Issue or symptom:

If you have 64 or more QuickTime components installed in /Library/QuickTime/, Final Cut Pro may fail to start.

Affected Product:

* Final Cut Pro 5


This issue is addressed by the QuickTime 7.1.5 Update.

To work around this issue without updating, you can remove or temporarily relocate some third-party components so that the total number of items in /Library/QuickTime/ is 63 or fewer.

Note: The following components are not third-party components; they are installed by FCP and should not be removed.

* AppleHDVCodec.component * AppleIntermediateCodec.component * DVCPROHDCodec.component * DVCPROHDMuxer.component * DVCPROHDVideoDigitizer.component * DVCPROHDVideoOutput.component * DVCPROHDVideoOutputClock.component * DVCPROHDVideoOutputCodec.component * DesktopVideoOut.component * FCP Uncompressed 422.component * IMXCodec.component * LiveType.component * Motion.component