Capture One 12 and memory over-run

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Capture One 12 and memory over-run

Postby jeremy_harbinson » Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:47 pm

I am using Capture One 12.1.4 on Mojave 10.14.6 and I have had a problem which looks like a serious memory leak. When this happened C1 was not actually being used - at least not by me. The leak may even have happened when my computer (a MacBook pro) was nominally asleep. I noticed it when I woke the computer and there was message that system memory was exhausted and that I needed to switch off some apps. C1 at this point was using 60 - 70 GB (I do not remember the exact number - that is in the crash report that was sent yesterday). All other apps were normal. I 'force quit' C1 and sent off the crash report. When this kind of memory over-run occurs it seems to damage a lot of other running apps so they need to be restarted, so it is a bit of a mess. I had the same problem with C1 11 about a week ago (same computer, same C1 data). In that case I noticed the 'out of memory' warning only in the morning by which time nearly all apps apart from C1 had been shut down.

I contacted Apple today and asked if I could limit memory use by C1 - not possible, it seems. Their advice was to run C1 only while carefully monitoring its memory use.
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