How to fix 'iMovie Not Responding' issue


Some times iMovie is quitting unexpectedly, when users try to open it. Also  iMovie suddenly stopped working, won’t open and crashes. Restarting computer or creating and using new user does not solving this issue.

Are you facing ‘iMovie not responding’ issue, then try this fixes.

iMovie screen

Solution 1:-

Clearing iMovie Preferences will solve this issue.

Hold down Option and command key while clicking to open iMovie. Its presented a window that asks ‘If you want to reset movie preferences’.

Press yes option. Now iMovie will open normally.

Note: If you have any current working project, first follow second solution. Save your file in new location. Then use solution 1. because solution 1 might corrupt your current project.

This solution solved lot of Mac users issues in iMovie 10.0.5 (OS X Mavericks) issue.

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Solution 2:- (Temporary solution)

Go to Finder -> Applications -> iMovie  (right click)

Show Package contents -> MacOS

Click iMovie to launch.

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