Performance Optimization

Your guide the most efficient playback and performance for projects large and small.

Turn Off Creative Cloud for Best Performance on macOS
We strongly recommend that you disable Adobe Creative Cloud when using Isadora with macOS – and probably whenever you're using any software that requir...
Tue, Aug 6, 2019 at 6:01 PM
Optimizing for Speed
There are many factors that influence Isadora’s video processing speed, including the speed and type of your processor, amount of RAM installed on your co...
Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 6:51 PM
Isadora 2: Optimizing Your Computer for Isadora
NOTE: This tutorial describes best practices for optimizing your computer operating system when working with Isadora software. For details about Isadora’s ...
Thu, Jun 13, 2019 at 12:15 AM
Isadora 1: How Many Videos Can You Play at the Same Time?
[SEE ALSO: Optimizing for Speed] We are often asked if Isadora can separate video images to multiple projectors. The answer is yes: Isadora has the capabi...
Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 11:20 PM
Making Your Patch More Efficient using the Gate, Selector and Router Actors
The 'exec src' property found on the Gate, Selector and Router actors is an advanced feature which allows you to tune your patch for highest perf...
Tue, Aug 6, 2019 at 6:52 PM
Isadora 2 Quick Start: Movie Playback
Introducing Movie Player 2.0 The new Movie Player actor in version 2.0 offers more efficient video playback of H264 and Apple Pro Res codecs using Apple&...
Tue, May 28, 2019 at 5:13 PM
Understanding the New Isadora v2.0 Actor Processing Mode
Summary: In Isadora v1.x there was an inconsistency in the way values were passed from one Actor to another. This article explains in detail how that behavi...
Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 9:21 AM