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After effects 2021 won't import or save

New Here ,
Apr 29, 2021 Apr 29, 2021

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I've worked with after effects 2020 and 2019 and I've never had this problem before but I recently switched to an M1 mac and upgraded to after effects 2021 and now for some reason I can't import any file or save what I'm currently working on, it doesn't bring up any error code or anything , it just doesn't work, I've tried reinstalling it but still the same problem, please help

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Apr 29, 2021 Apr 29, 2021

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On newer macOS versions you need to allow applications to access your hard drive for read and write purposes. What you need to do is to enter into System Preferences > Security and Privacy. Then go to the Privacity tab, locate the Disk Total access and add After Effects into the allowed apps. Restart After Effects.

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Jun 12, 2021 Jun 12, 2021

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Thanks! This worked at first, then I closed after effects, started work on another project another day and the error seems to have returned for some reason, i already restarted my mac, restarted after effects and confirmed that after effects has all the necessary permissions

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