I recently uploaded some videos into Photos after compressing them in Handbrake.

Now, when I try to export the video back out of the Photos app, it gives me an error:


Does anyone know 1) why I can't export some videos and 2) how to fix it? I don't want my videos to be forever locked in the Photos app.


Select File < Export < Export Unmodified Original. This will avoid having Photos try to transcode your video.


I get this issue on some movies and in the end copied tehm out of the Photos folder where they are held as mov files.

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