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Can't retrieve saved project

197 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: May 31, 2007 7:43 AM by Melinda Lyons RSS
Melinda Lyons Level 1 Level 1 (35 points)
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May 29, 2007 10:34 AM
Last year, I created an iMovie on an external hard drive, to save room on my computer's hard drive. Now, when I try to double click on the file's icon, the project does not come up. I've tried opening it directly from iMovie, and opening it by double-clicking, and nothing is working.
What did I do wrong, and how can I access this project?
iMac G5, Mac OS X (10.3.9)
  • taronger Level 1 Level 1 (60 points)
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    May 30, 2007 8:18 PM (in response to Melinda Lyons)
    at one time Imovie would only work in the internal drive. i do not know if this is still true. Why don't you try to transfer your movie back to the internal drive and then try to open it (make sure you have enough space available on your HD before initializing the transfer).

    I usualy work on my movies on my internal drive, then I create and burn a DVD. After that, I transfer the movie over to a Seagate external drive, and trash the movie from my internal drive. i have done 14 one hour videos following this method and have no problem opening them in the internal drive.
    powermac G5, Mac OS X (10.3.9)
  • taronger Level 1 Level 1 (60 points)
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    May 30, 2007 8:21 PM (in response to taronger)
    should have said - no problem opening them in external drive
    powermac G5, Mac OS X (10.3.9)

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