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Re: DPP for MAC too slow?
« Reply #15 on: September 07, 2012, 09:06:31 AM »
After doing a lot of tests using both the Mac and PC versions, I think I have managed to identify the cause of the issue. On the MAC version DPP has a problem handling folders with over around 400 images in them. It seems that there is a memory management issue. On the PC version, it does not appear to be a problem.
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Re: DPP for MAC too slow?
« Reply #16 on: September 07, 2012, 10:30:09 AM »
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Re: DPP for MAC too slow?
« Reply #17 on: September 07, 2012, 11:31:11 AM »
I have also been a great fan of PCs since the beginning. I have started using MACs I the last year, and I am a convert now. They are super fast, stable and just fun to use!
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Re: DPP for MAC too slow?
« Reply #18 on: September 07, 2012, 06:07:37 PM »
After doing a lot of tests using both the Mac and PC versions, I think I have managed to identify the cause of the issue. On the MAC version DPP has a problem handling folders with over around 400 images in them. It seems that there is a memory management issue. On the PC version, it does not appear to be a problem.
Very interesting. I run on a Mac as well and I tend to run into a lot out of memory issues when I have a big folder of pictures. Is it exactly 400 or there abouts? I might have to start splitting up things into more folders but if it helps with these issues then that's not a bad trade off.
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Re: DPP for MAC too slow?
« Reply #19 on: September 07, 2012, 07:22:19 PM »
After doing a lot of tests using both the Mac and PC versions, I think I have managed to identify the cause of the issue. On the MAC version DPP has a problem handling folders with over around 400 images in them. It seems that there is a memory management issue. On the PC version, it does not appear to be a problem.

I run into this often too.
I've also found splitting up my files into groups of less than 300 speeds things up considerably on my i7 iMac and I get fewer DPP-out-of-memory warnings.
I once put over 600 raw + small jpgs from a trip into one folder and DPP basically hung up for minutes and then was extremely unresponsive.

the little I've used DPP on windows it certainly does feel snappier.  I don't think the program is making good use of multi-cores/threads on a mac and memory management is less than stellar.
Even Adobe stuff whips large raw images around like nuthin' on my machine while DPP drags along.

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Re: DPP for MAC too slow?
« Reply #19 on: September 07, 2012, 07:22:19 PM »