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i'm trying to see this file
I open it, but i don't know how to work with it, like such other files, even the one i usualy create.
The problem is that the machine is too slow!! but i have 2 giga of ram and double processor.
I put preview for every layer and quarter... but is all very difficult to understand if what i'm doing is wright or not...
02-13-2006, 05:19 PM
What do you mean by "slow". Do you mean it won't playback in real-time?
All but the simplest projects require at least a ram preview to playback in real-time. Even if you turn the viewport resolution down to a quarter (it will just render faster).
The file you describe is moderately intensive, all of the layers are 3d (a good opengl card would help a bit).
yes i like work with light and 3d leyer... but the time i spent is over and over the budget!!
so do you think the only thing i can do is a good open GL card?.... i start thinking about it...
I've got GeForce 5200... :(
02-13-2006, 06:14 PM
A geforce 5200 is a pretty decent card as I recall. I would see what the latest Adobe spec drivers are and make sure you have them before investing any money.
Your card is on the list. The latest driver supported driver is 77.56
See if that helps at all.
another thing you can do...
Pre-compose intensive layers, If you have a few layers that are processor intensive (IE moving lights with shadows) pre-compose them into their own compostion and render out that composition. Then setup a proxy to that rendered file. This will help significantly.
These comps will then run off disk which is better than telling after effects to re-calculate everything.
Thanks a lot!
There's no drivers for OSX :(
I think I'm going to try proxies!
02-14-2006, 09:19 AM
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