Error: “Macromedia projector has encountered a problem and needs to close.”

When launching an EdAlive program, the following error occurs:

  • ”Macromedia projector has encountered a problem and needs to close.”

To resolve this issue, try the following suggestions.

Possible Solution A

Run the program in compatibility mode.

Possible Solution B

Open the QuickTime Player and select “Preferences” from the “Edit” menu. Under “Video Change” on the “Advanced” tab, make sure “Safe Mode (GDI)” is selected.

Possible Solution C

Try reinstalling the software, possibly on another computer.

Possible Solution D

Download and install the latest version of Macromedia software from the URL given below.