Question: Moving FCE files from mac to external drive

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by Scott09, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. Scott09 macrumors newbie

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    Oct 2, 2008
    #1
    I have just purchased a 1TB external hard drive to hold all my video work :D. Now I need to move all the necessary files (I’m using Final Cut Express) from my Mac to the external drive :confused:. Could someone be so kind as to tell me exactly what files I need to move, where they are located (what folders) and how to set Final Cut Express to reference those moved files :eek:.

    Thank you ever so much,

    Scott
     
  2. c20ona macrumors newbie

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    Nov 20, 2008
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    Edinburgh
    #2
    I use FCE & FCP and all my docs are stored on the one location on my iMac - Documents. I also had to move these folders a little while back and all you do to re-load them is open the project, and you should be greeted by a message saying that FC is unable to locate the required files.

    From here, you are able to just re-direct FC to where you have now stored them. Easy.

    Well, this worked for me anyway. :)

    Regards

    Kenny
     

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