Jump to content

FCPX Missing Files Recovery


Steven P. Denny
 Share

Recommended Posts

I imported clips and confirmed they were in fact in the event browser.

 

The next time I entered FCPX, approximately 50% of the event clips had the dreaded red/yellow "Missing File" icon. These clips were imported to a library project that was previously on a different hard drive. They were imported to the new hard drive after I changed the storage location of that particular library of events to the second external hard drive.

 

I've selected the clips that are missing. Choose File > Relink Files When the new window appears I cannot find a match. I click on the devices icon, even the hard drive that used to contain that library title, and I don't see the missing files. Makes no sense. I know for a fact the clips were at one time in the library. I never erase (initialize) a media card before I confirm that media has been imported.

 

If I'm missing something in this recovery process, please, please respond with possible solutions.

 

Thank you.

 

Steve Denny

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...