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Re: Very bad performance with PM6 on Mojave
« Reply #90 on: April 10, 2019, 06:44:49 AM »
I don't have a developer account with Apple but it would be interesting to know if PM6 still runs sluggishly on affected machines with the the latest Beta of Mojave 10.14.5.

https://www.macrumors.com/2019/04/09/apple-seeds-macos-mojave-10-14-5-public-beta-2/
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Re: Very bad performance with PM6 on Mojave
« Reply #91 on: April 12, 2019, 06:27:04 AM »
Here it is slow too. Installed the last Version of PM6, it´s unusable. I use PM5 now.

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Re: Very bad performance with PM6 on Mojave
« Reply #92 on: April 16, 2019, 02:30:26 PM »
I wanted to upgrade, but it sounds as if this isn't an upgrade for many/most Mac OS users due to speed issues. Back through the thread (Apr-04) there was mention of a new build release, but one that wouldn't fix the speed issue. Has this or is this still an issue? Do I pull the trigger and upgrade or hold off?  Is this still being addressed by devs?

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Re: Very bad performance with PM6 on Mojave
« Reply #93 on: April 16, 2019, 03:18:26 PM »
I wanted to upgrade, but it sounds as if this isn't an upgrade for many/most Mac OS users due to speed issues. Back through the thread (Apr-04) there was mention of a new build release, but one that wouldn't fix the speed issue. Has this or is this still an issue? Do I pull the trigger and upgrade or hold off?  Is this still being addressed by devs?

The issue has not been solved at this time.  We are investigating possible solutions and have been in contact with Apple on the issue.

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Re: Very bad performance with PM6 on Mojave
« Reply #94 on: April 16, 2019, 04:20:59 PM »
I have to jump in here as well.  I tried the PM5 and found it amazing but never bought or committed the time to it, now that 6 is out I really want to jump on the fast-culling bandwagon but the performance isn't nearly what I've been led to believe it is, and matches up with what people here are saying.

I'm on a macbook pro 2019, 16G ram, 512 SSD, importing maybe 300 photos at a go and running the latest version of Mojave if that helps at all.

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Re: Very bad performance with PM6 on Mojave
« Reply #95 on: April 17, 2019, 04:48:11 PM »
I have not read through this entire thread, but this reminds of a problem I had when I tried installing the ThinkorSwim app from TD AmeriTrade ... Everything was unbearably slow on my MacBook Pro, just trying to install it, yet it installed and ran fine on my friend's MacBook. Turns out the problem was an app called "Magnet" that I had installed on my MacBook. Perhaps some people have Magnet or some other app installed that is conflicting with PM 6? Simply posting system info would not necessarily reveal this. Just sayin' . . .

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Re: Very bad performance with PM6 on Mojave
« Reply #96 on: April 18, 2019, 03:06:59 PM »
I have not read through this entire thread, but this reminds of a problem I had when I tried installing the ThinkorSwim app from TD AmeriTrade ... Everything was unbearably slow on my MacBook Pro, just trying to install it, yet it installed and ran fine on my friend's MacBook. Turns out the problem was an app called "Magnet" that I had installed on my MacBook. Perhaps some people have Magnet or some other app installed that is conflicting with PM 6? Simply posting system info would not necessarily reveal this. Just sayin' . . .

It's not Magnet. PM is running fast on my 2017 MBP and I have Magnet installed. But good thinking, nifty programs like these that interfere (in a good way) with the way an OS usually works can cause major headache.

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Re: Very bad performance with PM6 on Mojave
« Reply #97 on: Today at 12:59:54 AM »
The issue has not been solved at this time.  We are investigating possible solutions and have been in contact with Apple on the issue.

-Kirk

Any update on this?

I tried to change the monitor profile to sRGB, this makes a difference like you mentioned, but it has not the same performance as PM5. You mentioned in previous post that most users will use the 'Color-LCD' profile, in my case (and I think many other professional users as well), the monitor (built-in Retina screen) uses a custom profile made by a monitor calibration device (Spyder5Pro). Changing to sRGB or another pre-installed profile is not an option for permanent use, because this give incorrect colors.
I also want to mention that sRGB gives a better performance on a Retina MacBook in comparison to a custom profile, but when I scroll trough the images using the left/right arrow keys it's still 2/3 images behind on the 'clicks'. With the custom profile it can be 10/15 images behind. On PM5 it's instant on all the profiles I tried.

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