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Trouble exporting out of iMovie, OS X yomesemite 10.10.5,

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trouble exporting out of iMovie
JA: What OS X (Operating System, e.g. Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, etc.) or iOS are you runninng?
Customer: OS X yomesemite 10.10.5
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: no
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Kevin T replied 6 months ago.

How's it going.
Let me read of your question. Give me a minute.

Expert:  Kevin T replied 6 months ago.

Hi.

What version of iMove are you running?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
10.0.7
Expert:  Kevin T replied 6 months ago.

Ok - what's the issue when you are trying to export?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I'm getting this message, both when trying to export a 'file' and when trying to publish to Youtubemy project is 40 minutes in length, in case that's relevantTimed out, server application never registered to receive message
Expert:  Kevin T replied 6 months ago.

If you have FCP you can try the following workaround:

Press Command+E to Share as a Master File (default) from FCP, then drop the resulting file into Compressor. Set up your encoding as normal and Submit Batch.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
i don't have FCP ... other ideas?
Expert:  Kevin T replied 6 months ago.

Let me look into.

Expert:  Kevin T replied 6 months ago.

Take the video you've downloaded or the video you've uploaded from your device, open it first in QuickTime movie player, click "file" and then click "export" to desktop. Start a new project on iMovie to test the iMovie exporting works now, Import this exported video to your iMovie project and as usual click "Share" then to "file"

The bad news: iMovie will recognise your project currently as corrupted so you will have to start a new project but I guarantee you this will work

im 100% positive this will work.

Expert:  Kevin T replied 6 months ago.

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