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Compressor 4.4.3 will not open. 18 Dec 2018 05:28 #98198

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I am unable to launch Compressor 4.4.3. The icon bounces in the dock for a while and then shows the static icon indicating - as usual that the app is open however the UI is nowhere to be seen. So far I've only updated to 4.4.3 on my laptop - an aging Late 2013 Macbook Pro. Anyone else experiencing this? I've trashed the app and re-downloaded it from the app store but still the same. I use Compressor all of the time - this is very disheartening.

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Compressor 4.4.3 will not open. 18 Dec 2018 06:50 #98200

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I use a 2013 rMBP with no issues.

Get "FCS Remover" from Digital Rebellion (free) and use it to remove Compressor totally. Reboot, then reinstall.

You may also want to run Disk First Aid.

What OS X version are you on?
Be sure there's enough free space on your system drive.

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Compressor 4.4.3 will not open. 18 Dec 2018 09:29 #98203

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I'm using Mojave - 14.14.1. I haven't used FCS remove since removing my no longer functioning Final Cut Studio - I'll give it a go. FCPX is also being a bit flakey at the moment - maybe it's all related. Thanks Ben.

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Compressor 4.4.3 will not open. 18 Dec 2018 12:45 #98205

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Again, using the same laptop, no real issues.

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Compressor 4.4.3 will not open. 18 Dec 2018 16:45 #98207

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You might also update to the latest Mojave of 10.14.2.
Creating history....one edit at a time !

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Compressor 4.4.3 will not open. 18 Dec 2018 22:58 #98211

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Don't forget these tips, particularly #11-13:

Resolve an issue in Compressor
https://support.apple.com/HT203476

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