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After Effects error: Could not read from source. Please check the settings and try again. (86::1)

Community Beginner ,
Jan 06, 2018 Jan 06, 2018

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Hello,

I tried to import a .gif file but i get this error, .gif file is 1.538 kb size. These are the Import settings, honestly I'm not sure of what else to send or do.

I have After Effects CC 2018.

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New Here , Apr 22, 2018 Apr 22, 2018
I just moved the .mp4 file that I converted (still not working then) to mydocuments folder. For some reason, it worked.On Sat, 21 Apr 2018, 20:49 martinm78137879, <forums_noreply@adobe.com>

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Explorer ,
Apr 21, 2018 Apr 21, 2018

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I think there is no way else you convert it to a movie. so you have to use a video converter and drag it in, and then change it to any video format. but if you want to save it as a gif again, you have to export it to media encoder and there change it to gif extension:

and scroll down to set the fps:

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Apr 22, 2018 Apr 22, 2018

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I just moved the .mp4 file that I converted (still not working then) to my

documents folder. For some reason, it worked.

On Sat, 21 Apr 2018, 20:49 martinm78137879, <forums_noreply@adobe.com>

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Explorer ,
Apr 23, 2018 Apr 23, 2018

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Did you just copy the video (and audio) stream from the source or did you convert it into some different codecs?

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New Here ,
Apr 09, 2020 Apr 09, 2020

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OMG this seriously works

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New Here ,
Jul 12, 2021 Jul 12, 2021

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wtf, it works.😆😆, thanks man/mam

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New Here ,
Apr 22, 2020 Apr 22, 2020

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Hey , i tryed to connect to the dynamic link but it dont work a  message pop-up saying

File import error

Could not read from source please check the settings and try again

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New Here ,
Jul 20, 2020 Jul 20, 2020

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any solution you got?

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Community Beginner ,
Aug 21, 2020 Aug 21, 2020

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Here is what i did.

 

Locate the media files and rename them. Then you will need to re-link them in premiere. Then you should be able to run dynamic link with no problems.

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Sep 15, 2021 Sep 15, 2021

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mashalla inshalla, you saved my edit thank you, lord have mercy on this person, may allah be with you all they way to your painless death!

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