High CPU Utilization with High Sierra

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09 Mar, 2018 05:37 PM

Hi I'm running Pixa Version 1.1.10 (1529) with macOS 10.13.3 on a MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016). I notice that Pixa consistently had very high CPU utilization (160%+) even when it is sitting idle in the background. Please help :)

  1. 1 Posted by aclose on 19 Aug, 2018 03:29 PM

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    I am still having this problem and it is making Pixa unusable. Here is some more info:
    Sometimes when I go to quit Pixa it issues a warning message: "Pixa is importing files, are you sure you want to quit?" However, I've left it running overnight and any imports should have been completed. I also notice that the Pix Live Folders continually look like they are updating, but the file counts never change. i.e., in the "Images" Live Folder it says I've got 7 images, that number is replaced by a grey circle as if it is being updated, and then it redisplays the number 7 again.
    I have attached the warning message mentioned about and a movie file of the Live Folders cycling through their updates. Your help is appreciated.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 20 Aug, 2018 08:12 AM

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    @aclose Are the live folders on BropBox (or similar)? If this is the case please try to turn it off and check if Pixa give you the same problem.

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