Image previews load time

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Tom Roe

11 Sep, 2018 02:08 AM

The main reason I used to love Pathfinder was that raw image previews loaded much quicker than in finder and I could skip through them to quickly find the images I wanted. In version 8 they have slowed down to a crawl - about 4 seconds per image to load the preview compared to 1-2 seconds in finder. Also, you now have to wait for the image preview to load before you can view time/date and other metadata as opposed to finder where this happens instantly. Does anyone know if there is a setting I can change to make previews load quicker? Or is this just a significant downgrade with the new version?

Thanks

Tom

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 12 Sep, 2018 05:51 AM

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    Hi Tom, 

    May I ask you to follow the instruction and check if the issue still persists: 

    1. Delete Path Finder and its traces according to the article: 
      http://support.cocoatech.com/kb/installation-and-compatibility/how-...
    2. Download the latest version of the app from our site

    Please note that this will remove your custom preferences of Path Finder. 

    Let me know how it goes. 

    Best Regards, 
    Jordan
    Path Finder Support Team 

  2. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 12 Sep, 2018 05:51 AM.

  3. tom roe re-opened this discussion on 26 Sep, 2018 06:24 AM

  4. 2 Posted by tom roe on 26 Sep, 2018 06:24 AM

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    Hi Jordan,

    I went through your steps and there was no improvement. CR2 raw fits are still very slow with the new version.

    Interestingly, psd files that are sometimes up to 10 times larger in size are much quicker - around 1-2 seconds to load. Whereas the raws at about 40mb still take 4 seconds each.

    Please pass this on to the development team as I hope it can be fixed.

    Thanks

  5. Support Staff 3 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 27 Sep, 2018 10:57 AM

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    Hi Tom, 

    Thanks for reporting this issue!

    Forwarding the additional details to our developers now. 

    Make sure to let us know should any further questions arise. 

    Best Regards, 
    Jordan
    Path Finder Support Team 

  6. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 27 Sep, 2018 10:57 AM.

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