Photoshop 21.1.0: Render Video command hangs on "Initializing Video Export"

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The Photoshop "Render Video" command hangs-up at "Initializing Video Export".  I've trashed prefs, verified all CC apps are up to date, etc.... to no avail.  This issue has continued to creep in for more than seven years and it's killing my workflow yet again.  Let's squash this bug Adobe!!!

macOS 10.15.3
Mac Pro (Late 2013)
3.7 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon E5
32 GB 1866 MHz DDR3
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Chris Henning

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Posted 4 months ago

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Jess Bicknell

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I found this worked:
System Preferences> Security & Privacy > Privacy tab > Full Disk Access.
Click the lock icon in the lower left, enter your admin username & password.
Click the + icon and add Photoshop to grant access to your hard disk.
Then restarting my computer.
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Luca Nicosanti

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tried does not work a shame for adobe
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Aniekan Udo

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I tried this and it worked for me! Thank you Jess
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René Damkot

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Same here on PS 21.1.3
OSX 10.14.6
MacPro 2010
3.33GHz 6 core Xeon
Radeon 7970 3GB

PS CS6 does render the same video without any issues whatsoever.