iMovie 08 Error import

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When trying to import video from a digital camcoder in Imovie 08 version 7.1, you receive below error message after a few minutes which however cancel the import:

Date/Time: 2007-10-07 19:55:25.945 +1000
OS Version: 10.4.10 (Build 8R4061a)
Report Version: 4

Command: iMovie
Path: /Applications/
Parent: WindowServer 645

Version: 7.1 (506)
Build Version: 13
Project Name: iMovieApp
Source Version: 5060000

PID: 760
Thread: 18

Exception: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (0x0001)
Codes: KERN_PROTECTION_FAILURE (0x0002) at 0x00000059


To solve this problem, it is recommended that you opt for iMovie version 6 download which is free for version 8 owners on below link:

Installation of iMovie HD 6

Once the download complete, double click on the image iMovieHD6.dmg to run the set up. You will be asked for your password.
This version will be installed under Applications/iMovie(previous Version) and the 2008 version will not be deleted.

Using iMovie HD 6 or iMovie'08 after import

As both versions are installed on your PC, after your import with 06 versions, you can opt to use the 08 version by import your video from iMovie 06. To do so, go to menu File>Import iMovie HD project.

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