The initial video file was about 1Gb, I needed to cut it and add audio to it. I tried exporting with DV PAL encoding, there was about 15Gb of free space on the hard drive. It took a long time to export and somewhere at 90% it showed the message that free space on the drive was out. I closed Premiere, the target directory where encoded AVI should be exported was empty. The search by name doesn't find anything. Disk cleanup freed only 5Gb. Could you please tell me what the directory where Premiere store a temporary files while Encoding Sequence.
THANKS IN ADVANCE!
Where you tell it to go.
I see: "on the hard drive" as singular, meaning that your system does not meet minimum requirements. Take into consideration that Adobe requires at least a dedicated 7200 RPM SATA disk next to the OS disk and none should be filled more than 70%. That is easy to accomplish with todays prices.
The directory I told it to go doesn't weigh 15Gb. I'm running Premiere on my laptop and doing all the operations on the system disk C:\ I thought 15Gb of free space is quite enough for such operation. Btw any kind of HDD once will be FULL in such way.
Generally you are about I should free space on the system disk by deleting unnecessary fles. It seems to be a space just fled into a nowhere. (-.-)
So if I use an external HDD will the encoding affect the system disk C:\ ?
I figured out that Adobe stores temporary data in "C:\Users\UserName\AppData\....\Adobe" but system disk cleanup doesn't affect these files. So you are free to delete it manually.
I found saved files eating up a 87GB of space in two locations:
1) "C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp" (5GB)
2) "C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Common\Media Cache Files" (82GB) All of the working files are created here and can be deleted. This is where the Indexed and Conformed files are saved.
Thanks, I have been trying to find these files for a while now.as they were eating up my hard drive space.
Hello, I have a very similar problem. A few days ago I was alarmed to see all of a sudden my Main Hard Drive full.
The editing station that I'm working on is a new computer and all media and scratch disks are assigned to a project folder on another hard drive.
I started digging through the main drive to find what is loading the drive and realized that Media Cache files folder has over 30 Gigabytes of data in it!
In the Adobe Premiere Media Settings there is an option to redirect the Cache files or Save them next to originals check box (Which I selected).
This brings me to very important questions:
Answers to these questions are very important for me and I would be very grateful to get answers to them :-)
Wow. Thanks so much for this, 123. I was looking everywhere for the temp files as well. I was really worried that my solid drive space is going to run out. I redirected the saved media files cache folder to this one, so I can just clean it out from the Preferences folder in Premiere. Thanks again.