Help With FCP 4.0

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by LilShants, Sep 10, 2005.

  1. LilShants macrumors newbie

    Sep 8, 2005
    I've been editing on Final Cut 4.0 for about a month now, and just yesterday it won't open. Upon opening, it says "the application final cut pro has unexpectedly quit" continually. Anyone have ideas on what might be wrong? I tried reinstalling the program, but it didn't work. Thanks for help.
  2. LilShants thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 8, 2005

    yeah i'm an idiot, i just had to unplug my external mic. whoops.
  3. Jopling macrumors 6502

    Jul 14, 2004
    That still shouldn't crash FCP. I have noticed though that FCP likes to crash at possibly the most inconvienient times on a G4. Fix permissions and see if it fixes your mic error. If you edit shorts or anything like that i'd be interested in seeing some of your work.Best of luck and happy editing! if you wanna see an episode I did (It's broken into 5 parts.)
  4. LilShants thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 8, 2005
    It really does like to do random things at the worst times. I checked out your site, interesting shorts. They're pretty funny. None of my work is online, but thanks for asking. I do have some music online you can check out if you're bored at myspace. I fixed permissions and unplugged the mic, and it's been working fine since then. So I guess I'm just going to avoid using the mic for now.
  5. Rod Rod macrumors 68020

    Rod Rod

    Sep 21, 2003
    Las Vegas, NV
    Have you run software update and gotten the free upgrade to FCP 4.5? That might solve the random crashing problem, assuming you're using 4.0 right now.
  6. howinson macrumors member

    Sep 12, 2005
    Trash ur FCP user preferences and relaunch it.

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