FCP missing templates & destination tab

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by scisport, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. scisport macrumors newbie

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    I hope someone here can assist me, as I was somewhat insulted and looked down upon by the demi-Gods on the actual Apple site.

    I have FCP 7.0.2. It was installed about 6 months ago. As a production service, we sent the install discs to a vendor of ours for use on a project. The discs were lost in a fire. The gal lost everything.

    We've been using the FCP ever since and never had a reason to use the master templates. Recently I decided to try them out. Nothing. Zero. The folder was empty. And as one person noted, I looked for "Destinations" under the "Preferences" tab. Again, no "Destinations". Never had a reason to look before, and now nothing. So a reinstall would come simply from the saved folder version.

    I have on an external drive where I keep all program installs the folder marked "Extras". In there are several templates and other additional items such as the DVX-100 and others.

    Simple question. How do I import this material into FCP without the install discs?

    My system is IMAC 8,1. Running Snow Leopard. Version 10.6.4.

    Thanks for the assist.
     
  2. -DH macrumors 65816

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    Nashville Tennessee
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    You really need the install discs. You could try contacting Apple with proof-of-purchase and explain your situation, but I'd leave out the fact that you gave/loaned the install discs to someone that wasn't licensed to use the software.

    If that doesn't work, being in business, surely you had insurance coverage. Or perhaps she did. File a claim.

    -DH
     

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