"Successful" export produces an unplayable 132 byte .mov file

Community Beginner ,
Feb 25, 2021 Feb 25, 2021

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Exporting from Animate the way I always have has recently started to give me a different result. The project file I'm working with is about as simple as it gets. Two layers with eight drawn frames repeated a few times. Exporting to a Quicktime video shows me a window claiming that the export was successful. But the exported file won't play or import anywhere and is only 132 bytes. I've read elsewhere here that 132 bytes is a sign that the export failed. It's just strange that Animate doesn't seem to know that.

 

Attaching the Animate 2020 (20.5.1) project file here. Ap

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Community Beginner , Feb 26, 2021 Feb 26, 2021
After more troubleshooting, I found that Animate projects saved elsewhere export without issue. When I pull the Animate project file out of the folder I've been organizing them into, it exports okay. No idea why, but there ya go.

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Feb 25, 2021 Feb 25, 2021

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Sorry, error in posting. The last sentence there was supposed to be "Appreciate any insight!" Also having trouble uploading the project file here for some reason...

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After more troubleshooting, I found that Animate projects saved elsewhere export without issue. When I pull the Animate project file out of the folder I've been organizing them into, it exports okay. No idea why, but there ya go.

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