I have a frustrating problem. I just finished a long winded project (my first project in AE CS5) and when I get to the render queue I come across various problems.
I am missing a number of "output module" templates and formats, including lossless, quicktime, and ram-preview options.
So I've gone ahead and chosen some basic H.264 settings just to make everything simple.
Then I "output to" comp name and set the "render settings" to "best settings"
However, when I click render, I encounter:
I get a dialogue box stating: "After Effects error: could not convert Unicode characters. (23 :: 46)"
Then when I click "OK" another dialogue box appears stating: "After Effects error: Rendering error while writing to file "(my desktop)". Unknown Error! (-1610153453)"
After this first happened I restarted the program and now it says "You have at least one Output Module Template that refers to a missing output plug-in. Please check your Output Module Templates." when the program starts up.
I really don't know what any of this means. I also don't want to have to go back to CS4. I appreciate the time you've taken to read this. Any help is also appreciated.
Related Software Installed:
Adobe Production Premium CS5
Final Cut Studio 3
Quicktime 7 Pro
Unibody Macbook Pro 17"
2.93 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
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