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Stuart Samuels
RAM getting unusually overloaded
on Jun 17, 2014 at 9:39:48 am

Hi.

I have a MacBook Pro with 8gb RAM.

Recently while working within AE the RAM has been getting overloaded VERY quickly. I have tried creating some extremely simple compositions and the problem persists. I've worked on much more complex jobs in the past without the problem, I have plenty of space on my hard drive, cleared the cache, closed all other programs, ran a memory clean program but it makes no difference.

Does anyone have any ideas why this might be happening all of a sudden and any suggestions on how to fix it?

Thanks

Stuart


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Walter Soyka
Re: RAM getting unusually overloaded
on Jun 17, 2014 at 2:24:17 pm

What do you mean by overloaded?

Are you seeing any slowdowns or errors, or just high RAM usage?

Walter Soyka
Designer & Mad Scientist at Keen Live [link]
Motion Graphics, Widescreen Events, Presentation Design, and Consulting
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Stuart Samuels
Re: RAM getting unusually overloaded
on Jun 17, 2014 at 2:46:59 pm

Hi Walter.

I'm getting a lot of slowdown and very high RAM usage (up to 95%).


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Walter Soyka
Re: RAM getting unusually overloaded
on Jun 17, 2014 at 2:52:18 pm

Have you changed anything on the system recently? Updated software or third-party effects?

Have you upgraded to Mavericks? Do you have App Nap turned off for Ae? What's the Activity Monitor memory pressure graph look like during a render?

Walter Soyka
Designer & Mad Scientist at Keen Live [link]
Motion Graphics, Widescreen Events, Presentation Design, and Consulting
@keenlive [twitter]   |   RenderBreak [blog]   |   Profile [LinkedIn]


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Stuart Samuels
Re: RAM getting unusually overloaded
on Jun 17, 2014 at 3:40:29 pm

Yes I have upgraded to Maveriks
App nap is off for AE
The graph stays pretty reasonable but the Memory Used reaches 7.99gb of the 8 available.

The machine then grinds to a halt and doesn't recover until I run a memory cleaning app.


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Todd Kopriva
Re: RAM getting unusually overloaded
on Jun 17, 2014 at 3:49:34 pm

Try enabling the Reduce Cache Size When System Is Low On Memory preference:
http://blogs.adobe.com/aftereffects/2012/10/after-effects-cs6-11-0-2-update...

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Stuart Samuels
Re: RAM getting unusually overloaded
on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:12:26 am

Thanks. I'll give this a try and keep my fingers crossed.

Stuart


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