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hey all. latly my itunes has been using insane amounts of memory
take a look - thats like 600mb. !!, this is after scrolling through my cover art in cover flow veiw.
itunes stores them alllll in memory. so while playing it will progressively take up more memory.
lol pretty silly

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I used to love iTunes, than I started to notice how much head room it needs and how much I just love using Winamp instead.
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I used to love iTunes, than I started to notice how much head room it needs and how much I just love using Winamp instead.
that any good for syncing ipod, etc?
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I just go to library and hit play it uses 22mb of memory.
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post #5 of 25
yeah... seems iTunes 7 & Coverflow = 400MB more ram/vm usage...

iTunes wanted some 4 hours to index my music... i didn't let it


just imagine the ram your media library app will need when you have a 5TB hdd...
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Thats why I have no album covers on it. It takes 20-35mb then
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Thats why I have no album covers on it. It takes 20-35mb then
i like my covers though. looks cool, but i like it when i play it on ipod. i guess depending on what i am doing at the time will decide what veiw i use.
i think it will be library view from now on
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I used to love iTunes, than I started to notice how much head room it needs and how much I just love using Winamp instead.
Winamp FTW! And @ OP, I'm 75% sure it can sync with Ipod. I know my Zune and all my Creative players have worked, and I think they allowed it to work wit Ipod.
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i like my covers though. looks cool, but i like it when i play it on ipod. i guess depending on what i am doing at the time will decide what veiw i use.
i think it will be library view from now on
just go into the songs only mode if your worried about mem. Unless you had a super fast harddrive there would be lag when the covers loaded
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post #10 of 25
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just go into the songs only mode if your worried about mem. Unless you had a super fast harddrive there would be lag when the covers loaded
my hdd is sataII so it dosnt have too much of a problem
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