Help! Unable to open iMovie

Oct 16, 2018
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My Mac version is OS X 10.9.5.

iMovie version 10.0.5

Unable to open, only get blank screen!

Use iMovie regularly.

Only way I can open iMovie is to hold down option key while opening the software. Then File-Open Library. iMovie then opens but freezes when I try to do anything. This happens every time.

iMovie will not open on its own as it has done for past few years.

Tried reinstalling but I get the same problem!

Plus not all my projects will open. Although the clips seem to be in iMovie Library?

I have important video ready to edit that I can't access.

I can use older versions of iMovie but not this version which I require.

What do I need to do?

Thank you very much

Cory Cooper

May 19, 2004
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Hello and welcome.

-How much free space is left on your hard drive?
-Did you have a recent power surge or have to force power off your Mac when iMovie was open?


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