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Media Offline 5 months, 1 week ago #174600

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I am relatively new to Lightworks, and had made an edited video, but when I came back to it a couple weeks later (with all the files still in the same place), and everything on the timeline is greyed out and marked with "media offline". I have tried relinking it to the original video, but the video is greyed out on the selection screen. I am using Lightworks 14. Thanks!

Re: Media Offline 5 months, 1 week ago #174602

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Welcome to the forum.

First make sure that your operating system hasn't changed the letter for your external drive.

Then have a look at this video tutorial, which may assist:

Re: Media Offline 5 months, 1 week ago #175077

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Hi I have the same problem, when I edit something and close Lightworks and get back to it 5 minute later, all media are gone offline, strange problem.
Im on windows and just installed the 14,5b
Please help

Win10 LW14,5

Re: Media Offline 5 months, 1 week ago #175078

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Welcome to the forum.

Have you been carrying out any other operations on your computer; e.g. moving files or changing drives?

Re: Media Offline 5 months, 1 week ago #175079

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Thank you briandrys,
No nothing, just closed the Lightwork and got back after 5 minutes, without booting my system or changing anything.

Re: Media Offline 5 months, 1 week ago #175080

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Have your video files got a .lvix file, with the same name associated with them?

Re: Media Offline 5 months, 1 week ago #175081

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Yes I see:

My clip
2016_06_06_162048_0078.MOV

The new file right under:
2016_06_06_162048_0078.MOV.lvix

I have just tested it with new timeline and edited 1 min. video and closed Lightworks, opned again and all media gone offline

Re: Media Offline 5 months, 1 week ago #175082

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Have a look at the above video and try to relink your media within Lightworks.

Re: Media Offline 5 months, 1 week ago #175090

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Please post a screenshot of the metadata of your offline clip.
Helpful could be the line "Media Location".
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Windows 10, 64 Bit
Intel i5-4440 (3,1 GHz) ; Intel HD Graphics 4600

Re: Media Offline 5 months, 1 week ago #175093

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Hi schrauber and thank you,
It looks like now it working fine, I dont know what happened before, it was strange, maybe beta thing og something with registration, I see in the start page that it will expire in 7 days?
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Re: Media Offline 5 months, 1 week ago #175096

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You just sign in again. It's something to keep the codec license costs down.
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