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Edwin Street
File Error: Unknown file. (Fraps file)
on Feb 3, 2014 at 6:15:20 pm
Last Edited By Edwin Street on Feb 4, 2014 at 2:55:21 am

I've been using Fraps to record the screen in Windows 7 then I usually just drop it into FCP7 no problems as long as Perian 1.2.3 is installed.

However lately I get this error message whenever I try to drop a fraps file into FCP "File Error: Unknown file."

This has never happened before. I thought it might have something to do with Flip4Mac so I uninstalled that but same problem. I tried installing an earlier version of Perian like version 1.2.1 as some people have mentioned but that still didn't work.

I haven't edited in a while but I do remember it working and have seen tutorials of people using this same workflow. Yes I could convert everything to ProRes first but it still bugs me as to why this happens. And lately when I do convert a Fraps file to ProRes I get some glitching, but that's another post...

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