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  1. I've said this in the Beta forum but no responses there, so I'll try my luck here as it still applies:- Photo still cannot cope with transformations of groups, though I'm wondering whether its just shrinking the groups which causes issues (particularly shrinking smaller than their original size?) In these videos one shows that no issues occur when simply enlarging the groups, however there is significant lag when one attempts to shrink the groups (these are unadjusted sample pictures pixel dimensions 2560x1440) Please note when it appears I am touching the screen for an extended period of time, I am not, the app is just having a think:- This is with the latest Photo release 1.7.2.153 on a 1TB iPad RPReplay_Final1566425259.mp4 RPReplay_Final1566425594.mp4
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    RC2 lagging like hell

    Photo still cannot cope with transformations of groups, though I'm wondering whether its just shrinking the groups which causes issues (particularly shrinking smaller than their original size?) In these videos one shows that no issues occur when simply enlarging the groups, however there is significant lag when one attempts to shrink the groups (these are unadjusted sample pictures pixel dimensions 2560x1440):- This is with the latest Photo release 1.7.2.153 on a 1TB iPad RPReplay_Final1566425259.mp4 RPReplay_Final1566425594.mp4
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    RC2 lagging like hell

    As a further example, I've made a video of a document which is 10000 x 10000 pixels (equivalent to about four layers of 5000 x 5000 I guess) and performed the same scaling and translating with no lag. Surely this should be further evidence that there is something wrong with the group implementation? RPReplay_Final1565273562.mp4
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    RC2 lagging like hell

    However, I can manipulate single layers with wild abandon, with no slowdown whatsoever. Note these videos are done at 5000 x 5000 pixels RPReplay_Final1565254091.mp4
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    RC2 lagging like hell

    I have just been testing the latest version 1.7.2.151, and unfortunately the same problems occur. Any kind of manipulation of groups of layers is resulting in complete slowdown, and degradation of work. Leading to files being unable to be saved. I realise that I am probably coming off as a pain, but I just want Photo to be back to the glory of 1.6. When I try to manipulate groups of layers (in this case, just two), even with kid gloves, I experience horrendous slow down. Note that when the blue touch circle is on screen (and paused) the app has hung. When there is no blue circle I am giving the app every chance to recover. RPReplay_Final1565253975.mp4
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    RC2 lagging like hell

    Thank you so much for the detailed reply. I'm glad that something has been sorted out, I'm looking forward to loving this amazing program once more. I'm not quite sure I understand the reasoning that given as I would have expected similar problems when dealing with single layers. Unless one is dealing with the group as a whole (rather than individually) and then referencing memory that has not been allocated I guess.
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    RC2 lagging like hell

    To be honest it doesn't require much to get the app to slow down to a crawl, just manipulate a group of 3 layers or more on a reasonably large canvas for a few operations and you will experience serious slow down. If one works on individual layers then the app seems fine and smooth as it was on 1.6, however working with groups of layers is still very buggy.
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    RC2 lagging like hell

    Just as a further example, I've performed the same operations to individual layers (i.e. not in a group) and it is far harder to get the system to slow down. RPReplay_Final1565092284.mp4
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    RC2 lagging like hell

    I have an iPad Pro 1TB edition on iOS 12.4, and I can demonstrate a very simple video to show how the lagging occurs. Whenever it seems my touch is staying in one place, lagging is occurring (I have not simply held the touch there) It seems to be most prevalent when using groups of layers, the lag also builds up over a period of time. Eventually the system becomes inoperable, and one can lose all work or progress. It should also be noted that if one were to try to return to the main menu after the lag has begun, the file sometimes will not save. RPReplay_Final1565081610.mp4
  10. To be honest I was not running into any of the halting problems on the previous 1.6 build, I think there is a flaw in the coding somewhere. It feels like a memory leak. The iPad is a very capable device nowadays.
  11. I have used this beta fairly extensively, and there have been lots of improvements. However I am still finding fairly significant slow down on larger documents (I'm using 16000 x 8000 pixels) once we enter into a few layers of use (around 15 to 20). There tend to be significant slowdowns when trying to move or resize the layers (or groups of layers). I find that sometimes saving the document and then trying again to move the layers can improve performance. However this can lead to other issues such as significant delays in saving the files and sometimes not even being able to get back to the main menu. I am having to reduce the number of layers I work on to get work done unfortunately. I am also finding that occasionally I am unable to choose a new tool, the UI seems to acknowledge my presses but does not respond until I reset Photo. I was not facing these issues on 1.6. I am using an iPad Pro 12.9 with 1TB HD space
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    Performance Problems with AP 1.7.2.147

    My personal issue with Photo has not been corrected with 1.7.2.149
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    Slow down on large document (1.7.2.146)

