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adobe cs4 can NOT import MOV files

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gawd help me...it appears adobe would like to make my life miserable.  CS3 media encoder could import quicktime MOV files but for some reason CS4 can NOT!  I have installed the latest quicktime 7.6 -that doesn't seem to make a different.  I can open the media files in the quicktime player and in Premiere.  
I need to be able to convert to FLV including the alpha channel as we do greenscreen productions.
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Hi infochip,

First: HAH!  Adobe strikes again.

Second:  What exactly does CS4 Media Encoder do when you try to import?
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It looks like you have to install the latest Quicktime and then reboot. Adobe does boast it supports MOV files as you can see by the link below.
I can now convert MOV files.  I wish the error message was more descriptive.


http://help.adobe.com/en_US/AdobeMediaEncoder/4.0/WS8A54CAA7-268E-4af0-B8A4-0EA3EACEC1A3.html

 
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Good job solving it yourself.  Go ahead and accept the above post as the answer.
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