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Do I need metal graphic for iMovie

Hi everyone,

I have Mac Pro 3,1 and I install macOS Monterey (patched), everything look OK (except BT - but I know about hits issue) but when I try run iMovie it's crashing :( I know that I need Metal graphic card for Final Cut Pro, Motion 5 and Compressor 4 but do I need it for iMovie as well ? Currently I have only HD4870.

Thanks a lot for your time guys.

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@roboscrap

What version of iMovie are you trying to run?

I believe different versions need different specs:-)

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last version in macOS Monterey

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@roboscrap

I don’t think you need a metal graphics card for iMovie as one of my friends has a non metal MacBook Pro and it runs iMovie just fine

Can you tell me the specs of your machine so I can get a better idea of where the issue may be:-)

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It's old Mac Pro 3,1 :)

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@roboscrap

What cpu and ram?

You can find this information by clicking on the apple logo and then clicking on about this mac

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You'll need to get the older version of iMovie as the newer version does require a GPU that offers Metal API support.

Looking for iMovie Old Versions? Here are the Downloads

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Thanks a lot, I was confused as I can't find if iMovie need Metal GPU or not :)

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@roboscrap - Apple rarely tells us much as they always assume you have the current models not Vintage and obsolete systems.

So when you are force fitting a newer OS than what Apple had qualified for the given system you do need to stick with the older OS supplied apps if you are dependent on them. Or at least use an external drive to test the new OS and/or apps to make sure you don't go to far!

Some upgrades can't be rolled back so it's also important to setup a good backup strategy. As an example I was using a backup rotation with four sets of drives rolling them every month pre COVID, now with very little business I'm doing it every three months with a set in a safety deposit box just incase of fire or flood.

But I'm very dependent on my work so it would be a great loss. My practice may be too extreme for you.

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@danj I have one SSD with last supported macOS ( El Capitan) and one SSD where I am playing with not supported macOS etc… the good thing is that I have all important things on other HDD ( this is why I love MacPro) so just switching SSD - I never using both SSD inside - just in case. And also have backup on cloud and external SSD. But thanks for advice.

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@danj

I was just looking on iMovie issue and find that macOS High Sierra have iMovie 10.1.6 or iMovie 10.1.9 but I have macOS High Sierra with installed 10.1.12 (10.1.12 is from macOS Mojave) and it's running without issues -> so again I am confused :D

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@roboscrap - You're getting your self confused!

What was shipped within the OS installer is not what was the highest a given macOS has for iMovie. Apple does maintenance and feature updates within the given OS's support window.

So if you where to scratch the drive and lets say install Mojave afresh then you would have installed 10.1.12 and then during its run you would have installed OS & Security updates and there would often be a update for the apps as well.

So as an example I have Mojave on this system and the version of iMovie is 10.1.14 so its' had at least two updates from the release of Mojave.

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