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QuickTime 7.6.6 Pro fails to execute these operations

by Macsure1 / September 3, 2011 4:12 PM PDT

After using Select All, Copy, Paste to create larger .mov files from 2 smaller ones: the movies do not contain the resource files - QT reports "cannot find file "name of file." Same happens after using "Add Audio File" via the Edit menu.
Previous: these operations worked 100s of times.

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I suspect that your QT Pro version
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 3, 2011 11:58 PM PDT

is no longer being used by the system.

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QT Pro - IS - installed and
by Macsure1 / September 4, 2011 2:44 AM PDT

Sorry, thanks for the attempt to help. But - QT "7" is installed in the Utilities Folder "under" Snow Leopard.
I have been using QT Pro - (that extra cost feature carries forward so that registered ,paid, users can continue to use QT Pro for basic movie editing) - since I upgraded to 10.6 about 6 months ago.

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iMovie can join clips together
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 4, 2011 5:26 AM PDT

which you can then export as QT movies.

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QT Pro
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 6, 2011 4:45 AM PDT

has been located, thanks to your comment, and appears to be alive and well on my Lion machine.

Check to see if your version still shows a Pro. It may need the activation number again to kick it back into life

Just a thought

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QT Pro does not perform these functions --
by Macsure1 / September 6, 2011 5:22 PM PDT
In reply to: QT Pro

Thanks, but yes, I check the status every time I upgrade either OS or QT version.
I'd bet the problem lies with prefs (plists) but unless I know which one to delete I'm hesitant.

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