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im trying to backup autosave

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Mar 07, 2024 Mar 07, 2024

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I saved and closed the project. All source material is saved to an external hard drive. When I opened the project the next morning to begin narrating, the project bin showed all my source materials - clips and stills - but all changes in sequence on the timeline older.

 

I've looked through all recently used bins and sub-folders, and every folder on the external hard drive for the sequence, as well as an autosave last 10 days, to no avail. I loaded all previous sequences for this project, in case it was somehow linked to them, but no luck there either. 

 

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Adobe Employee , Mar 07, 2024 Mar 07, 2024

Hi Mousa,

From your description it seems like, for some reason, the project wasn't actually saved in that first "I saved and closed the project" step.

Were all the changes to the sequence from that one session (presumably, the night before "the next morning")? If not, and if instead those changes were made across the span of time between the version you did find and the one you saw the next morning, it would be strange if early stages of those changes weren't preserved in some of your auto-saved p

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Mar 07, 2024 Mar 07, 2024

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I have no solution for you but you might want to read;

FAQ: When to use "Save A Copy," or "Save As," and when to simply use "Save"

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Hi Mousa,

From your description it seems like, for some reason, the project wasn't actually saved in that first "I saved and closed the project" step.

Were all the changes to the sequence from that one session (presumably, the night before "the next morning")? If not, and if instead those changes were made across the span of time between the version you did find and the one you saw the next morning, it would be strange if early stages of those changes weren't preserved in some of your auto-saved projects. 

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