Spinning beachball while changing presets in AU's

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vern
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Spinning beachball while changing presets in AU's

Post by vern » Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:37 pm

Hi All

I have recently noticed that when I am using 3rd party Plugs Ins in AU format such at Fab Filter Saturn and UH-E Diva, changing presets results in a spinning beachball and clicks and pops in the master audio. This doesn't happen when using VST's but until recently this didn't happen using AU's either.
Has anyone else noticed this change in behaviour?

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Vern
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Re: Spinning beachball while changing presets in AU's

Post by nathannn » Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:44 pm

What generation is the cpu?
The Push / Novation Launch Pad / Novation Launch Pad Pro / Novation Launch Key
/ Launch Control XL / Machine MkII / Machine Studio / BeatStep / Livid OhmRGB / Livid Code V2 / Apc 40 MKII

no computers or synths

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Re: Spinning beachball while changing presets in AU's

Post by ozinga » Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:18 am

It happens here too

iMac 5K 2017 4.2 GHz i7
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Re: Spinning beachball while changing presets in AU's

Post by vern » Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:39 am

nathannn wrote:What generation is the cpu?
late 2013. 1TB HD (200GB free) and 16TB Ram. All flash storage. No libraries stored outside of the system drive besides NI and UVI.

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Re: Spinning beachball while changing presets in AU's

Post by stereohead » Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:39 pm

this happens to me when saving my project, can last as long as 10 seconds.

happens on my brand new Mac Mini (6 core 3.2ghz i7, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Macos 10.14.2)

and also on my macbook pro (quad core 2.8ghz i7, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM)

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Re: Spinning beachball while changing presets in AU's

Post by Steinholtz » Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:50 am

Do you by any change have a hardware midi controller connected? I have a similar issue with changing presets but only with some AU plugins. Fabfilter Saturn and Pro-Q 3 does this but also a few plugins from other developers. It seems to be related to my Akai APC40 MKII because when I change preset the Device Encoder no. 1 on the Akai flickers erratically. If I turn off the Akai, or lock it to another device, I don't get any flickering and Ableton does hang/no Spinning Beachball. I do not have the same issue with Ableton 9. My computer is a Mac Mini 2018 with an i7 cpu but I had the samme issue with my old Mac Pro 4.1.

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Re: Spinning beachball while changing presets in AU's

Post by stereohead » Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:56 am

Steinholtz wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:50 am
Do you by any change have a hardware midi controller connected?
just a push2 here.

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Re: Spinning beachball while changing presets in AU's

Post by [jur] » Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:22 pm

vern wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:37 pm
Has anyone else noticed this change in behaviour?
That is the question... What has changed in your setup, or which software OS did you update?
There's not many chance that things suddenly change by themselves while you're sleeping. :P
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