imovie importing quits after a minute

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by ///alpinepower, Oct 8, 2007.

  1. ///alpinepower macrumors member

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    this is driving me nuts. firewire, sony dcr hc21. the whole application quits after a minute of importing. what should i check?
     
  2. Phil A. Moderator

    Phil A.

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    What version of iMovie are you using? Are you saving to the internal disk or an external one? Does the app quit silently or give you an error message? Do you have any third party QuickTime plugins installed? Sorry for all the questions, but really need a bit more information on what your set up is.
     
  3. ///alpinepower thread starter macrumors member

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    2.2 mbp with 2gb ram - nothing else running
    program quits and disappears without error message
    i'm using the internal disk 7200 rpm with 60gb free
    nothing third party is installed
     
  4. ///alpinepower thread starter macrumors member

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    imovie 08 - seriously pissing me off.
    it's so slow in general and choppy as well
     
  5. gabrielstokes macrumors newbie

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    Same here

    Exactly same problem here on brand new MBP 2.2GHz and Canon MXV-450 with iMovie 08 (7.1 update). The Canon works beautifully on white MacBook and iMovie 06.

    Seems like many users experience this (according to some googling).

    It sure is annoying and hugely embarrassing to Apple.

    (first post, wee)
     
  6. ///alpinepower thread starter macrumors member

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    yes, imovie 06 works fine for me. that's how i imported the footage. now i can move it to 08 :rolleyes:
     

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