Help! 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 January 14th, 2006, 08:13 AM   #1
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Gudhjem Denmark
Posts: 93
Help!

Okay,I have an Imac G3(DV) with FCP 3.
It is NOT the computer I use for editing, but more for small previews or short trailers.
I was editing a trailer the other day and when I shot the project down and would like to open it, it said: Cannot open file!
WHY! I have never experienced this before.

Please help me!


- Christian
Christian Hede Madsen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 14th, 2006, 08:49 AM   #2
Wrangler
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Mays Landing, NJ
Posts: 11,543
Can you tell us a little more? Was the file originally created on that same computer? What operating system (OSX, OS9)? Can you open other FCP files on the same computer? How much RAM do you have? How much free disk space? Is that all the error message says? Does FCP start up and then give you that message, or does the message come from the Finder with FCP failing to open?
Boyd Ostroff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 14th, 2006, 11:03 AM   #3
Inner Circle
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Posts: 2,979
Sounds like it might have gotten corrupted. FCP 3 makes a backup periodically based on a time set in the preferences. Look in your Final Cuts Documents folder for another folder with the word vault in it. You'll find backups of your project file. It's better than nothing.
Les Wilson 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 11:13 AM.


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