Yes, I forgot to mention that I looked at all past projects and they play perfectly with all the audio. I don't have sound for most of my current film, but I do have sound on some of it.
Also, I did try starting a new project and the audio worked perfectly!
Thank you so much for your help!
I just completed the repair and I really need to save this animation film. Even though it was only 3 min. long, it is stop-motion animation and has been time intensive. It should be 5 min. when finished. There is a deadline for the film contest in a few days. I did try copying the photos (no voiceovers, special effects, or musci) to a new project and although it initially looked like it worked, I could not view it when played . . . so maybe the photos got corrupted? This has never happened and I am a constant user of iMovie. : ( I have the photos in iPhoto, but starting over is not really an option at this late stage. Thanks for your help with trying to save my project!
I deleted the plist files. Still, no audio on much of my project. Any other suggestions? Sorry, this seems like a tough one.
SUCCESS!!!!!! My project is fine now! I'm so happy! It was so simple and I feel like a dummy. ha ha Here's what happened . . .
I looked very carefully at my project which had many voiceovers because it is a narrative animation story. I noticed a yellow exclamation mark on a couple of the voice clips. I decided it was worth deleting these to see what would happen, as it wouldn't take long to record just a couple of my voiceovers. After I deleted those (apparantly corrupt) voiceovers, everything played perfectly, specifically the audio!
I'm surprised that a couple of corrupt files prevented the iMovie sound effects and music imports was playing - Why not just the corrupt files? After I removed the corrupt voiceovers, my other voiceovers and all the iMovie stuff played fine.
Thank you so much for your great effort and help. I learned a lot from you Dustin. God bless you and thank you for serving. : )
Have a great night!
No apology necessary. You were just too kind and didn't want to insult my intelligence! ha ha It was mostly my fault, because I told you I had owned many Mac's and used iMovie for years! I must have sounded like an expert myself. I just am pretty good at using the iMovie software, but not problem solving because I've never had problems.
Thanks again and I would definitely request you again!
PS You will get an "Excellent" mark from me!