Common media management issues

This section describes common media management issues and solutions.

If you import a file directly from a hard disk and change the name in the Finder

You may see a missing file alert if you move or rename a file in the Finder.

Missing File icon

If you renamed the file, do either of the following:

  • In the Finder, change the filename back to the filename used in the Browser.

  • Quit and reopen Final Cut Pro. The file will be relinked to the clip when Final Cut Pro opens.

If you canceled an import

If you canceled an import and didn’t import an entire clip, the clip will have a Camera icon on its bottom-left corner.

Camera icon on partially imported clip

If your DSLR camera isn’t recognized by Final Cut Pro