FCP stopped capturing footage properly at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Apple / Mac Post Production Solutions > Final Cut Suite

Final Cut Suite
Discussing the editing of all formats with FCS, FCP, FCE


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old November 20th, 2009, 11:13 PM   #1
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Haiku Hawaii
Posts: 83
FCP stopped capturing footage properly

I've had my camera for about 2 years and it has worked fine with fcp and today I uploaded a ton of footage, all presets same as I've always used except I did upgrade fcp but still same presets. The footage uploaded fine, in capture scratch I opened them and they work fine but when I try to drag the clips to a fcp project it says file type unknown, so I check get info on the clips and under kind it says plain text. I've checked settings and tried multiple times to upload and it still does this. The clips work fine in the project when I am done uploading, and when I open them using quicktime player, but they wont go back into fcp, any help please...
John Cambell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2009, 06:21 PM   #2
Go Go Godzilla
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Scottsdale, AZ USA
Posts: 2,739
Images: 15
This behavior is usually caused when a system's shared cache and other temp files become over-full or even corrupted over time.

Download Onyx for Mac and run *all* it's cleaning and maintenance routines and see if this clears the problem.

If not, your problems might be deeper in which case try Disk Warrior to fix the directory and any corrupted files/folders.

If all else fails try this suite:

FCS Maintenance Pack - Maintain Final Cut Studio, Diagnose and Fix Problems, Manage Settings

Let us know which works.
__________________
Producer/CEO
Reel Lane Films LLC
Robert Lane is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Apple / Mac Post Production Solutions > Final Cut Suite

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:46 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network