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Speed on MacBook Retina?

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I've noticed that, since I've moved to my new MacBook, a retina, that the UI in Amadeus feels terribly terribly slow.

I've given it more 'maximum ram', played with the GPU settings, etc. All to no avail.

Thoughts here?

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I've noticed that, since I've moved to my new MacBook, a retina, that the UI in Amadeus feels terribly terribly slow.
What about the version at

http://www.hairersoft.com/Downloads/AmadeusPro.zip ?

It seems that for some reason I don't understand, Apple's drawing routines become terribly inefficient on "retina" displays when asked to draw lines with coordinates that are not integers or half-integers. The version at the link above does the corresponding round-offs and seems to perform much better (at least when I use my iPad as an external "retina" display, I do not yet have any of the new MacBook Pros to test on). Regards,

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Speed on MacBook Retina?

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Hi,

are there any other improvements in this version compaired to the usual current version? I don't use a MB Retina.

Thanks
Jürgen

Am 03.07.2012 um 16:22 schrieb Martin Hairer:
I've noticed that, since I've moved to my new MacBook, a retina, that the UI in Amadeus feels terribly terribly slow.
What about the version at

http://www.hairersoft.com/Downloads/AmadeusPro.zip ?

It seems that for some reason I don't understand, Apple's drawing routines become terribly inefficient on "retina" displays when asked to draw lines with coordinates that are not integers or half-integers. The version at the link above does the corresponding round-offs and seems to perform much better (at least when I use my iPad as an external "retina" display, I do not yet have any of the new MacBook Pros to test on). Regards,

Martin

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are there any other improvements in this version compaired to the usual current version? I don't use a MB Retina.
I fixed one bug that could cause intermittent crashes.
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Re: Speed on MacBook Retina?

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Martin Hairer wrote: It seems that for some reason I don't understand, Apple's drawing routines become terribly inefficient on "retina" displays when asked to draw lines with coordinates that are not integers or half-integers.
I'll check it out, thanks!

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Still sluggish, faster but still sluggish.

In fact, the UI sort of became totally unresponsive at parts, ended up with beach ball. Hit 'play', scrolled around a little bit, then, when I tried to press 'stop' it wouldn't respond. Space bar wouldn't respond either. The events seem to have gotten cued up, and eventually quit.

Checked console for errors, nothing obvious- these were in there however:


7/4/12 2:50:01.936 PM Amadeus Pro: Error setting input stream format -10868 å’ˇˇ
7/4/12 2:50:01.936 PM Amadeus Pro: Format for source 0 is 2ch-44100.00Hz-32bit-'mcpl'

BTW- the file I'm messing with = 32 bit, 48,000 ~40 minute long vinyl recording. Responds pretty well on my iMac.

Tried to use both integrated and discrete graphics card in the MBP. Seems that, regardless, I get a lot of beach-balling.

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Hi, could you please send me a few Activity Monitor samples from when you get the beach ball? Open Activity Monitor, select Amadeus Pro and hit "Sample Process" to generate those. Please send directly to Martin@HairerSoft.com, not to the forum. Thanks,

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am@retina

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Hi,

I also had problems with my new retina and amadeus.
But they seem to be solved or at least much better when I follow apples advice to enable the low resolution field in the information window of amadeus.

Frank

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Very handy tip! Hadn't seen that yet... Muuuuch better.

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For anyone who's got a "retina" MacBook… Could you give the version at

http://www.hairersoft.com/Downloads/AmadeusPro.zip

(build 1491) a try? This version should run *much* faster on the retina display. Please let me know if this is usable now. Regards,

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Post by axtrabacylus »

Build 1495 did it, runs very smoothly on Retina now
Thanks Martin, you did iyt again!
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Version 2.1 should work fine at retina resolution.
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Poor Performance on Retina Display, Amadeus 2.1.2

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Hi Martin-

I just upgraded to a 15" macbook pro Retina display, and Amadeus Pro is performing very, very slowly- particularly the zooming and scrolling.

This is with version 2.1.2, which I see contains an update for the retina. Is there anything else I can try? This software has been a major part of my workflow at work, and I'd hate switching to something else.

Thanks!
Jake

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