    The latest beta (1.7.2.149 RC1) stills shows the problem. What I haven't demonstrated is that once this slowdown has started, the app can stay very unresponsive, even if one waits long enough for the app to have finished calculating what it needs to. As soon as the slowdown occurs, it becomes necessary to quit the app, and hope it is able to save your document, else one faces lost work. Also worth noting that it is not just resizing/moving/rotating the groups of layers, this is just the most easily demonstrable. I find it occurs with almost any task when dealing with groups of layers. It is such a problem that I have to either dramatically reduce the amount of layers of work with, or (and this only occasionally works) hide the layers I am not working on. I can also demonstrate this happens with smaller documents (in this case 5000 x 5000 pixels). At the end of this video I was trying to choose a colour but the app was unresponsive. Please note, I am manipulating a group of layers RPReplay_Final1564513172.mp4
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    Performance Problems with AP 1.7.2.147

    I can also demonstrate it using a smaller document say a 4000 x 4000 pixel document. Although it requires a few more operations in a row (though still around 7/8 layers in 1 group). All it requires is a few rotations/resizing as demonstrated in the video I made and the app begins to considerably slow down. Eventually the app will cease responding. No, this is not a genuine use case, but it demonstrates that there is a flaw in the app. This flaw rears its ugly head again and again in my general work (i.e. slow down with eventual app crashing), so much so that I have to keep returning to the main menu in an attempt to ensure the document is saved before it freezes completely.
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    Performance Problems with AP 1.7.2.147

    p_mac, I can't see where you tried rotating, or resizing any of the groups of layers? If you notice, the slow down occurs when I try resizing or rotating groups of layers on a large document. I only demonstrated this as it represents what happens during my workflow when I am using a number of layers and groups and trying to perform operations on them. I suggest you try making a large document (say 16000x8000 pixels), scribble a few layers, say seven, combine them into a group and then try to resize/rotate them.
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    Performance Problems with AP 1.7.2.147

    I thought it best to link the video here rather than making folks search for it 1.7.2.147 on 12 iPad 1TB iOS 12.4 RPReplay_Final1564486371.mp4
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    Performance Problems with AP 1.7.2.147

    I completely believe Peter, I have similar issues with the Beta with my work, I've given an example video on the beta forum. However the issues aren't just limited to resizing/rotating they can crop up seemingly at random given enough time and complexity of work.
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    Slow down on large document (1.7.2.146)

    Ive decided to record a video of the issues, please note I've done it this way as its always reproducible. However I find the with any large documents with just a few layers, the app slowly grinds to a halt and then needs to be forcibly quit. This will happen for any work I do over a short period of time, with enough complexity. iPad Pro 12 1TB HD iOs 12.4 The end of the video is where the app has hung, occasionally it manages to eventually fix itself, but mostly I have to forcibly quit the app and lose all my progress. RPReplay_Final1564486371.mp4
  19. To be honest, I am still incredibly frustrated with the beta. There is still hideous slowdown when working on large documents for a while, that require saving the document, then reopening. Then saving the document, then reloading. Then having to quit the app because it won't save the document, then having to redo all the work, hoping it won't crash before saving the document. The mere act of having to close the picture so that I can "auto save" my work, is a joke. The current state of the app is shocking compared to 1.6 which was a joy.
  20. Still terrible performance on large documents (16000 x 8000 pixels), I can add about 3 photos to this, and then try drawing and get enormous lag and general slow down. I also have to duplicate originally saved images in order to save them to iPad. Simply saving them to iPad does not work. None of this was occurring on 1.6
  21. I have been trying the new beta of photo on my iPad as 1.7 introduced significant lags on pencil use for large documents. Although this has improved, there is still quite considerable lag noticeable, especially as one adds layers and details. This is noticeable on drawing, erasing, most pencil interactions. To use an example to demonstrate the lag, create a 16000 x 8000 document, start drawing on a layer, add a new layer start drawing, repeat. It generally only takes around 6 or 7 layers for severe lag to start occurring. This did not happen for Photo 1.6 and previous versions. EDIT I should have stated this is 1.71.140
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    Affinity Photo 1.7.1 still bugged

    One can see the same lag at resolutions of 4000x4000 and most other reasonable large resolutions as long as one adds enough layers.
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    Affinity Photo 1.7.1 still bugged

    I just retried with the 16bit option, interestingly one has to add a few more layers to see the lag. RPReplay_Final1561460597.mp4
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    Affinity Photo 1.7.1 still bugged

    Perfect, thank you. RPReplay_Final1561412544.mp4
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    Affinity Photo 1.7.1 still bugged

    The only steps I am doing are 1. Create a new document with a size of 8000 x 8000 pixels 2. Try to draw on the canvas using the pencil 3. Notice how laggy it is I've tried using the iPads screen recorder, but it doesn't seem to identify where the screen has been pressed (i.e with a red dot) which means it is hard to show how laggy it is.
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