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Gil Carlos Volpato

Affinity Publisher slow, very slow... and dying.

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Hello! I'm having performance issues on an iMac Retina 4K, 2017, 3Ghz Core i5 Quad-Core, 8Gb 2400Mhz DDR4, Radeon Pro 555 2Gb, when editing our product catalog, with 148 pages and 109 linked JPG images. My question: It would be better to have embebed images? Could this reduce the time for opening the file, loading the images, do the necessary changes and export the PDF?

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You can generally check with the macOS Activity Monitor how much memory size the whole occupies from your 8 GB RAM. Further maybe close other running apps you don't need at that time, so the Publisher process can occupy more from the overall then available mem. - Using directly embedded images should usually give some boost for loading up the whole file, as far as there is enough runtime memory available. Having a faster local SSD also should give some boost, when using your project file together with all images locally from that one.


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