Animate crashes my computer

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Animate crashes my computer

Post by marcospb19 » 2019-06-22T17:37:13-07:00

When i run

animate 6b48cf22e4c7d62.gif

My pc crashes or almost crashes if i close it fast enough

Here's the gif:

Version: ImageMagick 7.0.8-48 Q16 x86_64 2019-06-01

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Re: Animate crashes my computer

Post by magick » 2019-06-23T12:37:46-07:00

The animate program loads all the frames in memory and likely thrashes your system. You can reduce memory usage by forcing the pixels to disk:

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animate -limit memory 0 -limit map 0 6b48cf22e4c7d62.gif
For your use case, try firefox or ffplay instead.

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