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Fixed in 2018.2.X



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[Recorder] Invalid path in Movie recorder throws Encoder error



To reproduce:

1. Download attached project "" and open in Unity
2. Open "SampleScene" scene
3. Go to Window > General > Recorder > Recorder Window
4. Set the Options as shown in the attached screenshot
5. Click on "START RECORDING" button
6. Observe that Console starts spamming lots "Unable to encode video frame" errors
7. Press "STOP RECORDING" button
8. Observe that Console prints error:

"VideoMediaEncoder::~VideoMediaEncoder 8 encoding errors.
UnityEngine.GUIUtility:ProcessEvent(Int32, IntPtr)"

- This issue reproduces only on OSX
- Errors that are occurring in Windows are shared in Comments section

Reproduced on Unity 2018.2.0a3, 2018.2.0b8 and 2018.2.0b11
Could not reproduce this issue on Unity 2017.1, 2017.2, 2017.3, 2017.4, 2018.1 and 2018.2 because for some reason Recorder becomes corrupted

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