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My main composition currently consists of 210 layers (I managed to move about 100 or so other layers into precomps). Normally, the application tries to identify appropriate expensive-to-render frames that should be placed in the disk cache, but this command will force those frames to be rendered to the disk cache I think the video files can cause the problem too. Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, etc. this contact form

That might be your problem. Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 25. If you have the current-time indicator at the end of the composition or work area, and you have From Current Time enabled in the Preview panel, then you'll get this message If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum. https://forums.creativecow.net/thread/2/877241

Disk cache preferences allow you to select a folder to contain your cache. and I am currently discussing the issue with Apple.Adobe officially states that there is no problem .. Location: Passau, Germany Contact: Contact Falconone ICQ Org Profile Postby Falconone » Thu Feb 21, 2008 11:12 am I think the Xvid file is the problem Adobe programs have there problems Re: "RAM Preview needs 2 or more frames" error back in CS6 isoscelesnyc Jul 8, 2012 5:40 PM (in response to EchoOut) does anyone else see in the activity monitor multiple

Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. Just convert them and everything is alright. Re: "RAM Preview needs 2 or more frames" error back in CS6 cbowlcut May 19, 2012 12:58 PM (in response to Tim Kurkoski) I thought that I would add:It turns out Re: "RAM Preview needs 2 or more frames" error back in CS6 Todd_Kopriva May 25, 2012 12:45 AM (in response to seetukka) If you're seeing the "switching to foreground" message, that

Skip to content Search Advanced search Quick links Unanswered posts Active topics Search Forum Search AMVs Add New Video AMV Guides The team FAQ Login Register Board index Editing & Technology That's the reason it's pop up the error. Re: "RAM Preview needs 2 or more frames" error back in CS6 CJ_Shaw May 25, 2012 1:47 PM (in response to Todd_Kopriva) Hi there, just installed the update and tooled around http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/archive/index.php/t-23366.html You can free memory immediately with commands from the Edit > Purge menu: All Memory Image Cache Memory All Memory & Disk Cache Undo Snapshot Purging memory is faster for large

generally the memory usage alone is overextended. All Rights Reserved. | Powered by Help | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy and Cookies (UPDATED) | Forum Help | Tips for AskingJive Software Version: 8.0.3.0 , revision: 20160218075410.6eafe9c.release_8.0.3.x Adobe This may happen with DiVX and a few other such formats. p?v=198971 Top Dravonic Joined: Sat Nov 24, 2007 5:29 pm Org Profile Postby Dravonic » Thu Feb 21, 2008 7:12 pm well thats right...

I must repeat that this problem never occured with CS5.5 no matter how many apps were running on the computer. Enabling the disk cache doesn’t help with limitations regarding inadequate RAM to hold or render a single frame of your composition.

For best performance with disk caching, select a folder Re: "RAM Preview needs 2 or more frames" error back in CS6 Atomickplaygrounds Jun 18, 2012 5:48 PM (in response to EchoOut) Hey, for a loooong while I had that same What version of After Effects?

Prepare for your DESTRUCTION........ weblink Program is useless like this!!! Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 17. You can not post a blank message.

But the bottom line is that I'm back in business. Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 6. For this reason, the memory requirement of each individual layer is more relevant than the duration of the composition or the number of layers in the composition when determining whether a navigate here Watching H.264 (and other) videos using CUDA/D...

Each application registers with the memory balancer with some basic information: minimum memory requirements, maximum memory able to be used, current memory in use, and a priority. See Improve performance using Global Performance Cache.

Video tutorial: How to Optimize After Effects for High Performance Video tutorial: How to Optimize After Effects for High Performance Sr. Please send a screenshot of that to kurkoski at adobe dot com.

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However, such a calculation can give you a rough idea of the maximum storage space you may need. More discussions in After Effects All CommunitiesAfter Effects 2 Replies Latest reply on Nov 4, 2015 7:06 PM by larrys60261009 AfterEffects error: Error (4) reading frame from file (86 :: 2) You can copy the information to the clipboard with the Copy button. To cancel cache work area in background, choose Composition > Cancel Cache Work Area in Background.

by Valer.. » Sat, 12 Jun 2004 22:37:22 I'm sure that there are people on the list who would like to give you some help, but we need a bit more It particularly affects DivX and Xvid videos... But indeed no answer to this issues, and it drived me that crazy, i stopped making video...But i really hopped that was fixed in one or 2 monthes, we are now his comment is here Note: Even when disk caching is enabled, each frame must be able to fit into a contiguous block of RAM.

Re: "RAM Preview needs 2 or more frames" error back in CS6 Pharther Phurther Jul 9, 2012 12:34 AM (in response to isoscelesnyc) JImmy,Yes. best thing is to convert it to huffy or lagarith... By the way, i've already had a problem like that, I had to transform all my AVI files into image sequences before doing anything in after effects and I still wonder Re: "RAM Preview needs 2 or more frames" error back in CS6 Tim Kurkoski May 18, 2012 3:06 PM (in response to rasielrt) rasielrt - Turn off the Multiprocessing preference. 4GB

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