I see that there have been several posts regarding Shotcut and memory consumption on this forum. However, I haven’t seen anyone having the same issue as me. If I’ve overlooked an older post, please point me to the source.
I’m using the latest Shotcut on my Linux system with 32 GB of RAM. However, strangely enough, it’s not enough. Shotcut is very memory hungry. I do wonder why. I am using the AppImage version of Shotcut as I have been told to do so in this very forum. Has the AppImage version something to do with this? There seems to be a memory leakage of some sort. Opening and closing projects consume more and more memory until there is nothing left. I constantly have to restart Shotcut for freeing up memory.
For example, after having opened a project, edited it, and closed it without exiting Shotcut itself, Shotcut is consuming more than 16 GB of RAM: