[Cin] Seconds to preroll render

Phyllis Smith phylsmith2017 at gmail.com
Tue May 3 15:41:02 CEST 2022

That is quite a discovery.  Hopefully, I can find time today to test that
as I have a really slow laptop and a decent faster laptop.
Maybe that is what makes the difference.  OR it could just be 0.5 seconds
is leftover from the really old days.

On Tue, May 3, 2022 at 2:18 AM Andrea paz via Cin <
cin at lists.cinelerra-gg.org> wrote:

> One thing that has always bothered me is that in the transition from
> an 11 year old notebook to a mid-to-high level PC, playback and
> especially reverse playback always suffered from the same lags and
> framerate drops. There wasn't the improvement I expected. In the
> Preferences > Performance tab, I tried increasing the "Cache size"
> from 256MB (default) to 4096MB without noticing any change (I have
> 32GB of RAM). I never touched the "Seconds to preroll renders" option,
> which by default is 0.5 seconds. Now I've tried to set it to 1.0s and
> the improvement in playback and reverse playback is EVIDENT!
> If anyone feels like trying to take a problematic project in timeline
> and increase the preroll time and then report the results, it would be
> a favor to me. If the improvement is also confirmed by others I will
> immediately put the tip in the manual, because it seems very important
> to me.
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