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After Effects file saving error

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Mar 10, 2019

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I keep getting this error when trying to save my after effects project.  I type command + F, choose my location on my HD, and save it as an .aep (the default setting) and this is the error i get - "After Effects Error: File couldn't be opened for writing: "(name of project).aep". (3 ;; 0)


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Did you try to save in different location? to save on desktop directly or different HD if you have 

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After Effects file saving error

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I keep getting this error when trying to save my after effects project.  I type command + F, choose my location on my HD, and save it as an .aep (the default setting) and this is the error i get - "After Effects Error: File couldn't be opened for writing: "(name of project).aep". (3 ;; 0)


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Did you try to save in different location? to save on desktop directly or different HD if you have 

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Did you try to save in different location? to save on desktop directly or different HD if you have 

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Mar 10, 2019

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thank you.  This worked.

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You're my Guardian Angel, buddy! ❤️

Thanks a lot!

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Mar 24, 2020

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It's also possible that the folder you're trying to save it in needs Admin. permission. 

Save the preset in an other location like Desktop, then manually in the Finder or in Documents Window drag the .ffx file to the Presets Folder.

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Apr 27, 2020

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What do you mean by this? I keep getting "error with file" after effects and premiere pro

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