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  • Tue, Oct 9 2018 12:40 PM

    2018.9 Slow response and Playback

    I haven't been able to go past 2018.3 without experienceing slow response from Media Composer.

    Two to three second lag after every edit command, playback lags the same.

    The sequences are short (about 60 seconds), but have approximately 16 stereo audio tracks,

    all with RTAS plug-ins (Waves). Anyone experiencing same?

     

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  • Tue, Oct 9 2018 8:51 PM In reply to

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    Re: 2018.9 Slow response and Playback

    Chris

    Can you do a mix down of the audio and try that?  

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  • Tue, Oct 9 2018 10:39 PM In reply to

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    Re: 2018.9 Slow response and Playback

    A mixdown might help but it would stall while trying to playback in realtime if it were overtaxed I had a lag issue as well and it was a printer plugged into a usb port disconect it and fast as  ever...

     

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  • Thu, Oct 11 2018 1:05 PM In reply to

    Re: 2018.9 Slow response and Playback

    Hey Marianna,

    Thanks for responding to this. I’ll give it a shot. I do think it has to do with the RTAS plugins, which is Unfortunate since we use and rely on them extensively. My system at Big Sky is still on 2018.3, which seems to do OK, still minor lag, but not major as with 2018.9. My system at home is running the 2018.9 software. I’ll try mixdowns, etc. and report back. Thanks, Chris
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    Re: 2018.9 Slow response and Playback

    Chris

    I think it is a combo of things.... as the app gets more features and beefier, that Mac might be on the edge.  Also, as you update the OS, some plug-ins need to be also updated.... 

    Let me check with the test team and see what they think

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    Re: 2018.9 Slow response and Playback

    Still I have a lot of problems getting premiere to run smoothly, If I press the play button it usually takes 5-15 seconds for the video to play back (sometimes only audio plays, sometime nothing happens, and sometimes I get the yellow "media pending" screen). I edit footage from the Sony a7 mk iii, DJI phantom 4 pro, and some GoPros (everything i 4K). I still believe my computer should be able to handle this. Does anybody know why it is so slow, or have any tips? Would greatly appreciate it!

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  • Thu, Oct 18 2018 3:14 PM In reply to

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    Re: 2018.9 Slow response and Playback

    moxoTopu...

    Mac or PC?  What exact computer model?  Any added devices like AJA or BMD or ?????

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