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Using FCP 6.0.5 Video and two audio tracks have become

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Using FCP 6.0.5
Video and two audio tracks have become un-linked. Not only in my current project but in ALL FCP projects. Have tried Command L several times - no go.
Also the "link" button top right corner of timeline does not appear.
It's an old FCP for sure but has worked perfectly until this problem today.
Any suggestions will be most welcome.
Thanks,
David
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Michael Hannigan replied 9 months ago.

Hello. Thank you for coming to JustAnswer.

Sorry for the wait. My name is Michael. I will be helping you with your question today.

Expert:  Michael Hannigan replied 9 months ago.

This may be from an update to your operating system. You are correct about this being an older version. Have you considered upgrading to a more recent version and then trying to re-link?

Also, were the original files moved outside of FCP, or were they on an external storage location? This can lead to the problem you describe.

Mike

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Michael,
The operating system in my Mac Pro at time of purchase (2008) was OSX 10.5.2
Recently up-graded to OSX 10.6.8 so that a new memory card reader would communicate with my Mac.
Video source from memory card reader - footage shot HD 16 x 9 1080i AVCHD.
Did log and transfer from reader into FCP - no problem. All clips onto timeline and edited OK until video/audio link problem.
Would a brief phone chat be useful before going further?
Expert:  Michael Hannigan replied 9 months ago.

You can request a phone call from your side. If you do that, you should receive a call back rather quickly.