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Youssef NasriAfter Effects CS5 Issue!
by on Jul 20, 2011 at 2:04:33 pm

Hey guys when i press the RAM preview button to render the clip i am going to edit, it just renders like 10-20seconds of 1min.

Can you guys help me?

Installed RAM: 5,92 GB Current RAM Usage: 0,25 GB Allowed RAM Usage: 4,42 GB

Process ID Application Name Min Needed Memory Max Usable Memory Max Allowed Memory Current Memory Current Priority
5044 After Effects 0,40 5,92 4,42 0,25 1 - High

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Tudor "Ted" JelescuRe: After Effects CS5 Issue!
by on Jul 20, 2011 at 2:28:24 pm

AE is not an editing app. You will get limited previews, depending on the size of your footage and the size and quality of your preview. Edit in Premiere Pro and do your fx/compositing/graphics in AE.

Tudor "Ted" Jelescu
Senior VFX Artist

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Dave LaRondeRe: After Effects CS5 Issue!
by on Jul 20, 2011 at 2:34:42 pm

AE generates RAM Previews up to the point where it runs out of RAM to use. You don't have much memory, so that's all the preview you can get. For longer previews, reduce the comp window's resolution to half or less, use the Region of Interest (look it up in AE's Online Help), and Use Shift-Ram Preview (defaults to viewing every other frame).

It's a cinch you can't use multiprocessing, so if it's on, turn it off.

Dave LaRonde
Sr. Promotion Producer
KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA

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Michael SzalapskiRe: After Effects CS5 Issue!
by on Jul 20, 2011 at 3:28:25 pm

Dave and Ted have answered you well. Here's more info [link].

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