Exploring the Global Performance Cache (new in CS6)


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Exploring the Global Performance Cache (new in CS6)

As of version CS6, After Effects has made some major changes in the way that it manages the cache of your previously rendered and previewed frames. After Effects refers to this as its Global Performance Cache and that encompasses both RAM and disk-based caches, and these are the subjects I want to cover in this sidebar movie. As you may know by now, when you have performed a RAM preview on a composition, this green bar will indicate frames that have been cached or previously calculated and stored in RAM.

They need to be stored into RAMS so that After Effects can play them back in real time for your preview. Any change you make to your composition will cause this green bar to be erased, indicating it no longer has proper frames stored in RAM. For example, if I change the initial scale of the snowflake layer to 95%, you'll see that the green bar has disappeared just for the range in between those two scale keyframes. From the second scale keyframe onward, the value remains ...

Exploring the Global Performance Cache (new in CS6)
Video duration: 8m 13s 2h 19m Beginner Updated Nov 09, 2012

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Exploring the Global Performance Cache (new in CS6) provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 02: Basic Animation

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Video
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After Effects
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