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Source Clips Missing in iMovie
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Jan 14, 2013, 01:11 PM
I have made about 10 videos using iMovie, and i must have accidentally deleted my source clips from my internal hard drive. I can find all my iMovie projects and events on my external, but I don't know how to import the videos back into iMovie so the source clips are present and the movies work again.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Jan 14, 2013, 07:00 PM
If the source video is gone and you don't have a backup (you do have a backup, right?), I don't think there's much you can do. In older versions of iMovie, you could right-click the iMovie project file and select Show Package Contents and you could find the clips in there. I don't know if recent versions do this as well.

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Jan 15, 2013, 11:22 AM
yeah I do have a back up, but for some reason it still doesn't recognize the source clips from the back up. I'll check when I get home and get back to you. Thanks.
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