Files Missing

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Mar 06, 2022 Mar 06, 2022

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Whenever I'm using After Effects I always get an error message saying that imported files are missing, despite the fact that they are still on my computer. Does anyone know why this is?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 06, 2022 Mar 06, 2022

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There are many reasons for this (which version are you using? OS?), but usually always "directory" related.

  • The simplest reason is that the files were moved relative to where they were when the file was saved (this includes if the folders were renamed)
  • Sometimes it is a file directory (structure) error. 
  • Sometimes it is a duplicate path error or super-nested directory error.

 

 

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Mar 06, 2022 Mar 06, 2022

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Agree with what the expert suggested. What happens when you relink the files? Do they unlink every time you open the project file? What's the version of After Effects you're using: https://community.adobe.com/t5/after-effects-discussions/faq-how-to-find-the-exact-version-of-after-...

Let us know.

 

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Nishu

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