iMovie project disappeared

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by riptide747, Jul 3, 2013.

  1. riptide747 macrumors member

    Oct 29, 2012
    I was attempting to edit a video and after clicking done while trimming a clip, after clicking done, the preview screen was pixilated like a broken TV and all of the clips had added music lines on them (the green bar with the small dialogue box when you add a song). Now all of the edited clips are gone and the one clip that had been previously exported then imported as a large file (stop motion) wouldn't play in preview or even show up in the preview screen. Is there any way to recover any of the edited clips? I still have the raw video from where I got the clips from but have taken the last 2 months editing them and do not have the time to do it all over again. I've tried to boot into recovery but when I press Command and R it just boots into the login screen and holding Option only shows Macintosh HD, no recovery disc.

    Mac specs
    Intel Core 2 Duo
    2 GHz
    Processors 1
    Cores 2
    L2 4MB
    Memory 2 GB

    iMovie '08 iMovie 7.1.4 (585)
  2. flynz4 macrumors 68040

    Aug 9, 2009
    Portland, OR
    Assuming that you are using Time Machine... I would restore to the last backup prior to the data corruption.


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