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Robert Klopcic
FCP 7 Crash
on Feb 16, 2016 at 9:05:24 am

Hello!

I am working with FCP7 many years, so I know pretty much what am I doing. But, at the moment FCP wont work. Sometimes I get an Error message: Out of Memory - while render, sometimes it quits unexpected.
I am using footage as always from Nikon D800 and converted to FCP footage so I dont need render during montage.
I notice the software crashed when I insert simple Text or some of FX Factory or BorisFX effects. I did many projects with those effects with no problem.
I delete all 4 files from Preferences and trash it, I delete all old render files from Tools-Render Manager menu, made repair disk, check all with Repair Tool Pro ... But no success.
It is true, this troubles was started after upgrade from Yosemite to ElCaptain.
(iMac 24, mid2007, 6Gb RAM, AMD2600Pro 512Mb)

Any Idea, before I downgrade OSX? Uninstall and Instal FCP again before downgrade? Setup something?

Best regards from Slovenia


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Shane Ross
Re: FCP 7 Crash
on Feb 16, 2016 at 5:08:25 pm

[Robert Klopcic] "I am using footage as always from Nikon D800 and converted to FCP footage so I dont need render during montage."

Converted to what codec, specifically?

[Robert Klopcic] "It is true, this troubles was started after upgrade from Yosemite to ElCaptain. "

Neither one of those OS versions support FCP 7. In fact, more things tend to not work the further you get from a supported OS. It's VERY important to run your editing software on supported OS versions. IN this case, 10.6.8 or 10.7...10.8 is the farthest I'd go, as Compressor and Motion and QMaster break in 10.9.

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Joel Bocko
Re: FCP 7 Crash
on Feb 20, 2016 at 6:50:40 am

Not to wander too far off-topic but out of curiosity, what are the recommended OS for FCP 6? I'm using 10.5.8 and haven't had too many problems in the past but now a project keeps crashing.


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