Error: Out of Memory??

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by Illmetaphor, Jul 30, 2009.

  1. Illmetaphor macrumors member

    Mar 15, 2009
    I am using Final Cut Pro 6.0 on a Mac Pro Quad Core with 8 gigs of ram. I am trying to edit some HD footage and it says error...out of memory. I am using 4 2 gig sticks.

    Does anyone have a clue??
  2. mperkins37 macrumors 6502a


    Jan 17, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    1 Could be low on HD space.
    2 Final Cut dealing with HD may actually be in need of more ram, that's why it'll hold 32 gigs.
  3. evil_santa macrumors 6502a


    Sep 23, 2003
    London, England
    this error comes up sometime when you dealing with photoshop or tiff file with alfa channels on, what seems to happen is it ok when you add the document , and work with it, but next time you open the project you get the out of memory error.!!

    I had it the other day on a project i didnt start , so i had to go through all the media until i found the tiff file, then take the alfa channel off in photoshop, all ok after that.
  4. Erendiox macrumors 6502a


    Oct 15, 2004
    Brooklyn NY
    8GB of ram is more than enough for FCP. Odds are your scratch disks are full if you're getting an out of memory error. Check your HD space.

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