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“codec missing or unavailable” error when importing media file in Adobe Premiere CC

When I try to import any video file (e.g. AVI files) in Adobe Premiere Pro cc in my Macbook Air, I get this error: "codec missing or unavailable" What to do about it?
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What is the purpose of “~/.adobe” directory?

I was cleaning my home directory and found hidden .adobe folder with two files in it: md5 containing only one line "F894CEFB…" userid containing also one line "424E8…" I deleted whole folder and ...
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How is Adobe Update Notifier auto launched on Mac OS X?

It seems the Adobe Update Notifier sometime autolaunches on startup, however I cannot find where it's launched from. I've checked in Lingon as well as my login startup items but it's not there. Any ...
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How to deactivate Adobe CS6 install on a damaged/corrupt mountain lion OS hard disk?

I have tried running the disk utility repair tool on my Mac OS HD to no avail. So I moved on to backing as many files (Documents, iPhoto Library, Desktop Data etc...) as I could through my Windows ...
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Texture and Pattern generator, Alternative to fireworks

I use Adobe Fireworks for its Texture and Pattern tools to make things like this: and then i copy-paste it to Flash Professional to use there. but fireworks is so slow and buggy is there a free or ...
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Backing up Adobe CS6, Microsoft office, Camtasia on Time Machine - will they completely restore?

I have a hard drive problem. If I use Time machine to make regular backups, will Adobe CS6, Microsoft office, Camtasia and other installed programmes completely retore on a new hard drive without any ...
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How to make non-editable non-savable PDF into editable and savable?

My university provides forms such as here in non-editable and non-savable form (it also has some odd sign such as 'Print form' that I need to remove). I am able to print the document with Illustrator ...
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Combine sound such as MP3 to video MOV in OS X?

I need to combine a movie without sounds and a MP3 file. How can I do it in OS X? I have Adobe After Effects but it is not at all intuitive to use -- or better I need to find some button to render the ...
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Adobe reader XI font error with Chrome > print > save as pdf

I have a strange error with Adobe Reader XI when opening documents saved from the web, using print save to pdf. Preview does not have that problem with same document. Looking at the fonts it shows ...
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Adobe Creative Cloud: Mac App Alternatives? [closed]

A couple of days ago Adobe announced that its Creative Suite Software is to be rebranded as Creative Cloud, the development of its creative suit line will come to an end. Whilst Adobe CS6 will still ...
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how to thin out adobe CS 5.5

I wan't to get rid of unnecessary files on my SSD HD. Although I only checked Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Photoshop (and something iOs-related) while installing, Adobe has still installed a ...
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How to transfer Adobe licenses to another Mac

A Power Mac just died at the office. We also have another one which died a couple of months ago. They both had Adobe software installed on them, and I need to transfer those licensees to other Macs. ...
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Automator-script with an OCR-software to automatically add OCR to material? [duplicate]

The OCR software could be anything like PDFPen, ABBYY FineReader Express or Adobe Acrobat Pro. Automator does not list any features such as 'Add OCR layer to' or show any OCR programs under Automator. ...
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Adobe/mac users: what are the LS1.dmg files(can i delete them)?

I'm using Disk Inventory X to help open up some space on my hard drive. I found some disk images in my users folder, each taking up more than a whole gb of space: the files : http://i.imgur.com/A5K7L....
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How to make Adobe applications respect desktop/spaces?

I have my applications arranged on three different desktops (formerly known as Spaces) to avoid cluttering. The only problem is that Adobe apps such as Photoshop or Illustrator always spawn windows ...
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Uninstall multiple versions of Adobe Bridge

After installing Photoshop CS6 extended yesterday, I noticed that I have multiple versions of Adobe Photoshop and related programs (like Adobe Bridge), and they take up a lot of space. I don't really ...
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How to group Adobe CS5 application tabs in one window (like the Windows version)?

On Windows (7) my Adobe products have all their tabs and tab groups in the same window. On Mac (OS X Lion) my Adobe products have all their tabs and tab groups separated floated every which way. Is ...
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Dreamweaver Lock table

I have asked a similar question to this elsewhere on this site, but I thought I’d give this another go in simpler terms. I am new to Dreamweaver, and I am currently trying to create a simple table ...
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Advice about eBook Readers for Mac/PC

Forgive me for my ignorance but, I recently purchased an eBook only to find that I also had to download Adobe Digital Editions in order to be able to view it on my Mac. The PDF that I downloaded in ...
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Completely uninstall Adobe CS5

I once installed Adobe CS 5 as a Trial but now I pre-ordered the new suite. I've deleted the Adobe CS 5 suite, and installed the new suite. But whenever I try to open photoshop for example, the ...
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Which is the best alternative for Dreamweaver in Mac? [closed]

I'm looking for a few freeware alternatives to Dreamweaver that I can use in my Mac that runs on OS X Lion. Shoot the best free, website development applications you know?
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OSX Preview: is able to display DRM protected PDF files? (mainly concerned about Adobe DRM)

I would like to know if the Preview application (last release) is able to open PDF files that are DRM protected, for example by Adobe DRM system.
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Problem with move tool in Photoshop CS 5.5

I just switched from PC to Mac, and there's a problem with Photoshop on OS X: I can't move any layer with the Move tool. It doesn't display any error or dialog box but it simply won't do it. Whenever ...
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Is there a trick to making Adobe products play nice with Mission Control?

I really love Mission Control but at times some of my programs (Illustrator and Photoshop in particular) won't always minimize to the Mission Control view.
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If I upgrade my OS will CS4 still work?

I have Adobe Creative Suite 4 running on OS 10.5.8. If I upgrade to 10.6.6 will CS4 programs still work?