it works fine. This weekend I installed iMovie on my MBP too. But when my wife tried to apply a theme to her movie (the holy communion of her niece if your wondering ;-) the above happened. Parts of the theme (Scrapbook) where black. Same goes for all themes.


When I opened the iMovie app (show package contents) I found that this also showed in the Resources folder. Where on my iMac they showed correctly. I thought I could solve this by replacing her  Resources folder with the one from my iMac, but that didn't do the trick.


Anyone any ideas?


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iMovie '11, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3), + MacBook Pro 13
  • braden85 Community Specialists Community Specialists (2,270 points)
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    Jun 5, 2013 8:32 AM (in response to ejpeg)

    Hi there ejpeg!


    It sounds like your issue will need to be addressed by uninstalling and reinstalling the iMovie application in order to reload those templets. We have an article that can help you uninstall and reinstall that application properly, and it can be found right here:


    OS X Lion: How to remove Mac App Store apps that appear in Launchpad


    Thanks for using the Apple Support Communities. Have a good one!




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