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AE crashes in Win ME importing DV footage

AE crashes in Win ME importing DV footage

AE crashes in Win ME importing DV footage

(OP)
Hi,
I've got After Effects 5.0 (original, not pirated) running under Win ME. When I try to import DV PAL footage into AE 5.0 I get a messagebox saying "abnormal error..." and the program crashes. Lot's of other types of footage works OK and the program seems fine except for this. If I convert the footage to other formats it can be imported OK.

I also run AE4.1 on the same system without any problems with DV footage. Also I tried installing AE from the same CD on an other computer running Windows 98 - importing DV works fine there. Any ideas?

Thanks

Johan

RE: AE crashes in Win ME importing DV footage

(OP)
hi - i had same problem

the answewr is on the adobe website - if you choose to import the "footage as" then select quicktime.... then import the movie - then it will import DV

has something to do with sfter effects not using dirext x - which the DV compression does

cya

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