Don't have permission to write to disk error? Do this.

Cannot Save to External Hard Drive Error - Check Write Permissions

If you are trying to save a project (or any kind of file) to an external hard drive using a Mac and you received an error saying you do not have permission to write to the drive, you most likely have this permissions problem. 

Follow along and I'll show you how to quickly remedy this.

  1. In Finder, click on the drive you are having issues with.
  2. Press CMD - I to open the Info Window on the drive.
  3. On the bottom right, you may have a lock that is locked. Click on it to unlock it. 
  4. Enter in your username and password for your Mac. Most likely your username is filled in.
  5. On the bottom of the window there is a section that says Ignore Ownership On This Volume. Check it so you have a blue checkmark.

    *If you work in a setting where you are not the only owner, you will need to adjust or add by individual permissions under the privilege section.
  6. Click on the lock to lock from any further changes.
  7. Try saving your file again.

There you go. That should've fixed the problem for you. Let me know if that worked for you in the comments below.

Get Info Window on External Drive
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CMYK Error in Premiere Pro - The FIX!

As a videographer/video person/filmmaker or whatever you chose to go by, you will 100% run into an issue where you have to use graphics or images from a client, friend or priest. Every once in awhile that person happens to be a designer priest... or designer. They work in the realm of CYMK which is a color mode for print. We video peoples work in RGB. You can receive an File Import Error from Adobe Premiere. A tell tale sign that is a color (mode) issue is the Error Message: The Video Bit Depth of this file is unsupported. This can apply to .PNG, .JPG in this instance, .PSD or .AI. Here is how to fix it.

Open the file in Photoshop. Click image > Mode > RGB Color. Then click File> Save

Import the file into Premiere Pro and breath easy. Everything is okay. Throw a shoe at designers for not saving a version in RGB. 

Let me know what you think and if this has helped you out! Took me a minute to learn this one back in the day.