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Jonny Cates
Unlinked media strangeness...
on Dec 9, 2015 at 8:18:04 am

Strange occurrence...
I'm having an unlink problem for seemingly no reason.

I'm working on a 30 sec commercial-- that for no reason, started to have several missing un-linked video files when I came back to work this morning. Trying to reconnect them like I normally would, they keep re-linking to the wrong video clip,,,,but the folder where these clips reside, are the right clips when I open that folder and look. But they are the wrong clips in the timeline. They are linking to the wrong clip in this same project. Never seen this.

Question: I recently purchased a 1 TB external hard drive, and forgot to format it Mac OS Extended Journaled. So, could this external hard drive that is MS DOS FAT cause a problem like this? I did an earlier short project with no link issues.

Should I copy all the origin media to another drive, reformat it to Mac OS Extended Journaled, and then put the files back on this drive? Or would this cause more problems?

Thanks!

Jonny Cates


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