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Shawn, Computer Engineer
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Experience:  15 years of Mac software and hardware troubleshooting experience, 10 years of programming experience
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my Final Cut Pro and Motion will not launch. I have done a

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my Final Cut Pro and Motion will not launch. I have done a safeboot, repaired permissions using Disc Utilities, restarted my computer, trashed preference files. Still apps will not launch. I am running Mac OS x 10.4.11 on a 4 x 2.5 GHz PowerPC G5.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Shawn replied 8 years ago.

You've done all of the steps that I'd recommend first, so it's probably not an issue with the operating system. Try reinstalling FCP and Motion from the original DVDs and see if that fixes the problem. If not, there are other things we can try.

Are you having problems launching other applications besides FCP and Motion? Have they ever run properly on your computer? If so, have you changed anything recently (e.g., a software update) that might have triggered the problem?

Kind regards,

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