Imac (Gaphic Card 4GB, 32 RAM) and After effects?


Please I want to ask about After effects, I love this software, I am using macbook pro (speed 16RAM) but the software is very very slow. I increase in preference but still very slow.

so I am thinking to buy Imac 5k , graphic cards 4GB, RAM 32.

do you think it is perfect option for after effects?

do you recommend another options?

Thanks a lot.
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It seems that it's slow for a lot of people on a Mac.  Getting a new Imac might not be the solution.  See if you can turn off App Nap.

If you've already done this, how old is your MacBook Pro?
mb4everAuthor Commented:
Hello serialband,

I didn't find ( app nap ) in ( get info) maybe it is old option and they removed it.

I have the newest version after effects.

Mine is:
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013)
David AndersTechnician Commented:
Adobe has a webpage about improving After Effects speed.
A separate volume for the cache is highly suggested
A separate fast disk (or disk array) to assign the disk cache folder to, is ideal. Because of their speed, SSDs work well for this function.
Similar to Photoshop where the scratch disk running on the boot drive is much slower.

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App Nap is not an old option.  I see it on El Capitán.  It should be in the top section as a checkbox Prevent App Nap, when you do a Get Info directly on the App in the Applications folder.
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