iMovie no longer imports AVCHD on Mountain Lion? Claims non-Intel computer!

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by Anonymous Freak, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. Anonymous Freak macrumors 601

    Anonymous Freak

    Dec 12, 2002
    Alright, so I have a mid 2009 iMac (the first Aluminum model, Core 2 Duo,) and since upgrading to Mountain Lion, iMovie '11 (9.0.8) refuses to import AVCHD video off my camcorder's SD card, claiming I need an Intel Core Duo (!) or higher!

    "About this Mac" happily reports that I have a Core 2 Duo, and obviously Mountain Lion (or even just-plain-Lion for that matter) wouldn't even install on a Core Duo, as both require a Core 2 Duo.

    Has anyone run in to this, and if so, how did you fix it?

    One note, I *HAVE* upgraded the CPU to a faster one than was stock (2.6 GHz up from the stock 2.0 GHz,) but it is still a Core 2 Duo, and reports as a Core 2 Duo just fine. (I have also upgraded the RAM and hard drive.)

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