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After Effects 24.0 ram preview not using all of ram on Mac Silicon but it's fine on Mac Intel

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Nov 23, 2023 Nov 23, 2023

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I'm trying to ram preview a clip in After Effects 24.0 on my new m2 mac studio and it will only preview 10-50 frames. Sometimes it dumps the frames all together after previewing 50 frames. I've cleared disk cache and restarted, and it makes no difference. 

The same clip is fine on my intel Mac, it previews the whole thing no trouble. So I thought it was something to do with my intel mac having 64gb of ram, and my mac studio only having 32gb. 


But after reading on here about previous versions being buggy with silicon macs, and trying everything I could, I thought I'd give After Effects 23.6.2 a try. And it's fine. Does the whole lot no problem, actually more than my intel mac with 64gb. 


Looking at activity monitor it seems After Effects 24.0 gets stuck at using about 8gb of ram, where as 23.6.2 uses as much as it needs. I've checked settings and they're all identical. 


Anyone else having this problem, or know how to fix it?



Error or problem , Freeze or hang , Performance , Preview






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