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So, I own FCE4 and I am still learning how to use it. My question is, why can I not get a .mp3, .mp4, ect. to import into my movie? I have tried saving the songs under different names, and I have tried just dragging it and dropping it, and going to import and importing the song. No idea has worked. I have watched the videos on Apple.com for the tutorials and they have not answered my question.
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Yes, it says

File Error: 1 File(s) recognized, 0 access denied, 1 unknown.
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have you tried converting them to WAV or AIFF and then importing? google tells me its to do with codecs and compatibility. most stuff can read uncompressed files.

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I went to get info on the song, I saved it to AIFF, and WAV and neither worked. It'll either say File Error : Unknown Error, or the previously stated error.
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you need to convert it, you cant just change the file name. you can try NCH Switch or garageband (i think) to convert it to an uncompressed format.

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It worked! Thank you soo much! I am glad I posted on here. If not, I don't know what I'd do!
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no worries dude, glad i could help.

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