Shotcut Crashes Every Time I Try To Open My File

I was working on a video, and saved it as an mlt. Every time I go to open the file (I have tried all of the Open file options in the file pull down menu), it stops responding and crashes. I have made sure I have the newest version of Shotcut. Maybe thats the problem? I’m not sure. It’s super frustrating that it won’t even open it’s own files. I even tried uninstalling the program and reinstalling it. I really need this project. Can anyone help me out?

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This sort of thing is difficult to troubleshoot because no else has your files, and there are no steps you can provide to reproduce it from a fresh start. Did you try using File > Open MLT XML As Clip…? That will try to open it as an uneditable virtual clip.