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Live crashes with the error message 'A fatal error has occured. Out of Memory'

  • Live Versions: 1 - 9
  • Operating System: ALL

Symptom

  • The error message 'A fatal error has occured. Out of Memory' is shown or appears in the log.txt.
  • Live crashes on loading, saving or when working on a Set.

Reason

Live has reached the limit of the available RAM.

Solution

Optimize your Live Set and make sure you have sufficient RAM installed. For more information about optimization and memory, please see this tutorial:

How to deal with RAM limitations and avoid 'Out of Memory' crashes

Related tags: performance