Working with the persistent disk cache


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Working with the persistent disk cache

In the previous movie, we discussed updates to the RAM cache in After Effects. Now let's discuss updates to the disk cache. It's now referred to as a Persistent Disk Cache, and I'll show you why. First off, let's see where it is. I'll go to my Preferences > Media & Disk Cache, and as before, After Effects keeps two different cache files. One is the Conformed Media Cache. Some formats, such as MPEG, need to be decoded and saved in a cache file for After Effects to use them. The nicest thing about the Conform Media Cache is some other programs, such as Adobe Media Encoder and Premiere Pro, can also share this cache and use previously cached files.

You can clean the database, the pointers to this cache, but you need to go manually empty it if you want to get rid of old cached files. Separate from that is the disk cache. This is where After Effects stores previously calculated frames that no longer reside inside RAM. You can set your disk cache size, choose where to pla...

Working with the persistent disk cache
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Working with the persistent disk cache provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer as part of the After Effects CS6 New Features

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