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  • Mocha Ae troubles

    Posted by Jeremy Garchow on April 1, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    Making my way through some decently complicated masks/rotos.

    I’ve hit a snag where Ae simply stops working after trying to view the masks in Ae after pasting them on to a layer (not using Ae masks, but rather pasting directly on to a layer to get the soft edges). CPU is at 100%, and the preview monitor is simply frozen.

    I can scrub, open new panels, move things around, but the preview is locking up Ae something awful.

    I tried deleting memory/image cache.

    I can’t quit Ae, unless I force quit. If I force quit and open back up, I can work for a few frames until something locks up the display.

    I tried reducing the project to just the precomp, nothing helps.

    I am at a loss of what else to do. Any ideas?


    Jeremy Garchow replied 7 years, 10 months ago 2 Members · 4 Replies
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  • Jeremy Garchow

    April 1, 2016 at 9:56 pm

    After some more troubleshooting, it appears that there’s one frame that throws Ae for a tailspin.

    I tried redoing the Mocha data, but the same frame causes Ae to lock up.

    Once I delete the Mocha data, I can play everything back with no issues.

    This is a really complicated roto, and I’d hate to have to redo the whole shot. Is there a way to shake loose any weird data in Mocha?


  • Jeremy Garchow

    April 2, 2016 at 2:00 am

    It’s literally one frame.

    I guess I have to try and redo this shot from scratch. Weird.

  • Martin Brennand

    April 4, 2016 at 9:07 am

    Hi Jeremy,

    I assume you are the same Jeremy with the same issue you posted to our forums. I’ll follow up with you there and we can update this thread once you’ve found a solution.


    Martin Brennand | Product Manager | mocha – Imagineer Systems

  • Jeremy Garchow

    April 4, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    Yea, it’s the same Jeremy. 🙂

    I’ll send over the material today.

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